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National Dentex CT Dental Laboratory Technician I (CT DLT I) in Reno, Nevada

Description

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

  • Model work

  • Pour impressions

  • Filet bites

  • trim and articulate models

  • Waterjet Blasting

  • Sort cases

  • 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

  • Guide Assembly

  • 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

  • Depth Control

  • 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

  • Guide QC

  • 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

  • PMMA Fabrication

  • Alginate mixing and handling

  • Investing provisional bridges in flasks

  • Mixing and packing acrylic

  • Cleaning flasks

  • Sculpt and define teeth/tissue anatomy

  • Analog Placement

  • 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

  • Gaskets/Bites Fabrication

  • 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

  • Detail oriented

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • No experience required

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Small machinery

  • Hand-pieces

  • Chemicals

Physical Requirements:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Required

  • 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

Education

Required

  • High School or Equivalent or better
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