Duties and responsibilities for this one day per week (Thursday) position include the full range of delegated orthodontic duties, such as:
Cut arch wires, remove loose bands, or remove loose brackets on orthodontic appliancesand remove excess bond material from orthodontic appliances.
Remove bond material from teeth with rotary instruments after removal of orthodontic appliances, etch appropriate enamel surfaces before bonding of orthodontic appliances by a dentist, preselect orthodontic bands and place and remove elastic orthodontic separators.
Attach prefit and preadjusted orthodontic appliances, remove and replace ligature ties and arch wires on orthodontic appliances, remove fixed orthodontic bands and brackets and deliver vacuum-formed orthodontic retainers.
Other duties as assigned
This position is for working on Thursdays only. For this one day per week position, the pay is $25.50 per hour.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Graduate of an accredited dental assisting program.
Minnesota RDA/LDA or LDH license.
Current CPR certification.
Experience working with a diverse patient base.
MUST be available to work on THURSDAYS
One year experience as a dental assistant, preferably in an orthodontic office.
Orthodontic assisting experience.
Outstanding customer service and communication skills, good attention to detail, great team attitude and strong ability to multitask.
Internal Number: 327311
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