Dental Associate - Orthodontic Practice

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Join a dynamic and supportive team, contributing to the success of a well-established orthodontic practice. This role provides an opportunity for growth and development in the field of orthodontics, working closely with the Practice Owner/Specialist Orthodontist.

Job Description: Dental Associate - Clinical Assistant (Orthodontics)

Type: Specialist Orthodontic Practice

Established: 1993

Location: Douglas

Team: 13 employees - 1 Specialist Orthodontist, 3 Orthodontic Therapists, Clinical Assistant, 4 dental nurses, 3 receptionists, 1 practice manager

Working Environment:

"We would like to welcome you to our orthodontic practice! We take pride in offering a friendly and professional working environment, characterized by minimal turnover and a close-knit team. Our commitment to staying up to date with advanced technology ensures that you'll be part of a forward-thinking and innovative workplace. Looking forward to welcoming you to our team!"

Role: Clinical Assistant to the Specialist Orthodontist


  • Support the Orthodontist in putting on and taking off brackets.
  • Handle tasks related to changing aligners, Invisalign, and general ortho technician duties
  • Assist with scanning, x rays, and chairside procedures
  • Work collaboratively with the Orthodontist/Practice Owner who implements treatment plans and the Associate will implement these
  • By providing valuable support, you play a key role in relieving the Orthodontist/Practice Owner of routine tasks, allowing more time for tackling complex cases. The more pressure you can alleviate, the greater opportunity the Practice Owner will have to invest time and support in your professional development
  • Utilise general dental knowledge to offer dental health advice and diagnosis
  • Work mainly on digital platforms, including dental monitoring

Must be BDS qualified and have minimum 2 years general dental experience.

Working Hours: 3 days a week (Possibly 2 days, excluding Mondays and Fridays)

Hours of Work: 8:45 AM - 5:45 PM

Overtime: Paid

Start Date: 02/04/2024

Education:  BDS Qualification

Dental Software: TOPS

Dental Technology: Dental Monitoring


Payroll: Monthly

Salary: Salaried, with overtime paid

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