Dental laboratory technologists make and repair dental restorations and appliances such as dental crowns and bridges, orthodontic appliances, dentures, and other dental appliances. Dental laboratory technologists work with a wide variety of dental materials including ceramics, precious metal, acrylics, and gypsum. A thorough knowledge of dental anatomy and oral structures is essential as they examine impressions and models of the teeth and use this information to make the dental restoration or appliance as prescribed by a dentist.
Where to Get Education
Eligible for licensure by exam after graduating from a 21-month program.