Night Shift Dental Technician Trainee

Glidewell Dental - Irvine, CA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $31,000 - $42,000 a year
Glidewell Laboratories is the industry leader in dental technology due to our agility, speed, and cutting edge technology. We work in a fast-paced and highly sought-after employee-friendly work environment. Behind all of this success is an amazing group of people who are passionate about bringing innovation to the marketplace, while providing quality and affordability to better the lives of people all over the world. If you share in our passion for teamwork and a vision for excellence, let's talk about a rewarding career at Glidewell! In addition are the following generous employee benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company match, company-paid life insurance, additional onsite dental services, vacation, holiday, and sick time, employee gym (with fitness classes and meditation room), employee medical/wellness center (with massage therapy and acupuncture), two company subsidized cafes, Internet cafes, employee lounges with big screen TVs, game tables, fun company sponsored events, a diverse work environment with over forty nationalities represented, and much more!

If you have the following qualifications (listed below), we want to hear from you! We are always looking to bring on board the brightest and most qualified candidates to our Glidewell Family.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Learns basic tooth morphology and anatomy.
Learns to fabricate and repair dental prosthesis and dental appliances such as dentures, partials, crowns and bridges, inlay/onlay, veneers, and implant restorations.
Learns to read and interpret dental prescriptions.
Familiarizes self with wide range of materials, such as metal (precious, non-precious, gold), porcelain, composite, acrylic, polyurethane, co-polyester, thermo plastic and their use in fabricating dental restorations.
Learns and practices restoring natural teeth and correcting dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances.
Develops technical knowledge to make decisions when fabricating dental prosthesis.
May learn basics of replacing partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures (metal and non-metal).
Familiarizes self with names and functions of various types of hand tools and equipment (electric drills,presses, lathes, high-heat furnaces, etc.).
Practices using various types of hand tools and equipment (electric drills, presses, lathes, high-heat furnaces, etc.).
Documents learning by completing quizzes and worksheets.
Works under supervision of trainers, and learns to work independently and seek assistance and/or clarification regarding technical issues when needed.
Learns quality standard protocol, and steps taken to ensure compliance with protocol.
Learns to recognize problem cases that need additional prep work.

Minimum Skills and Requirements:
Proficient in English verbal and written communication skills
No previous experience required.
Prior dental experience or background, a plus.
Previous experience working in positions that require hand and finger dexterity, a plus.

***For consideration, candidates must be available for day training and night permanent placement.***