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(Archived) Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Last Updated: 12/06/21

Job Description

We are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of patient care in a welcoming, supportive environment. We are committed to and value people.. patients, providers, our team members. With empathy and compassion, our teams support patients on their path to better oral health and a confident smile.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Orthodontic Dental Assistant at Comfort Dental - Pensacola! The Orthodontic Dental Assistant must be willing to travel to a few practices in the area.

Responsibilities
  • Provide superior chair-side clinical support to Orthodontist by charting, patient education, operatory set-up and clean-up
  • Manage patient flow by responding to changes, prioritizing the next Operatory room for the Orthodontist and update Orthodontist on patient’s status.
  • Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, including but not limited to retainers, wires, or bands as prescribed by the orthodontist.
  • Take appropriate and accurate impressions when prescribed by the Orthodontist for diagnostic purposes. Pour said impressions in dental stone at a satisfactory and competent level.
  • Welcomes and greets patients in the reception area and provides a personal introduction
  • Takes and processes X-Rays
  • Performs friendly patient hand-offs
  • Enters and updates patient treatment plans at the direction of the Orthodontist using the company operational system.
  • Escorts the patient to check-out.
  • Completes sterilization processes for equipment and Operatory
  • Monitors all laboratory cases and ensure they are ready for the next day’s schedule
Qualifications
  • Dental Assisting Certification from an accredited school
  • 2+ years experience in Orthodontic Assisting
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • X-Ray certification, or the ability to acquire in a timely manner
  • Coronal Polishing and Nitrous Oxide certification preferred
  • Detail-oriented with strong patient focus
  • Ability to partner with team and contribute to welcoming environment for patients
  • Dentrix experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Details

Brentwood, Tennessee, United States
Marquee Dental Partners is a Dental Service Organization with nearly 30 brands in over 50 office locations. Our focus is on partnering with premier dental offices and clinicians in the Southeastern United States. Headquartered in Nashville, TN with offices in Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, and Florida, Marquee Dental offers its patients a broad range of services through their general dent...