National Dentex CT Dental Laboratory Technician I (CT DLT I) in Reno, Nevada
Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are hiring a number of key positions within our organization including this CT Dental Laboratory Technician I opportunity at NDX nSequence located in Reno, NV. Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!
Salary is negotiable and will be dependent on experience and skill proficiency.
The regular hours for this position are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.
This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K; and tuition reimbursement!
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:
Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist.
Communicate effectively with adjacent department personnel
trim and articulate models
Identify case specific printed pieces to keep them separate from other cases
Operate waterjet to clean printed pieces
Quality check each piece for breakages, misprint or missing components
Quality check surgical/Maven reports and compare to actual surgical guide
Setting drill sleeves into guides
Fitting guides and other printed pieces together for proper fit.
Fitting simple guides to their respective casts for proper fit in patient’s mouth
Use surgical reports to quality check surgical guides and bone models
Select proper drills and handles to take photos of them in the surgical guides
Inspect all printed components and their function/fit
Ensure standards and protocols have been met for each case, using the Consultation Notes as a guide
Alginate mixing and handling
Investing provisional bridges in flasks
Mixing and packing acrylic
Sculpt and define teeth/tissue anatomy
Cut implant analogs to proper length
Adjust bone model to accept analog
Place analogs into bone model thru the surgical guide, using the Maven/surgical report as a reference for implant mount selection
Quality check analog placement
Implant parts assembly
Retrofitting PMMA bridge over implant parts
Wax block out over bone model and temporary cylinders
Cut block out straws
Injecting silicone bite material to fabricate Gasket
Injecting silicone bite material to fabricate Bite
Use surgical blade to trim Gasket and Bite down to proper size
Arbor band silicone pieces to smooth down for surgical use
Clean and polish all components of the case
Denture Box Labeling
Use Surgical/Maven reports as reference for choosing the amount of boxes needed
Select respective labels to place on each of the components’ containers
All other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities Required:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent
No experience required
Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or reach.
Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions.
Read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation.
Ability to effectively communicate technical information.
Vision capabilities: depth perception, attention to detail, and/or color.
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
- High School or Equivalent or better