Orthodontist

Orthodontist – 1day/8Hours 

Qualities we look for

  • Good eyesight
  • Manual dexterity
  • The ability to maintain concentration for long periods of time
  • A confident and friendly manner
  • Strong and adaptable communication skills
  • The ability to follow guidance and work efficiently

 

What will you be doing?

  • Using various diagnostic tests to determine the condition of patients’ teeth.
  • Studying patient records, including dental histories, plaster models of teeth, and X-rays to develop treatment plans for patients.
  • Discussing treatment plans and cost estimates with patients.
  • Treating occlusion issues and other oral conditions.
  • Instructing assistants on orthodontic procedures and techniques.
  • Collaborating with other specialists, such as dentists and oral surgeons, to coordinate orthodontic services within the overall treatment plan.
  • Fitting patients for various orthodontic appliances.
  • Scheduling regular checkups with patients to make adjustments to orthodontic appliances, such as tightening braces, and tracking patient progress.
  • Educating patients about on-going orthodontic care and explaining proper oral hygiene methods for good oral health.
  • Providing referrals to other professionals, such as oral surgeons, when needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field.
  • Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree or a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.
  • Further studies in orthodontics, accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA).
  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
  • In-depth knowledge of various molds and orthodontic appliances.
  • Experience using hand tools (periodontal scalers, band pluggers, cutters, pliers) and diagnostic tools (digital X-rays, 3D images).
  • Superb dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Outstanding patient management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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