National Dentex Dental Lab Technician - Removable Prosthesis in Indianapolis, Indiana

Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are hiring for a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Lumident in Indianapolis, IN for a Full-Time Dental Laboratory Technician specializing in Removable Dental Prosthesis fabrication. A minimum of one (1) year of experience is required to be considered for this role.

Hourly rate of pay is negotiable and will be dependent on skills, knowledge, abilities, and experience.

The regular hours for this position are from 7:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday; 7:00am to 11:00am on Fridays, and subject to change from time to time.

This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist

  • Evaluate model work and articulations to ensure NDX Lumident's standards are met

  • Select denture teeth from tooth stock per doctor’s specifications, when necessary

  • Mark peripheral borders and landmarks on model for outline of prosthesis

  • Fabricate base plates

  • Create bite rims

  • Fabricate custom trays

  • Set denture teeth on fully edentulous cases

  • Set denture teeth on partially edentulous cases

  • Follow all steps to insure consistent and accurate results

  • Review final work and check completely that all quality standards have been met before passing the work to the next technician

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Good hand-eye coordination, good manual dexterity, excellent perception skills and the strong ability to pay close attention to details.

  • The ability to trouble shoot and problem solve using past experience and success to gauge the best steps on future cases.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a Dental Lab Technician within a Removable Dental Prosthesis fabrication department

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Bunsen Burner

  • Hand-pieces

  • Wax Pot

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time

  • Regularly required to sit, walk, and/or reach

  • Regularly required to exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions using both arms and hands grasping, gripping, pinching, lifting, and carrying. Constantly lifting and carrying 0-10 lbs. Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs.

  • Ability to read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information

  • Vision capabilities: depth perception, attention to detail, and/or color

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.