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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

  • Duties including insertion of arch wires, fitting bands, taking impressions and all bonding procedures
  • Performed and processed dental radiography, panoramic and cephalogram exposures
  • Fabricated vacuum-formed retainers
  • Provided general unit assistance as required
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
32

Dental/orthodontic Assistant

Provided chair-side assistance during clinical treatments as well as general chair side duties

  • Responsible for setting up and sterilization of treatment rooms
  • Assist Dentist/Orthodontist in making molds for teeth by pouring and separating models
  • Taking digital x-rays
  • Expertise in patient management and making patients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible
  • Responsible for giving instructions on proper oral hygiene
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Public Health
33

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Sound knowledge of clinical procedures and orthodontic terminology.

  • Administrated Panoramic and Cephalic X-rays, charting, and patient records.
  • Conducted routine patient care and monitoring, including instrument and material instrument setup and sterilization
  • Performed laboratory functions including taking, pouring, and trimming impressions
  • Proficient with OrthoCad
  • Chair-side assistance to clinicians during patient treatment
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Biology
34

Orthodontic Assistant

  • Assisted doctors with child and adult patients
  • Responsible for chart documentation, scheduling patients, receiving and posting payments, and answering phones
  • Supervise and train new assistants
  • Technician-on-call responsibilities
  • Developed strong communication skills, deep sense of punctuality, accuracy, efficiency and professionalism
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Broadcast Journalism
35

Orthodontic Assistant

Prepare instruments for patients appointments

  • Take dental radiographs of patients teeth for orthodontist
  • Take impressions of patients teeth, pour up study models and trim study models
  • Make retainers for patients after orthodontic treatment is completed
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Skilled in Orthotrack Orthodontic computer software
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
36

Dental/lead Orthodontic Assistant

Prepares treatment rooms, instruments and tray setups for dental procedure as well as greets and prepares patients for treatment. Records treatment information in patient records.

  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment, cleans sanitizing machines and equipment.
  • Exposes and mounts dental diagnostic x-rays. Assists the dentist during examinations, extractions and implant, oral surgery and treatment procedures.
  • Makes preliminary impressions. Pours, trims, and polishes study casts, fabricates custom impression trays from preliminary impressions.
  • Cleans, polishes and adjusts removable appliances as partials and dentures, fabricates temporary restorations to temporary crowns and seat permanent crowns.
  • Orthodontic measurements, place brackets and maintain patient treatment including adjustments, instruction on proper oral care and patient charting.
  • Assists with other duties as needed.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Education And Certification / Licensing
Assistant And Radiology
37

Orthodontic Assistant

Records including x-rays, study models, and photos.

  • Banding and Bonding including prepping teeth and placing brackets and bands for doctor to examine before curing.
  • Debanding including removing braces/bonding adhesive, seating/bonding
  • Used a slow speed hand piece for removal of bonding adhesive.
  • Assist doctor with laser removal of gingival tissue.
  • Scheduled appointments and went over patient care instructions.
  • Seat Invisalgin
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
38

Orthodontic Assistant

Prepare patients, instruments, & operatory prior to each procedure

  • Assist dentist with procedures: hand instruments, placement/removal of brackets, mix cements, irrigation, suction, retraction, etc
  • Fit/place bands, analyze & place correct arch wires, ligature ties, power chain, etc.
  • Take accurate PVS & alginate impressions, cephalic and panoramic x-rays, pour & trim stone models & fabricate removable appliances
  • Laboratory Management: instrument sterilization, autoclave monitoring, OSHA compliance, monitoring spore strips, procedure set-up, etc.
  • Monitor & maintain all inventory clinical inventory
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
39

Orthodontic Assistant

Placed brackets using direct bonding, removed and fitted retention bands and placed and removed ties.

  • Placed and removed appliances, permanent retainers
  • Answering the phone, making appointments, Ordered orthodontic supplies
  • Sterilized all instruments and equipment
  • Assisted Dr on all procedures
  • Record taking
  • Developing of x-rays using dip technique
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
40

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Accountable for helping doctor with child and adult patients, as well as special needs patients.

  • Completing duties such as placing of brackets, insertion of arch wires, fitting of bands, placing and adjusting appliances, taking intra and extra oral photos etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining and stocking clinical supplies, chart documentation, sterilization, taking digital X-rays.
  • Liable for properly instructing patients on the use and care of their orthodontic appliances.
  • Accountable for other administrative duties such as answering phones, scheduling appointments and maintaining patient records.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Nursing

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