Dental Laboratory Technician Job Description

A dental laboratory technician (DLT), also known as a dental technician or dental technologist, is an individual that assists dentists in the fabrication of dental prostheses, such as crowns, bridges, and dentures, and other dental devices.

The dental laboratory technician typically works at a dental laboratory, although some dental laboratories may only employ dental laboratory technicians.

A dental laboratory technician may have an Associate's Degree in Dental Technology, a Bachelor's degree in Dental Technology, a Bachelor's degree in Dental Laboratory Technology, or another related field.

They may also hold a certificate in dental technology.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Dental Laboratory Technician to join our team and help us provide our patients with the best possible care. As a Dental Laboratory Technician, you will be responsible for fabricating dental prosthetics, such as crowns, bridges, and dentures. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all prosthetics meet our high standards of quality and accuracy. If you are a skilled and detail-oriented professional, we want you on our team!

Dental Laboratory Technician Duties:

  • Use laboratory equipment to prepare models for dental applications
  • Use materials and process to achieve aesthetic and functional results
  • Maintain equipment
  • Perform adjustments and repairs
  • Grasp the quality standards set by the lab director

Dental Laboratory Technician Responsibilities:

  • Assemble, prepare, and process dental restorative materials for dental labs using dental equipment and materials, including impression material, waxes, and blending materials
  • Perform routine lab maintenance, including cleaning, calibration, and troubleshooting
  • Use various measuring and testing devices to verify accuracy of lab work
  • Prepare materials for lab technicians and implement quality control programs
  • Assist with inventory control by processing materials as needed and replenishing materials in inventory
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly work environment

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Currently enrolled in a dental technology program
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, dentists, laboratory technicians, and suppliers
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to success. We are committed to building a team that reflects a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, ender expressions, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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