STEPS Dental Therapist
Posting DetailsJob TitleSTEPS Dental TherapistRequisition NumberTE05041Department Name7A312: Dentistry- Turfland Gen DentWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$15 p/hrType of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
HSRequired Related ExperienceRequired License/Registration/CertificationPhysical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of timeShift
M-F Day ShiftJob Summary
The person in this position assists dentist with 4-handed dentistry during adult and pediatric procedures, including restorative, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery and implant procedures. Prepares tray setups for commonly performed procedures. Obtains radiographs as instructed by dentist. Inserts and finishes temporary, composite and amalgam restorations, with minimal adjustment required by the dentist. Places sealants. Takes opposing impressions, packs cord and fabricates temporary for crown and bridge procedures. Pours and trims diagnostic models. Constructs custom acrylic trays. Fabricates temporary crowns. Prepares case for delivery to lab; ensures quality impression, bite registration, shade, lab slip complete, before sending to lab. Prepares, cleans and sterilizes instruments and supplies according to proper procedure.Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply10/27/2020University Community of Inclusion
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