Dental Technician

Dental Technicians construct and repair dentures and other dental appliances.
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    Overview

    Dental Technicians construct and repair dentures and other dental appliances.

    Day-to-day

    • dental technicians work from a mould of a client's mouth made by a dentist or a clinical dental technician, and custom-make a wide range of appliances for the mouth, including: removable partial dentures
    • crowns (covers for broken or damaged teeth)
    • dentures
    • removable orthodontic appliances (plates with wires to straighten teeth)
    • mouthguards
    • splints for broken or cracked jawbones
    • anti-snoring devices
    • teeth whitening trays. clinical dental technicians: assess oral tissue
    • recognise abnormal conditions of the mouth
    • take impressions of teeth
    • make partial dentures, full dentures and other oral devices
    • reline dentures that are ill-fitting.

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