Job ID: 174091353

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
Job Description

Job Purpose:

Maintains and improves patients' oral health by fabricating full temporary and final all-on-four prosthetic dental bridge, according to dentist prescriptions.

Duties:

  • Completes implantology procedures by fabricating prosthesis to fit implants the dentist places directly into the patient's jawbone.
  • Replaces partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing full temporary prosthetic with triad bar and final dental bridge prosthetic with manufactured titanium or chrome-cobalt bar.
  • Constructs prosthetics by following the dentist's prescription; making models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient's mouth taken by the dentist; building-up wax replicas of part or all of the mouth and teeth on the model; encasing the wax in a mould material and melting away the wax; replacing the wax with acrylic materials and make the replacement appliance; polishing and finishing the appliance prior to it being placed in the patient's mouth by the dentist.
  • Utilizes and conserves supplies and equipment by completing wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, polishing, sandblasting; maintaining supplies inventories; keeping equipment operating.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
  • Updates dental laboratory technician job knowledge and skills by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances dental laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.

Skills/Qualifications:

Customer focus, Command of analog dental technology, Procedural skills, Documentation skills, Strong verbal communication, Attention to detail, Solid job knowledge, Team Player, Leader, Enthusiastic, Dental health surgical experience is preferred.

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