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Job ID: 107539

Lead Removable Dental Technician
University at Buffalo


Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Lead Removable Dental Technician
University University at Buffalo
Department SDM Restorative Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry
 
 

Position Summary
As the Lead Removable Dental Technician, you will:

● Accomplish, manage and oversee Removable Prosthesis work requirement, workflow, manage inventory, support and guide co-workers and students
● Guide, train and educate laboratory staff
● Oversee pre-doctoral educational program including demonstrations and lectures
● Fabricate and complete removable and implant denture prosthesis as submitted
● Fabricate dental casts from impressions, arrange denture teeth on articulated casts, accomplishing appropriate arch form, tooth contacts and anatomic contour required for complete, removable and implant prostheses
● Accomplish processing of restorations including flasking, processing compression molding, injecting molding and restoration finishing
● Effect repair of prosthesis using auto polymerizing methyl methacrylate, manage the workflow and accounting for this system
● Maintain a clean and organized laboratory
● Conduct education in the following lab areas: Compression molding,; Ivoca; Ivobase; lingualize balanced occlusion, monoplane occlusion and cusp form balanced occlusion; treat dental students, faculty and patrons appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications
Significant experience in denture setup, partial design, and repair; demonstrated manual dexterity that displays sound 3-D spatial and visual perceptions; ability to read and write English to accommodate doctor’s prescriptions and work authorizations; fluent understanding of laboratory terminology; ability and willingness to follow detailed instructions; strong teamwork and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CDT Certification
  • Teaching or training experience is a plus
  • Denture CAD exposure is a benefit

Contact Information
Contact’s Name Jill Uebelhoer
Contact’s Title Assistant to the Chair
Contact’s Email jgu@buffalo.edu
Contact’s Phone 716-829-6396


 
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