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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

Trained in all aspects of general dentistry assistance.

  • Assistant to the only Orthodontist at NAVSTA Norfolk resulting in the highest producing department within the entire United States Navy Dental Corps. Responsible for office management, general administrative duties, patient screening, creation of records, patient correspondence, chairside care, and oral hygiene and instruction.
  • Aid in surgical placement of intraosseous Temporary Anchorage Devices and responsible for proper exposure of Orthodontic diagnostic radiographs.
  • Patient safety and quality and risk management. Ensured proper adherence to JCAHO and OSHA protocols.
  • Solely responsible for accurately ordering supplies and managing a clinic operating budget of over $25,000.
  • Ensure accurate provider source verification with CCQAS for Quality Assurance.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
Registered Nursing
22

Dental/orthodontic Assistant

Efficiently utilize four handed dentistry techniques of instrument exchange, oral evacuation, tissue retraction, and materials preparation, also helped distribute medications for in office sedation.

  • Able to perform routine maintenance of braces including changing arch wires, elastics, ligatures and power chains, placing of open and closed coils, etc.
  • Accountable for educating patients on oral hygiene and appliance care to motivate patients in order to achieve the best results from orthodontic treatment.
  • Responsible for properly placing separators, and fitting and cementing bands.
  • Debanding of braces and bands, removal of cement, impressions of retainers, start/final photos.
  • Adept at ordering dental supplies and maintaining stock.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
23

Professional Orthodontic Assistant

Performed routine orthodontics adjustments for patients

  • Assisted with performing full bonding procedures
  • Performed laser procedures
  • Performed impressions and panoramic X-rays
  • Scheduled/ Confirmed patients appointments daily
  • Updated patients file information
  • Answering multi-line telephone system
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
24

Orthodontic Assistant

Conducted preliminary oral health exams and instructed patients in oral hygiene, translating between medical professionals and Spanish-only patients. Built rapport with patients to relax them and ensure their comfort before and during procedures.

  • Used computer system to schedule patients, order inventory on a monthly basis, post payments, and update patient records. Answered multi-line telephone and performed insurance verification.
  • Performed inventory cycle counts monthly prior to placing orders for additional supplies. Received and verified incoming supplies and distributed throughout the clinic.
  • Orthodontics included changing wires, assisting in placing braces, brace removal, permanent retainer placement, and temporary tad placing.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Nutrition And Culinary Arts Student
25

Receptionist/orthodontic Assistant

Marketed the doctor's practice using various methods including social media.

  • Organized patient and insurance files.
  • Tracked office and dental inventory monthly.
  • Scheduled patient appointments and billings.
  • Performed daily office duties while assisting patients and doctor.
  • Handled patient insurance issues with various agencies.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing
26

Orthodontic Assistant

Manage time efficiently between four patients at a time.

  • Ensure that all patients that left office were in great standing and were comfortable.
  • Assisted at front desk as far as filing paper work, answering telephones, booking appointments and answering any questions.
  • Presenting potential patients with information on their orthodontic plan and describing what is entailed.
  • Cleanliness of office at end of day.
  • Maintaining and trimming of patients models.
  • Properly educating patient and parent on proper oral hygiene.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Fashion Merchandising And Design
Business And Marketing
27

Orthodontic Assistant

Maintained and directed the flow of a very busy Orthodontic practice

  • Performed all orthodontic assisting functions in a timely manner
  • Assisted with general accounting functions
  • Handled sensitive/confidential materials daily
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Duties Functions
BS
Health Care Administration / Human Resource Management
28

Orthodontic Assistant

Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist during orthodontic procedures.

  • Record treatment information in patient records.
  • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Pour study casts.
  • Clean teeth, using dental instruments.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Chci
29

Orthodontic Assistant

Responsible for taking impressions as well as pouring and trimming models and making retainers

  • Able to perform routine maintenance of braces including changing arch wires, elastic ligatures and power chains, placing of open and closed coils, bonding and banding/ debonding and debanding, etc.
  • Responsible for properly placing separators, and fitting and cementing bands
  • Provided Oral Hygiene instructions, education of care and maintenance of braces
  • Responsible for orthodontic records including panoramic and cephalometrics x-rays, intraoral and extraoral photos
  • Managed inventory and procurement of clinical supplies
  • Sterilization of chairs and instruments
  • Filled in at the front desk with scheduling appointments, answering phone, checking patients in and out, helping patients fill out new patient forms and verified insurance.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
30

Orthodontic Assistant

Chair side assisting with preparing and maintaining dental instruments and instrument transfer.

  • Delivering patient personal oral hygiene instructions. Preparation of dental materials: Cements, Impression materials.
  • Removing excess cement from brackets and orthodontic bands. Pouring impressions and trimming plaster models for labs and presentation.
  • Instrument cleaning, sterilization/Disinfection, and re-circulation, operatory disinfection. Bracket set-up.
  • Inventory control and management. As well as front desk duties setting up appointment and pulling charts.
  • Ligature removal and replacement. Wire removal and placement. Pre-selection of orthodontic bands and separator placement.
  • Tooth preparation: prophy with a slow-speed hand piece and etching and sealants. Taking impression and bite registrations.
  • Fabrication orthodontic retainers, like essix and splints. Taking intra and extra oral photographs. Among other things that vary from office to office.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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