Part-Time Dental Lab Technician (13114285)
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Huntsville, AL 35801
Oral Arts is a full-service dental lab, Veteran owned since 1970, which manufactures dental prosthesis, such as crowns, bridges, implants, dentures, partials, and orthodontic appliances such as retainers, splints, night guards, sports guards, etc. This entry level position provides a great opportunity and introduction into the field of dental prosthesis. The ideal candidate will display good hand and eye coordination along with artistic expression.
Part-Time Dental Lab Technician
4am-8am OR 8am-12pm
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Construct prostheses by following the dentist’s prescription; make models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient’s mouth, build-up wax replicas of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encase the wax in a mold material and melt away the wax; replace the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polish and finish the appliance
Correct dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances
Complete implant procedures by fabricating prostheses to fit implants the dentist places directly into the patient’s jawbone
Replace partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures (metal and non-metal)
Replace missing facial and body tissues due to injury, disease, or development abnormality by fabricating maxilla-facial prostheses
Utilize and conserve supplies and equipment by completing plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting; use CAD/CAM units; maintain inventories; keep equipment operating
Possess artistic instincts with attention to detail
Must be a willing worker with a great attitude!
1 year of experience in artistry, CAD/CAM, production, construction, food industry, or any other position requiring manual dexterity (hairdresser, mechanic, jeweler, sewer, carpenter, etc.)
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to read and write
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and maneuver materials
With or without reasonable accommodation, the physical and mental requirements of this job include the following:
seeing, hearing, speaking, and writing clearly. Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for long periods of time and may involve climbing stairs regularly. Additional physical requirements may include: Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.
Oral Arts Dental Laboratory is an EOE – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities