Dental Lab Technician / Ceramist
DenMat Lompoc, CA
- Expired: March 25, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
The DenMat Dental Lab, located on the Central Coast of California, is searching for an experienced ceramist to complement our team. The ideal candidate will possess a Dental Technology degree from a college or technical program and 3-5 years experience in the fabrication and finishing of porcelain veneers, inlays/onlays, crowns and bridges. Pressed porcelain experience a plus.ObjectiveUnder general supervision will fabricate Lumineers veneers, inlays/onlays, crowns and bridges.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned. Perform high level, front end operations of the fabrication of porcelain fused to metal (PFM) crowns, full cast crowns (gold), metal based bridges, zirconium crowns, and lithium disilicate crowns. Read, interpret, and design pressed porcelain restorations from Doctors' prescription forms,Doctor preferences, and evaluator notes on the work ticket.
Ask questions as needed to complete the case to the client's... specifications. Interface with various support personnel to assure case success (e.g.
Technical Advisor, Consultants, Quality Assurance Technicians, Waxers, and Designers). Review and approve the work of Waxers, Designers, and Model Workers, as appropriate, for a case's production. Verify accuracy of tooth dimensions and occlusion of teeth, using micrometer and articulator and complete final fitting and glazing as required.
Ensure proper anatomy, margin, color, contact and occlusion are achieved. Maintain product quality standards with an internal unit rejection rate of 2% or less. Fit and finish Lumineers to the case model according to quality standard.
Follow case production schedule to maintain on-time case completion per the work ticket finish date and Doctor's due date. Keep work area organized and clean with all tools and supplies stored in their proper places at end of the work shift. Adhere to company and departmental policies and procedures, including safety and security measures, and ISO 9001 work instructions.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Pursue relevant information pertaining to new techniques and developments in dental technology by maintaining contact with others in the dental field (e.g.
associations or continuing education programs). Request and/or receive training as needed or required to meet product quality standards and production efficiency standards. Provide training to new or lower level ceramists as directed.
Others tasks as assigned. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.Education and/or ExperienceQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the described functions.Language SkillsAbility to read and interpret documents such as written dental orders or prescriptions, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine notes and complete forms accurately. Must be able to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees.Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide and to perform these operations using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Computer SkillsNone required.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsNone required.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge and understanding of occlusion and function including centric relation/maxim intercuspidation, anterior and condylar guidance, centric holding stops, side shift, protrusion, laterotrusion and free way space.Skill in using semi-adjustable instrumentation.Ability to demonstrate high level of artistic ability and attention to minute detail.Ability to demonstrate high degree of precision in working with cl
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