Orthodontic Dental Assistant


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Job title: Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Company: SALT Dental Collective

Job description: Busy orthodontic practice is looking for a motivated, outgoing, someone that likes hands on treatment, enjoys working with teens/pre-teens and friendly assistant to join our team! Must be able to work in a fast paced office and always maintain a great attitude and superior customer service. This position will cover the Salmon Creek, cascade Park and Battle Ground offices.

This is a part time position, approximately 3 days per week, Wednesday through Friday. Relevant orthodontic experience preferred.

JOB SUMMARY: The primary role of the orthodontic registered dental assistant (RDA) is to provide clinical care and ensure a positive experience for our patients. This includes welcoming the patient to the office, seating them, reading the chart and setting up for the doctor. Once seated, the RDA checks the patients treatment progress and advises the doctor on patient oral health and any questions or concerns they may have. The RDA should be able to successfully fit orthodontic bands, tie arch wires, take impressions, assist in cementing bands and bonding brackets, and perform all necessary cleaning and sterilization practices. Careful attention to detail is necessary to maintain a high level of patient care. One primary responsibility of the RDA is to communicate with patients to educate and motivate patients throughout the treatment process.



  • Orthodontic experience and clinical proficiency with a variety of orthodontic appliances is preferred, but not required.
  • A candidate will be able to demonstrate proficiency in fitting bands and brackets, tying in arch wires and taking consistent, accurate impressions.
  • Good computer skills are also required.
  • The candidate must have excellent oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the desire and ability to learn new skills and work well with a team.

Must be willing to travel to multiple office locations



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Location: Vancouver, WA

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