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Dental Technician

Job Introduction

Dental Technician 

Role objectives

At Rodericks Dental Partners we are committed to improving lives through quality dentistry – together. We do this by ensuring we reward you financially and personally as you develop your career by offering you great incentives, recognition and opportunities. 

 The role of Dental Technicians is an important role to support the delivery of high-quality dental prosthesis’s, this involves the fabrication of crowns, bridges, dentures and other appliances to improve a patient’s oral health and aesthetics. Our goal is to create prosthetic appliances that provide function and form.

 

Key Responsibilities

  •  Creating accurate models of patents mouth and current replicating the patient’s current oral health state from the dentist’s impression or IOS scan.
  • Designing and fabricating dentures.
  • Fabrication of mouth guards and retainers.
  • Creating crowns and bridges to restore a patient’s dentition
  • Constructing diagnostic wax-ups for purpose of planning
  • Correcting irregularities in a patient’s dentition using removable or permanent dental appliances. 
  • Design and milling of Zirconia and metal frameworks 

Role competencies

  • Manual dexterity and good hand – eye coordination.
  • Design skills and creativity.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Understanding the manufacturing techniques of various materials.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant software modelling tools. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Understanding of the patient’s anatomy.

Role Experience Requirements

  • GDC registration
  • A strong foundation in crown and bridge or prosthetic work is required. 
  • Previous experience working in a dental laboratory setting is essential.
  • Mid-level dental technicians will require three to five years of experience. 
  • Upper-level dental technicians will require five to eight years of experience.
  • High-level dental technicians will need to construct dental appliances for both tissue borne and implant restorations obtaining a high level aesthetic result and function.

Education and Training Requirements

  • Dental technicians must have at least a foundation degree in dental technology, which is approved by the General Dental Council.
  • Other training requirements include level 3 dental technician course in dental technology. 
  • GDC registration has previously been awarded under a grandfather clause at the introduction of GDC registration for dental care professionals.

 

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