In House Title & Department:
U2100019 – Removable Dental Technician, Restorative Dentistry – SDM Restorative Dentistry
Posting Number: U2100019
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The Department of Restorative Dentistry invites qualified applicants for the Removable Dental Technician position. The incumbent will fabricate complete and partial denture prostheses for totally and partially edentulous patient treatments.
Included in these procedures are the following:
(1) dental cast fabrications from impressions;
(2) arrangement of artificial teeth on articulated casts providing prescribed arch form and occlusal contacts;
(3) waxing of anatomic contours to support artificial teeth for complete and partial prostheses; investing/processing/recovery and refinement of complete and partial prostheses using heat polymerized methyl methacrylate resin;
(4} repair of existing prostheses adapting wrought wire clasps as indicated and using autopolymerized methyl methacrylate resin to affix clasps, repair fractured resin bases and secure dental teeth.
The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Significant experience in removable techniques
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
Teaching or training experience a plus
Formal Technical Education (Harkness/ECC 2 yr)
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.