Resources for Orthodontic Staff

Download the PCSO Orthodontic Team Member Brochure

This brochure can be placed in your office, high school career centers, and local junior colleges or vocational/dental assisting schools. Feel free to place your logo on the back panel to personalize it for you.

Interested in a Career as an Orthodontic Assistant?

Have you ever thought about a career working in an orthodontic office? Working as an administrative or clinical assistant in an orthodontic office offers a rewarding career working with both children and adults, keeping current with technology and developing relationships with professional, dedicated colleagues. If you are interested in pursuing this career, there are several places to get information. A good place to start is your state or provincial dental board. These boards develop and reinforce the educational and licensing requirements for all dental assistance—including assistants for specialists like orthodontists. Below are links to these dental boards. Keep watching the PCSO website for additional resources for those considering a career as an orthodontic assistant and those who are already enjoying this fulfilling line of work.

---There are no education or training requirements for this level of dental assisting.

--- There are no education or training requirements for this level of dental assisting

British Columbia

– There are no radiography requirements for dental assistants in the state of Hawaii

– There are no license requirements in the state of Idaho