Associate Orthodontist

Job Type

Part-time

Description

Are you an Orthodontist looking for an opportunity to work a part-time flexible schedule in the Colorado Springs/Fountain Metro area? Colorado Springs Family Orthodontics, an established Orthodontic practice located in Fountain, Colorado has an immediate need for a Part-Time Orthodontist for our busy Orthodontic team. This is a part-time position working 4 days per month in our practice located in the South Colorado Springs, Fountain area. The working days would be Monday and Thursday each week (alternating weeks).

At Colorado Springs Family Orthodontics we put our patients first. It is our vision to be the patient experience industry leader and to provide a pleasant working environment for all of our team members. We have an internal referral source of over 72 general dentists and provide a dedicated and trained orthodontic staff including assistants, treatment coordinator, and office manager to travel with you.

The ideal Orthodontist will have 3 or more years of experience in orthodontic treatment including Invisalign, along with the ability to work in a fast-paced office treating 50+ patients per day. We are a PPO, fee for a service organization, and offer an internal network of referrals, a dedicated Ortho specialty team including both clinical and front office staff, a pleasant working environment, and a flexible schedule.

Responsibilities:
  • Using various diagnostic tests to determine the condition of patients' teeth.
  • Studying patient records, including dental histories, plaster models of teeth, and X-rays to develop treatment plans for patients.
  • Discuss treatment plans and cost estimates with patients.
  • Treating occlusion issues and other oral conditions.
  • Instructing assistants on orthodontic procedures and techniques.
  • Collaborating with other specialists, such as dentists and oral surgeons, to coordinate orthodontic services within the overall treatment plan.
  • Fitting patients for various orthodontic appliances.
  • Scheduling regular checkups with patients to make adjustments to orthodontic appliances, such as tightening braces, and tracking patient progress.
  • Educating patients about ongoing orthodontic care and explaining proper oral hygiene methods for good oral health.
  • Providing referrals to other professionals, such as oral surgeons, when needed.

We offer a matching 401K, holiday pay, state-of-the-art technology, and equipment, along with growth and ownership opportunities.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field.
  • Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree or a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.
  • Further studies in orthodontics, accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA).
  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
  • In-depth knowledge of various molds and orthodontic appliances.
  • Experience using hand tools (periodontal scalers, band pluggers, cutters, pliers) and diagnostic tools (digital X-rays, 3D images).
  • Superb dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Outstanding patient management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Salary Description

$1250/day