University at Buffalo Lead Removable Dental Technician in Buffalo, New York

Position TitleLead Removable Dental Technician

Posting CategoryStaff

Posting NumberU1800023

EmployerUB Foundation Activities

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Position Summary

As the Lead Removable Dental Technician, you will:

● Accomplish, manage and oversee Removable Prosthesis work requirement, workflow, manage inventory, support and guide co-workers and students● Guide, train and educate laboratory staff● Oversee pre-doctoral educational program including demonstrations and lectures● Fabricate and complete removable and implant denture prosthesis as submitted● Fabricate dental casts from impressions, arrange denture teeth on articulated casts, accomplishing appropriate arch form, tooth contacts and anatomic contour required for complete, removable and implant prostheses● Accomplish processing of restorations including flasking, processing compression molding, injecting molding and restoration finishing● Effect repair of prosthesis using auto polymerizing methyl methacrylate, manage the workflow and accounting for this system● Maintain a clean and organized laboratory● Conduct education in the following lab areas: Compression molding,; Ivoca; Ivobase; lingualize balanced occlusion, monoplane occlusion and cusp form balanced occlusion; treat dental students, faculty and patrons appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications

Significant experience in denture setup, partial design, and repair; demonstrated manual dexterity that displays sound 3-D spatial and visual perceptions; ability to read and write English to accommodate doctor’s prescriptions and work authorizations; fluent understanding of laboratory terminology; ability and willingness to follow detailed instructions; strong teamwork and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

•CDTCertification• Teaching or training experience is a plus• DentureCADexposure is a benefit

Physical Demands


CampusSouth Campus

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Contact Information

Contact's NameJill Uebelhoer

Contact's TitleAssistant to the Chair


Contact's Phone716-829-6396

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Deadline for ApplicantsOpen Until Filled

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  • Resume

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