Dental Lab Technician I (TEMP BPBR)

Company Details

National Dentex

Join National Dentex – a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 60+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Stern Empire in Houston, TX for a Dental Lab Technician I (TEMP BPBR). Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!

The hours for this position are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read and review all case paperwork for correct doctor name, finish date, product code, and special instructions
  • Check set-ups for correct alignment and function before beginning waxing
  • Wax in anatomical features to achieve proper function and the best possible aesthetic appearance
  • Carefully clean on and around teeth to remove any excess wax to prevent excess acrylic on surfaces at packing
  • If the case is ready for finish, seal the wax-up to the model to prevent poor fit and poor appearance when acrylic stage is completed
  • Clean wax from models, articulators, and implant bars before shipping to make the most attractive case presentation possible for the doctor and patient
  • Rewax resets if adjustments are needed after try-in
  • Disinfect and bag completed cases in readiness for shipping. Put correct case number on bag to prevent mix-ups
  • Maintain a clean work area and clean instruments on a regular basis
  • Requisition needed supplies using the correct form and procedure

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Excellent perception skills
  • Strong ability to pay close attention to details
  • Strong ability to read, listen, comprehend, retain and execute on written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to learn and successfully complete all in-house training and verifications
  • High level of organizational skill with the ability to prioritize work

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements (If an essential function of the job):

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or reach.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions.
  • Read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information.
  • Vision capabilities: depth perception, attention to detail, and/or color.



  • High School or Equivalent or better



  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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