Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903
Posted 1 week ago
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is seeking a Digital Dental Laboratory Technician to support RSDM's digital dentistry program. The incumbent will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Georges E. Sara Digital Dentistry Center and other related school laboratories. Responsibilities will focus on production and education and will also assist in developing digital dental curriculum and a sustainable model for the Center.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides training in the new dental technology and digital equipment.
Supports faculty with preparing instructional materials and programs for pre and post-doctoral students as well as providing instructions of technical components of dental technology.
Reviews cases with dental faculty, pre and post-doctoral students for furthering educational purpose.
Following instructions via dental prescription(s), produces dental restoration, fixed, and removable dental prostheses utilizing digital software and CAD/CAM technology.
Ensures that dental cases are scanned, designed, and manufactured for patients with accuracy; sends digital files (STL) out to be manufactured from another laboratory as needed.
Evaluates the quality of the scans and produces 3 printed casts as needed; implements and maintains protocols for quality assurance and quality control of digitally fabricated prostheses.
Procures appropriate equipment/software as necessary.
Takes part in expanding digital technology, to include any digital software or equipment updates that are on the market, this may entail participating in local, regional, and/or national meetings.