Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job Description

An orthodontic dental assistant performs many of the same duties as an orthodontic assistant, but a dentist must be consulted before working on children.

Updated on:     
October 12, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Orthodontic Dental Assistant to work in our office. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and we're looking for someone who is motivated and has a positive attitude.

Orthodontic Dental Assistant Duties:

  • Assists orthodontist and dentist in completing dental and orthodontic procedures, including x-rays and impressions
  • Prepares orthodontic appliances such as bands, wires, and braces
  • Assists orthodontist and dentist with patient examinations and procedures
  • Maintains and maintains orthodontic records, x-rays, and treatment records

Orthodontic Dental Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the maintenance of office records including scheduling, inventory, and billing
  • Perform dental and orthodontic procedures
  • Provide patient information and treatment plans
  • Uphold dental practice policies and professional standards
  • Deliver orthodontic and dental services
  • Arrange for and coordinate appointments
  • Follow cleaning, sterilization, and disinfection procedures
  • Insure patient confidentiality
  • Clean, stock, and organize treatment rooms
  • Maintain and clean equipment
  • Assist in labeling of instruments
  • Other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Requires Associate Degree or high school diploma or equivalent and 3 years experience

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