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    Summary

    This position requires the employee to apply extensive knowledge of oral anatomy and the relationship of the tongue, gums, and biting surfaces of the teeth.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in Central Dental Laboratory at the VA Medical Center in Dallas, TX.

    • Utilizes a wide variety of dental laboratory equipment.
    • Uses dental lathes. Use laboratory equipment such as hand tools, engines, and hand pieces.
    • Finishes and polishes cast metal partial dentures. Fits casting to the master casts, shapes, finishes and polishes by grinding with appropriate instruments and verifies occlusion.
    • Attaches posterior resin teeth to simple cast partial denture frameworks.
    • Trims and polishes cured dental resins.
    • Performs all duplicating and investing procedures.
    • Fits castings to dies, measures and finishes the metal to a gauged thickness for support of porcelain.
    • Selects artificial teeth of the prescribed size, shape and color, and sets up for conventional complete and removable partial dentures in accordance with dentist's prescription.
    • Performs other duties assigned as it relates to the position.


    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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