Dental Technician Ceramist



LOCATION: Burlington, Vermont, USA


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

General Description:

Responsible for building, contouring, and stain/glazing of esthetic anterior and posterior restorations including layered porcelain, monolithic zirconia, and lithium disilicate in a productive environment.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

· Read and review all paperwork on each case for correct information including prescriptions and specifications received from dentist. Clarify questions with supervisor.

· Confirm that all items needed are present and in suitable condition

· Choose the correct porcelain

· Build/Contour to correct anatomical contour, blend, and occlusion

· Fire at the correct temperature

· Add on when necessary

· Steam clean required items

· Place units back onto dies, back onto models

· Return items to the proper pan

· Complete cases according to work ticket schedule, notify supervisor of late cases

· Scan and initial cases as required

· Follow all safety rules and regulations as well as standard operating procedures

· Perform tasks at one primary workstation

· Manipulate small items and hand tools

· Operate a sandblasting unit as well as a steam cleaner

· Custom Shading

· Perform/Document routine scheduled Preventative Maintenance of equipment

· Participate in Company sponsored training and meetings as required

· Support and incorporate our Mission, Vision, and Core Values

· Clean work area daily

· Perform other duties as required and assigned


Skills and Abilities Required:

· Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English

· Stay organized and manage work based on work tickets, Dr. preferences, and due dates

· Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment

· Ability to meet assigned production levels, quality standards, and timelines

· Excellent hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and depth perception

· Ability to pay close attention to details


Minimum Education and Experience Required:

· CDT preferred but not required

· Minimum of 5 years of experience

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