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Dental Laboratory Tech

Dental laboratory technicians fabricate dental appliances, such as cosmetic dental implants, based on dentists' instructions. Although many dental laboratory techs train on the job, there is formal training available in the form of diploma, certificate and degree programs. Read on for more information about entering this field.

Inside Dental Laboratory Technology

Dental laboratory techs work in laboratories and fill prescriptions for dental appliances, such as dentures, bridges, crowns and orthodontia. They use materials such as ceramics and metals to fabricate these items. There are five areas of specialization for dental lab technicians, including crowns and bridges, complete or partial dentures, ceramics and orthodontic appliances.

If you are interested in becoming a dental laboratory technician, Study.com has a wealth of information about the types of courses you'll take, the necessary training for the job and even your options for online learning in dental technology.

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