Introduction to Dental Laboratory Technology
All supplies furnished
Dental Technicians work with a variety of materials including waxes, plastics, precious and non-precious alloys, a variety of porcelains and composites or polymer glass combinations. Many technicians acquire skill in the use of sophisticate instruments and equipment,while performing laboratory procedures. It is important for the technician to help create tooth replacements that are both attractive and functional. Technicians perform much of their work without close supervision. They often experience the satisfaction that results from taking an entire project from start to finish. If you like doing precision work with your hands, enjoy working independently and are interested in health care, a career as a Dental Laboratory Technician may be for you. The Complete Dental Lab Training is provided to dental staff,interested in starting an exciting new career.
No Previous Dental Experience is required for this course
This course will be 4 weeks (1 month). Call for complete course schedule. Student will complete and take home a finished crown. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.
- Dental Anatomy
- Disinfecting Protocol
- OSHA Control for Bloodborne Pathogens
- Dental Laboratory Equipment
- Model & Die
- Die Trimming
- Metal Finishing
- Adjust Contacts & Occlusion
- Finish Crown Contour & Margins
- Add Contacts
- Stain & Glaze
- Intro Substructure Waxing, Investing & Casting
- Model Articulation
- Professional Development and Maintaining Records materials
- Different types of crown fabrication, and why they are chosen. Including PFM, Emax, Bruxir, Lava, Veneers, monolithic and layered crowns.
*All students must be at least 16 years of age.