Dental Technician – Orthodontic


SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Technician – Orthodontics

LOCATION: Vancouver, BC – Canada

Pay: 65K – 85K

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Our Laboratory is located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, where our laboratory has seen tremendous growth over the past 10 years. We set ourselves apart from the competition by delivering excellent results in areas where dentists benefit from our technical experience and expertise – Anterior reconstructions and all types of Implant restoration – especially as it relates to new CAD/CAM technology, materials, and procedures!  We are now expanding to include a full product line of removable/denture restorations. 

As CAD/CAM technology continues to change the face of dentistry on all fronts, Shanto is leaping into the future by diving deeper into Digital Dentistry.   By providing outbound and inbound marketing, training and education for both technicians and dentists, as well as automated customer communications – we are BRINGING DIGITAL TO THE DENTISTS! 


As one of the largest and fastest-growing full-service labs in BC, we are currently seeking experienced, skilled orthodontic technicians to work full time in our dental lab. 

 We are seeking knowledgeable technicians with experience in the responsibilities listed below. 


General Responsibilities: 

  • Custom bend wire framework for various fixed and removable orthodontic appliances
  • Design, fabricate or repair orthodontic appliances
  • Read and follow detailed instructions from the dental professional
  • Prepare dental models for the fabrication of appliances
  • Polish and buff appliances



  • CDT/RDT license preferred but not required
  • Minimum 2 years wire bending experience
  • Knowledge of orthodontic appliances and their functionality
  • Be able to multitask and make quick decisions
  • Be independent and self sufficient
  • Keep up with the fast-paced operation
  • Good hand eye coordination
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised

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