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Dental Technician Posted on Jul 09, 2018 by Capstone Denture & Implant Center

  • Location Lloydminster, AB
  • Earnings $28.62 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Sep 02, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Capstone Denture & Implant Center

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Maintain and order supplies
  • Supervise students in training
  • Train and supervise other dental technicians or dental laboratory assistants

Area of Specialization

  • Partial dentures
  • Orthodontic appliances
  • Gold dies and goldwork
  • Full dentures
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Chrome castings
  • Ceramic or porcelain application

Work Setting

Commercial dental laboratory

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Technical Expertise (dental)

  • Waxing-up
  • Polishing
  • Plastering
  • Packing
  • Casting

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

Dental Technologists and Technicians Specific Skills

Design, fabricate or repair dental devices

Laboratory Assistants Specific Skills

  • Prepare wax bite-blocks and impression trays
  • Prepare plaster models and moulds
  • Polish and buff dentures
  • Make orthodontic bands from metal and alloys
  • Finish metal framework of dentures
  • Cast gold or metal alloys for bridges and denture bases
  • Mould wax over dentures set-up
  • Pack plastic material in moulds to form full or partial dentures

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Sep 02, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Dental Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Dental Technologists, Technicians and Laboratory Bench Workers
Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Dental Technologists and Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing prescriptions to make and repair dentures and other dental devices; may perform supervisory and administrative functions for dental laboratories

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to shape various substances into plates, clasps, bands, inlays, onlays, implants and bridgework; may train other dental technicians and dental laboratory bench workers

INNOVATIVE

Interest in designing, fabricating and fitting dentures and dental devices; may consult with dentists or other specialists on problematic dental cases

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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