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Orthodontist Assistants provide support to orthodontists with patients who need corrective procedures on their teeth to improve alignment and spacing. A typical resume sample for Orthodontist Assistant should mention duties such as preparing patients for procedures, helping them to feel comfortable, taking X-rays and photographs, creating molds of patient’s bite, sterilizing tools, and scheduling appointments. Those interested in an Orthodontist Assistant career should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: customer service, dexterity, being able to follow instructions, attention to details, effective communication, and infection control. An Associate’s Degree in dental assisting is usually required.

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Orthodontist Assistant

  • Answered phones and scheduled appointments for local orthodontist
  • Retrieved and documented charts
  • Prepared the orthodontist's workspace in advance of appointments
  • Provided assistance during patient check-ups
  • Developed X-rays
  • Learned to take and fill impressions for retainers
  • Taught patients how to properly care for their braces and retainers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Orthodontist Assistant

  • Prepare trays appropriately after review of daily scheduled procedures and treatments like bonding, debonding and broken bracket repairs. Perform required procedures, including placement of orthodontic appliances, excess cement removal, Impressions for appliances, pour up models, taking full records including taking Pano, Cephs, and 3-D scans.
  • Educating patients on proper oral hygiene, including brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Maintained clean and sterile environment according to clinic guidelines.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Individual Studies
BA
Healthcare Management
Health Science Career Studies
3

Orthodontist Assistant

  • Made dental impressions along with taking orthodontic records
  • Placed wires and bracket ties
  • Took Panorex and Cephlomteric x-rays
  • Instructed patients on after-care and making sure oral care is maintained -Sanitized Cleaned instruments
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
4

Orthodontist Assistant

  • Assisted the doctor with patient care and treatment as bracket placement, direct and indirect bond of porcelain and traditional brackets, fits bands, removes cement from bands, change arch wires
  • Take panoramic and cephalometric x-rays
  • Take impressions for initial and final models
  • Invisalign and banding of Invisalign attachments
  • Adjustments
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Clinical
5

Orthodontist Assistant

  • Assist the doctor with patient care and chart treatment.
  • Obtain diagnostic records such as study models, intra and extra oral photographs, Cephalometricand Panoramic x-rays.
  • Perform aseptic sterilization techniques.
  • Place brackets, bands, orthodontic arch wire and retie ligatures.
  • Assist with Invisalign treatment by taking PVS impressions and placing attachments.
  • Counsel patient and parent the importance of oral hygiene and nutritional care for their teeth while in orthodontic treatment.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Orthodontist Assistant

Work directly with the doctor in applying, adjusting and removing braces

  • Work independently on patients
  • Take and download digital photos an x-rays
  • Order supplies
  • Sure Smile scans on patients and models
  • Take impressions and make study models
  • Answer phone and schedule appointments
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
7

Scheduling Coordinator-orthodontist Assistant

  • Assist the Doctor in all aspects of Orthodontics
  • Taking calls from current and new patients using a multi line phone system
  • OrthoTrac Software proficient
  • Filing and maintaining electronic patient charts
  • Processing financial transactions, posting and processing end of day totals
  • Maintaining and updating recall lists
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
Education
8

Orthodontist Assistant

  • Take Records; Photos, Panoramic, Cephalometric and Occlusal X- Rays
  • Produce Essix retainers, Study Models and Manage Inventory
  • Assist in bonding Braces with Micro Arch, Ceramic and Innovation-R Brackets
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Fashion Design
AAS
Fashion Retail Management
Biomedical Informatics
9

Orthodontist Assistant/front Desk Associate

  • Oversee and assist 7 resident Dr.'s with Ortho procedures
  • Take impressions, intra-oral photos, measurements and X-rays, for patient records
  • Fit and insert retainers, wires, bands, brackets and ligatures
  • Set-up and assist orthodontist with laser and implant procedures
  • Fit and deliver appliances
  • Prep patients, materials and instrument trays for procedures
  • Provide patients with proposed treatment plans and cost estimates
  • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by orthodontist
  • Take and record medical and dental histories of patients
  • Schedule appointments and submit insurance claims
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
Radiation Safety
License
10

Orthodontist Assistant

  • Ordering appliances
  • Giving patients instructions on care and use of braces and appliances
  • Adjustment and placement of braces
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job

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