Dental Technician Cad Cam

POSITION TYPE: Dental – Lab

SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Technician Cad Cam

SHIFT: Day

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

About Us:

Full-Service Dental Laboratory. we are investing in digital technologies and expert technicians to help us deliver world-class products and support to our customers and their patients. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer match, paid time off, and more.

Summary of Position:

Generally, a Technician will have knowledge in one or two intermediate types of dental prosthetic appliances. The fabrication process for each appliance differs and has many steps, and a Technician will generally have knowledge in only one or two steps in that process.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan the appropriate setup and operation of various laboratory tools and ensure proper quantities of raw material inventory is on hand for fabrication of appliances
  • Read prescription forms and/or specifications from customers and examine dental models or impressions from customers to determine the design of the appliance to be fabricated
  • Scan appliance into lab management database which tracks technician’s work performed and amount of time spent fabricating each appliance
  • Create a model of the patient’s mouth by pouring plaster into the dental model or impression allowing plaster to set
  • Fabricate, alter or repair the specified appliance according to customer’s instructions on the prescription form.
  • Test appliance for conformance to specifications and accuracy of occlusion, using articulators and micrometers
  • Place appliance on articulator that mimics bite and movement of patient’s jaw to evaluate functionality of appliance
  • Scan appliance into lab management database upon completion of designated fabrication tasks assigned to technician and place appliance in designated area for the next step in the fabrication process
  • May involve contact with customer to clarify instructions not clearly identified on the prescription form or if problems arise in the fabrication process
  • Maintain a neat and clean workspace to prevent workplace damage and minimize potential for injury

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Requires manual dexterity, strong attention to detail and good spatial and visual perception
  • Ability to lift up to ten pounds and occasionally heavier
  • Requires flexibility and adaptability to meet laboratory demands
  • Ability to communicate with customers regarding technical ramifications, specifications and appliance designs
  • Ability to follow safety rules when operating hand tools
  • Can work under general supervision

To apply please send your CV to rosa@dentalcareerservices.com
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