dental laboratory technician


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dental laboratory technician

a person who makes dental prostheses and orthodontic appliances as prescribed by a dentist. A dental laboratory technician may have a private laboratory or work in the premises of a dentist. Also called dental technician.
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Dental laboratory technicians have multiple occupational exposures, which may have adverse effects on their health.
In comparison, while an experienced dental laboratory technician can produce about 10 crowns in one working day, many hundreds of frameworks can be created on a laser-sintering machine--always of the same consistently high quality, and made at an unbeatable unit price of only $25 each.
SPC Andrew Halttunen, a trained dental laboratory technician (68EN5), recently began working on a blood platelet protocol that involves freeze drying blood platelets.
We might produce the most innovative esthetic materials in the world, but if the dental laboratory technician has not been able to develop up-to-date skills and knowledge, those materials are of little benefit to anyone.
Courses given in Washington include a one-day prosthetic training course on Sunday, July 11, a two-day surgical course on Sunday, July 11 and Monday, July 12, and a one-day dental laboratory technician course on Sunday, July 11.