Orthodontic Assistant

Aurora, CO

We are seeking a positive and professional Orthodontic Assistant to join our Risas Family. Our Orthodontic Assistants are empowered to educate and communicate with our patients on treatment and procedures while using the latest state of the art technologies to provide patients with the best care and experienceWe invest in our employee's growth and development through cross training in several dental specialties for a more well-rounded experience. Our Orthodontic Assistants get to work hands on with the doctors, in providing exceptional care for our patients 


  • Assist doctors in all dental procedures and ortho treatments 
  • Sterilize, disinfect, and prepare instruments and equipment for patient treatment 
  • Check all patient dental appliances prior to adjustment and remove if necessary 
  • Assist with bonding, banding, debonding, and coronal polishing procedures 
  • Assist in adjustments including wire changes, tie changes, placing separators, and bite stops 
  • Complete x-rays and intra-oral pictures of patients in an efficient and timely manner 
  • Educate patients on general oral health care as directed by the doctor 
  • Present treatment to patients based on Doctor recommendations 
  • Record patient charting and all the doctor’s notes in the digital patient chart as directed 
  • Maintain inventory and supplies 
  • Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g., OSHA, HIPAA, and Risas policies and practices) 
  • Any additional duties and responsibilities as assigned 


  • Bilingual in Spanish/English  
  • High School Diploma or GED required 
  • Dental Assisting Certificate preferred 
  • X-ray certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire 
  • Coronal polish certification preferred 
  • 1-2 years' experience as an Orthodontic Assistant preferred 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must have a superior knowledge of dental clinical operations and terminology 
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the doctor and patients 
  • Must have a warm friendly, outgoing personality and excellent organizational skills.  
  • Ability to work within a team environment and lend support, as a team player, to teammates as needed.  


Risas Dental and Braces offers a comprehensive benefits package including:  

  • 12-hour shifts, 3 days a week 
  • Medical and vision benefits  
  • Free dental services 
  • Reimbursement for X-ray and Coronal Polish Exams 
  • 401(k) with employer match 
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities 
  • And many other ancillary benefits  

The working environment is fun, fast paced, challenging, and rewarding with opportunities for professional development and career advancement. Join us in this work. Begin a career that is full of meaning and value. 


Risas Dental and Braces

Risas Dental and Braces

We believe everyone deserves access to quality and affordable dental care. Founded in 2011, Risas Dental and Braces is on a lifelong mission to change the way dentistry is offered in the United States. We put that to action by offering many benefits and programs to our communities.

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