dental technician

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dental technician

n.
One who makes dental appliances and restorative devices, such as bridges or dentures, to the specifications of a dentist.

dental technician

dental technician

A person who makes dental appliances, such as dentures, bridges and orthodontic devices.

den·tal tech·ni·ci·an

(dentăl tek-nishăn)
The dental professional who fabricates crowns, bridges, and prosthetic devices under supervision of or following a prescription by a dentist.
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Between 1915 and the birth of the NHS, the society employed a team of five doctors, two dentists, two dental mechanics, three dispensers and their assistants and a nurse.
In June 1915 Military Order 387 authorised the appointment of Dentists to commissioned rank and dental mechanics to non-commissioned rank in the AIF.
Why, closing down all the dental mechanics who make dentures.