Orthodontic Technician: Constructs and repairs appliances for straightening teeth, such as retainers, tooth bands, and positioners, according to Orthodontist's prescription. Shapes, grinds, polishes, carves, and assembles metal and plastic appliances, such as retainers, tooth bands, and positioners, using spatula, pliers, soldering torch, and electric grinders and polishers.
Tests appliance for conformance to specifications, using articulator. (Source: eDOT Job Description)
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