Dental Laboratory Technician

Also called: Dental Ceramist, Dental Technician (Dental Tech), Denture Technician

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand 

What you might do
Dental Laboratory Technicians make and repair dental appliances such as false teeth and braces. They may work with metals, plaster, porcelain, or acrylic.

Where you might work
Laboratory.  Dental office. Dental clinic. Manufacturing company.

Related Links
My Next Move: Dental Laboratory Technicians
O*Net Online: Dental Laboratory Technicians
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians and Medical Appliance Technicians
National Association of Dental Laboratories

Education Required
Some Dental Laboratory Technicians receive on-the-job training; others hold a non-degree certificate or associate’s degree (2 years).

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC