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Orthodontic Assistants help orthodontists assist patients who require corrective procedures for alignment and spacing issues with their teeth. Tasks highlighted on sample resumes of Orthodontic Assistants include taking impressions of teeth, pouring and trimming models, fabricating retainers, and taking and developing x-rays. Applicants interested in becoming Orthodontic Assistants list a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and on-the-job training or an associate's degree or certificate in dental assisting on their resumes, along with licensure in certain states.

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Orthodontic Assistant

Received "exemplary" and "exceeds expectations" ratings on all performance reviews.

  • Demonstrated the ability to interact with patients.
  • Assisted in placing and removing orthodontic appliances. Full records including taking panos, cephs, and 3-D scans.
  • Commended for multitasking abilities; frequently assigned the more difficult procedures and challenging patients.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
2

Orthodontic Assistant

Assisted with Orthodontist and other procedures under the direct supervision of a dentist.

  • Prepared and arranged needed tools and instruments for scheduled procedures.
  • Handed necessary tools and equipment to the dentist and provided assistance during treatment.
  • Recorded findings, changed barriers, or sterilized equipment.
  • Taking care of the Patient to get ready for ortho treatment.
  • Bonding Banding, Making clear Retainer, Belching Tray, Impression, Lab skills, ordering the Equipment, putting Head Gear, Face Mask.
  • Front and Back Assistance.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Cpr Certified
Biology
3

Orthodontic Assistant

Worked with doctors and other assistants to coordinate the care of patients and their families.

  • Performed maintenance on Digital x-ray and other dental equipment.
  • Took and developed x-rays of patients.
  • Instructed patients and families on proper care of dental appliances.
  • Worked with staff and patients to coordinate scheduling
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
4

Orthodontic Assistant

Responsible to educate patients about their oral hygiene and post-operative care.

  • Established a trusting rapport with patients, thus, ensuring positive dental experience, reviewing patient's medical history.
  • Maintained daily schedules to ensure workflow efficiency and patient flow.
  • Assist as a Treatment Coordinator and handling other office duties.
  • Documented dental care service and maintained in patient charts/records.
  • Encourage development in dialogue, guiding organizations to transcend dysfunctional dynamics.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Marketing And Sales
5

Orthodontic Assistant

Prepared patients for orthodontic treatment.

  • Assisted orthodontist in bonding and banding brackets.
  • Exposed patients dental X-Rays and photos.
  • Made preliminary impressions for study cast and occlusal registration.
  • Instructed patients in oral hygiene and plaque control.
  • Established and maintained a clean and safe working per OSHA standards.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Orthodontic Assistant

Kept patients comfortable while preparing them for examination. Worked chair-side with Orthodontist performing procedures in a timely manner

  • Cleaned and sanitized instruments, making dental impressions along with taking orthodontic records, placing wires and bracket ties, instructing patients on after-care and making sure oral care is maintained, minor housekeeping, assisting office staff with patient records
  • Taking Panorex and Cephlomteric x-rays.
  • Singlehandedly found method to provide no cost disposal of sharps, saving hundreds of dollars a year
  • Implemented maintenance for statim
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
Adult Education
Customer Service
7

Orthodontic Assistant

Obtained impressions for retainers and appliances.

  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Properly removed orthodontic bands, brackets, and cement.
  • Analyzed and placed arch wires.
  • Performed office duties such as receive/post payments, maintain multiple phone lines, manage patient files, and schedule appointments.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
HS
Anatomy And Physiology
8

Orthodontic Assistant

Responsible for scheduling patient's appointments, prepare patients for record blood pressure.

  • Assisted the doctor with patient care and treatment as bracket placement, direct and indirect bond of porcelain and traditional brackets, fit bands, remove cement from bands using hand scaler, change arch wires, deliver of orthodontic appliance as expanders, forsus, mara and nance appliance
  • Collected diagnostic, records as pictures, cephalometric, panoramic x-rays and charted treatment progress for each patient.
  • Counseled patient and parent the importance of oral hygiene, and care for their teeth while in orthodontic treatment. Maintained smooth flow of information via computer network and also performed sterilization techniques.
  • Give post-operative care instructions as prescribed by the orthodontic by demonstrating good oral hygiene, removable appliances, tooth brushing technique and questioning patients to ascertain home care status, instructing patient/parent in techniques of flossing and brushing in accordance with protocol
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
9

Orthodontic Assistant

Took 3D scans with I Cat

  • Prepared Models for retainers
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records
  • Set up examination rooms and dental trays in preparation for examination and procedures
  • Assisted Front desk with scheduling using Orthotrac software
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
10

Orthodontic Assistant

Assisted with pre- and post-treatment records, impressions, examinations, and X-rays

  • Assisted orthodontist with full range of orthodontic treatment and appliances
  • Maintained X-ray processing equipment and solutions
  • Sterilization and prep
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job

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