We are looking for an Orthodontic Assistant for our affiliated practice, Dental One Associates, located in Oxon Hill, Maryland. This is a part-time position working Thursday only (7:30 am - 5:15 pm). Our ideal candidate will have hands on Orthodontic Dental Assistant, or formal training from a Dental Assistant program; and an x-ray license for the state of Maryland.
As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists.
Orthodontic Assistants play an important role in the overall operations of our dental practice. They perform chair side assisting with preparing and maintaining dental instruments and instrument transfer; deliver patient personal oral hygiene instructions; prepare dental materials to include cements and impression materials, removing excess cement from brackets and orthodontic bands; pour impressions and trimming plaster models for labs and presentation; conduct instrument cleaning, sterilization/Disinfection, re-circulation, and operatory disinfection; bracket set-up, among other clinical duties.