Website American Hospital Dubai

Job Description:

Works directly with dentists by following detailed written instructions and using impressions (molds) of the patient’s teeth or oral soft tissues to create tooth replacements that are both attractive and functional. Works with a variety of materials including waxes, plastics, precious and non-precious alloys, stainless steel, a variety of porcelains, and composites or polymer glass combinations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Loads items into ovens or furnaces.
  • Fabricates, alters, or repairs dental devices, such as dentures, crowns, bridges, inlays, or appliances for straightening teeth.
  • Prepares wax bite blocks and impression trays for use.
  • Trains or supervises other dental technicians or dental laboratory bench workers.
  • Instructs workers to use equipment or perform technical procedures.
  • Directs operational or production activities.
  • Shapes and solders wire and metal frames or bands for dental products, using soldering irons and hand tools.
  • Shapes metal workpieces with hammers or other small hand tools.
  • Solders parts or workpieces.
  • Fills chipped or low spots in surfaces of devices, using acrylic resins.
  • Builds and shapes wax teeth, using small hand instruments and information from observations or dentists’ specifications.
  • Constructs customized assistive medical or dental devices.
  • Removes excess metal or porcelain and polish surfaces of prostheses or frameworks, using polishing machines.
  • Trims excess material from workpieces.
  • Polishes materials, workpieces, or finished products.
  • Molds wax over denture setups to form the full contours of artificial gums.
  • Casts molds of patient anatomies to create medical or dental devices.
  • Casts molds of patient anatomies to create medical or dental devices.
  • Prepares metal surfaces for bonding with porcelain to create artificial teeth, using small hand tools.
  • Places tooth models on apparatus that mimics bite and movement of patient’s jaw to evaluate functionality of model.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of dental anatomy and occlusion required.
  • Proficiency in dental laboratory techniques and materials required.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and attention to detail required.
  • Experience in CAD/CAM design.
  • Operate milling machinery and 3D printers Fabricate crown and bridge restorations with a heavy focus on anterior work Fit.
  • Knowledge of all different types of materials used in the dental laboratory not only for the type of restoration – e.max, zirconia, PFM (metal) and gold.
  • Oversee quality control on all work produced and check to see that it meets our standard.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Familiarity with dental laboratory equipment and software preferred.

Job Details:

Company: American Hospital Dubai

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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