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.
- 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.