Job Title: Denture Department Manager Technician
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: 80-90K- depending on experience
A second generation true full-service laboratory located in Philadelphia, PA. We provide services to all dental specialties, equipped with a full digital suite of solutions from intraoral scanning to milling and printing. Our laboratory is located in the heart of South Philly, known for its rich culture, variety of foods and entertainment, closeness to center city and historic district and convenient to major throughways to NJ and DE (both 10-20 mins away).
We are currently seeking a full-time, skilled and experienced Removable Technician Department Head to join our team in Philadelphia, PA. As a Removable Technician, you will be responsible for the fabrication, adjustment, and repair of removable dental prosthetics according to our client’s prescription. As the Department Head, you will discuss and communicate with clients regarding case concerns, questions, appliance design and treatment planning.
Read and interpret prescriptions/work orders.
Communicate with dentist-clients by phone, email, text, etc. with case specifications, concerns, questions.
Fabricate complete dentures, partial dentures, and removable dental appliances according to dental prescriptions and specifications.
Utilize dental impressions, models, and digital scans to create accurate and comfortable removable prosthetics.
Design and customize denture frameworks, clasps, and other components for optimal fit and functionality.
Perform denture teeth set-up and denture processing using appropriate equipment, techniques and materials.
Conduct denture repairs, relines, and adjustments based on patient needs.
Collaborate closely with dentists and their team members to ensure patient satisfaction and quality outcomes.
Maintain accurate records of cases, materials used and lab activities.
Stay updated with industry advancements, new materials, and techniques related to removable prosthetics through social media, trade publications, journals, courses and meetings.
Adhere to infection control and safety protocols in accordance with industry standards.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Proven experience as a Dental Removable Technician with at least 5 years.
Knowledge of dental anatomy, occlusion, and removable prosthetics principles.
Proficiency in the fabrication and adjustment of complete dentures, partial dentures, and removable dental appliances of commonly used materials.
Familiarity with dental materials, alloys, and acrylics used in removable prosthetics.
Experience in denture repairs, relines, and adjustments.
Strong attention to detail, manual dexterity, and ability to produce high-quality work.
Ability to work efficiently independently and in a team under pressure and meet deadlines.
Education and Certification:
Completion of an accredited dental laboratory technology program preferred but not necessary, Certification as a Dental Technician (CDT) preferred but not necessary, Master Dental Technologies (MDT) preferred but not necessary.
Chair-side experience and denture conversions helpful by not required.
Schedule: 8 hour shift. Our business hours are 8am – 4:30pm with 30 mins for lunch
- SIMPLE IRA with 2% Company contribution
- PA Sick Pay
- Group Health Insurance (Tiered company contribution)
- Paid Vacation (Tiered with tenure)
- Paid Holidays