Senior Orthodontist Assistant

Perform the following job duties under supervision of an orthodontist:

  • Take preliminary and final impressions
  • Pour and trim models
  • Chart treatment progress for patients
  • Perform initial/final records
  • Take photos, digital x-rays including pano, ceph and 3-D scans, intraoral and facial pictures
  • Place separators
  • Fit and cement bands properly
  • Orthodontic measurements, place metal and porcelain brackets
  • Bend wires with specific details
  • Debanding of brackets and bands
  • Remove and polish cement turbo bites
  • Check braces and retainers for signs of wear and shifted teeth
  • Instruct patients on hygiene and care
  • Seat Invisalign
  • Insert, size, adjust removable retainers
  • Change orthodontic wires, attach power chain, add drop-in hooks and guide patients on use of elastics.

Will work at three locations in Littleton, Centennial and Aurora, Colorado

Required Experience: Orthodontist assistant certificate or 3 years of experience as an orthodontist assistant.

Required Minimum skills: Under supervision of Orthodontist, 1 year of experience with the following:

      • Bending wires to reposition teeth
      • X-ray diagnostics
      • TMJ diagnostics
      • Prepare treatment plans