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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

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
12

Orthodontic Assistant

Preform ALL orthodontic chair-side procedures (doctor specializes in Damon self-ligating, Ortho2 Software, digital radiographs, and Dolphin Imaging Software), comfortable taking alginate impressions and pvc impressions for invisalign, indirect bonding, and lingual braces

  • All lab duties (pour ups, trimming, fabrication of essix and bonded retainers)
  • Certified with Suresmile scanning procedures, wire insertions, and software
  • Assist with all sleep apnea patients using somndent, herbst, and moses sleep appliances (new patients, records, delivery, checks)
  • Cross trained as location #2 new patient coordinator (using a 3D x-ray machine, explaining treatment options, discuss finances and payment plans, checking insurance, scheduling future appointments, letters to general dentists, and follow up calls)
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Business
AS
Applied Sciences
BA
Business Administration
13

Orthodontic Assistant

Prepped operatory rooms to doctors satisfaction

  • Utilized tools such as autoclave and ultra-sonic
  • Assisted doctors with all scheduled appointments
  • Took and developed x-rays
  • Answered phones, made appointments, and performed clerical duties
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
14

Orthodontic Assistant / Lab Tech

Prepared the patients for treatment and provided support as needed

  • Collected the diagnostic data for the doctor and assured completion of all charting requirements
  • Provided orthodontic care through placement of braces, bands, and arch wires
  • Ensured instruments and work areas were clean and sterilized according to infection control procedures
  • Conducted x-rays, took photographs, and took impressions for the patients while ensuring their comfort
  • Worked in the lab to pour and shape molds of impressions for presentation
  • Made quality orthodontic retainers and appliances through care and attention to detail
  • Appropriately advised the patients on proper care and maintenance of appliances and good oral hygiene
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Leadership
Technical
15

Orthodontic Assistant

Inventory control and ordering

  • Taking and Editing of digital x-rays and completed x-ray certification
  • Completed sterilization of dental instruments
  • Completed clinical care on patients
  • Worked closely with families on explaining dental procedures and follow-up scheduling
  • Set-up and carried out OSHA policies and program development in the office
  • Helped switch from a paper charting system over to the digital system
  • Coordinated the CPR training for all staff members, and completed the training course
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
28
years
at this job
16

Administrator / Treatment Coordinator/ Orthodontic Assistant

Assisted in redeveloping practice, expanded patient base.

  • Coordinated administrative office functions and marketing strategies.
  • Discussed financial planning and treatment plans with patients.
  • Attended Orthotrac seminars, networked sixteen systems.
  • Fitted bands, placed and tied arch wires, took and poured impressions, prepared teeth for bracket placement, took x-rays as well as photos.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Dentistry
C
Certificate
AS
Applied Science
17

Orthodontic Assistant

Assisted with orthodontist in the practice during procedures.

  • Prepared examination rooms on a daily basis in anticipation of appointments.
  • Took alginate impressions of patients' mounts to plan orthodontic appliances.
  • Checked braces and retainers for signs of wear and teeth for problems such as stress fractures, etc.
  • Provided diversified administrative support including but not limited to management of high-volume call traffic, scheduling appointments, retrieving, updating and filing patient records.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
18

Orthodontic Assistant

Maintained clear, organized orthodontic records and charts.

  • Educated patients about the importance of proper nutrition and oral hygiene.
  • Worked closely with patients and their families.
  • Cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
  • Successfully completed OSHA compliance training.
  • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Dietetics
MS
Public Health Nutrition
19

Orthodontic Assistant

Trained in assisting the Doctor with the initial bonding and removal of braces and other orthodontic appliances.

  • Responsible for taking impressions and bite registrations as well as pouring and trimming plaster models for labs or presentation.
  • Able to perform routine maintenance of braces including changing arch wires, elastic ligatures and power chains, placing of open and closed coils, etc.
  • Responsible for properly placing separators, and fitting and cementing bands.
  • Trained in taking digital panoramic and ceph x-rays.
  • Proficiency in accurately charting patient's treatment and progress.
  • Accountable for educating patients on oral hygiene and appliance care to motivate patients in order to achieve the best results from orthodontic treatment.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Cpr, X-ray, And Dental Assistant
20

Orthodontic Assistant

Took off patients old colors & wires and replaced with new colors and wires.

  • Placed brackets on patients teeth for a new bonding.
  • Informed patient of proper hygiene and care of braces.
  • Helped in taking Orthodontic records; including x-rays, alginate impressions, & series of pictures.
  • Maintained and cleaned dental lab, sterilization room and patient rooms.
  • In charge of instrument sterilization and tray set-ups.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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