dental technician


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
4%) of the dental technicians in this study preferred to use conventional acrylic teeth for acrylic denture fabrication.
Ideally, a dental technician is careful and methodical, concentrates well and is quite dexterous.
Richard graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in February 2008 as a Clinical Dental Technician and after working in Barnsley, South Yorkshire moved to establish his clinics in the North East.
There are around 8,000 registered dental technicians in the UK, so you would think one of them would be interested.
Dental technicians design, build and repair devices for people who have lost teeth
The average duration of employment as a dental technician was 7 years.
The former Harborne Hill School student will soon be improving his laboratory skills through a work placement in a laboratory in Tamworth and will then return to Birmingham Metropolitan College to complete a BSc degree in order to become a fully qualified dental technician.
The "messy" tasks of deflasking and cleaning moulds are dispensed with, thus allowing the dental technician to concentrate on his or her core competence, namely the post-processing of the metal structure and its aesthetic upgrade: ceramic veneering.
Clinical procedures for the cosmetic dentist and laboratory procedures for the dental technician are explained step-by-step, illustrated with full color and b&w photographs.
Gershelis' parents were doctors in Ukraine, and he studied to be a dental technician in Russia, said his attorney, Jerome Mooney.
He had worked as a dental technician for 30 years and had been exposed to various mineral and metallic dusts.
Their travel mate is a sensual older dental technician named Luisa (an enticing Maribel Verdu), a fun-loving Spaniard who sees in the boys a handy escape from her unfaithful husband.