How much money do dental technicians make?

Editor’s note: This article was originally posted in 2010. Current wages are slightly higher than stated due to inflation.  Please check the links at the bottom of the page for more current information.

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 nad Bridge, Porcelain, and Dentures. Some dental technicians attend a 2 year school before working in ...

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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 and 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 training systems and ...

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