Part-time Position - Tue, Thu, Fri
Maher Albouz DDS
Posted: April 6, 2021
Dental Laboratory Technician Job Responsibilities:
Maintains and improves patients’ oral health by fabricating fixed and removable prostheses according to dentist prescriptions.
Dental Laboratory Technician Job Duties:
•Replaces partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures (metal and non-metal).
•Restores natural teeth by fabricating crowns and bridges.
•Corrects dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances.
•Constructs prostheses by following the dentist’s prescription; making models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient’s mouth taken by the dentist; building-up wax replicas of part or all of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encasing the wax in a mold material and melting away the wax; replacing the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polishing and finishing the appliance prior to its being placed in the patient’s mouth by the dentist.
•Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
•Utilizes and conserves supplies and equipment by completing plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting; using CAD/CAM units; maintaining supplies inventories; keeping equipment operating.
•Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.