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Orthodontic Technician/ Assistant Dentistry Healthcare
 
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Assist the orthodontist with treatment, takes x-rays/records, educates the patient about oral health and overall health, serves as a key communication link between the patient and the doctor, prepares teeth for the placement of brackets, makes orthodontic wires, and instructs the patient. Orthodontic Assistants also play key roles motivating patients to do their part in achieving successful results from their treatment.[1]
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$28,500-$38,800 High School Diploma. Certification available but not required.
     
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Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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