Dental Lab Technician – CAD CAM

Job Title: CAD/CAM Designing Technician     -3 Shape                       

 Education: High School Diploma or equivalence

 Compensation: 25-30 per Hourly

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Retirement

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The CAD / CAM Designer / Technician will design crowns and implant abutments, create pink tissue, work with vendors, assist in the milling and scanning of cases and assist in other areas as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Design crowns and bridges for milling of zirconia products including implants and anterior cases
  • Coordinate the workflow of customer cases within the department from initial setup to completion of products
  • Interface with vendors and doctors by email and phone regarding cases, material selection, technical issues and delivery dates
  • Evaluate customer cases and production schedules to ensure timely completion of work
  • Inspect customer cases at key stages in the fabrication process to ensure specifications and standards are met
  • Fabricate, alter or repair dental products according to dentist’s instructions
  • Maintain a neat and clean department workspace to prevent workplace damage and minimize potential for injury

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 3 years of experience in Dental CAD/CAM designing and milling complex cases involving implants, anteriors and bridges
  • Must speak some English but not required to be fluent
  • Experienced in the selection of zirconia materials for milling of crowns
  • Certified Dental Technician (CDT) certification preferred but not required
  • Experience with 3Shape and Exocad Scanners and Design Software
  • Experience with milling equipment is preferred but not required
  • Requires flexibility and adaptability to meet laboratory demands
  • Ability to communicate with lab personnel and customers regarding technical ramifications and appliance designs
  • Ability to work with limited supervision

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Exposure to laboratory environment with some dust and heat due to the use of grinders, ovens and steamers
  • May require sitting for long periods of time, uncommon posture when fabricating appliances and continuous maneuvering of hands and fingers while working with small tools

 

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