Dental Lab Technician Certification Clarification

According to the feedback I have received, many of you are interested in achieving certification in dental laboratory technology.  In addition to a great deal of study, becoming eligible for the CDT exam requires years of hands-on experience.  Your options may be explored at the National Association for Dental Laboratories (NADL).

PTC Certification

PTC is widely recognized around the world as the leader in dental laboratory technology training.  There are several ways for an individual ...

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How much money do dental technicians make?

Dental technicians create crowns, bridges and dentures after receiving an impression of the patient’s teeth from a dentist.  There are three main departments in a dental lab: Crown & Bridge, Porcelain, and Dentures.  Some dental technicians attend a 2 year school before working in a dental lab.  However, the majority of training occurs on-the-job and through courses.

Average Annual Wage

The average annual income for dental technicians, as of May 2010, was $37,980.  This corresponds to ...

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How to become a dental lab technician

Dental technicians create crowns, bridges and dentures after receiving an impression of the patient’s teeth from a dentist.  There are three main departments in a dental lab: Crown & Bridge, Porcelain, and Dentures.  Many dental technicians work in one department.  This makes it easier to become a dental technician because you do not need to learn everything, only a specific skill or group of skills.

PTC has been training dental lab technicians for over 30 years.  Our