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Dental Laboratory Technicians

Create crowns, bridges, dentures, and other dental prosthetics.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$24.72 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  12.2%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds.
  • Cast molds of patient anatomies to create medical or dental devices.
  • Construct customized assistive medical or dental devices.
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Job Title Examples:

Dental Ceramist
Denture Technician
Dental Technician

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