Dental Technician Jobs 

Dental technicians are dental care professionals who work as part of the dental team, assisting with the preparation of treatments. Dental technicians make the dentures, crowns, bridges and dental braces in preparation of fitting.

Working to dentists or doctors prescriptions, a dental health technicians role includes the use of a wide range of materials, including gold, porcelain and plastic, and they are also required to design and construct appliances to meet patients needs.

Salaries can start from £22,000 and reach up to £40,000 for dental technicians with more experience.

What does a Dental Technician do?

  • Replaces partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures.
  • Restores natural teeth by fabricating crowns and bridges.
  • Corrects dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances.
  • Completes implantology procedures by fabricating prostheses to fit implants, for the dentist to place directly into the patient's jawbone.
  • Replaces missing facial and body tissues due to injury, disease, or developmental abnormality by fabricating maxillo-facial prostheses.
  • Constructs prostheses by following the dentist's prescription; making models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient's mouth taken by the dentist; building-up wax replicas of part or all of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encasing the wax in a mould material and melting away the wax; replacing the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polishing and finishing the appliance prior to it being placed in the patient's mouth by the dentist.
  • Utilizes and conserves supplies and equipment by completing plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting; and using CAD/CAM units.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes.

Contact the Dental Division Team

Email the Dental Division at dental@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

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    Location: Dunfermline

    Salary: £10.75 to £12.00 p/h

    Category: Medical and Dental

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  2. Dental Nurse

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    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Dental Nurse

    We are looking to recruit a qualified dental nurse for our client’s friendly, family run dental practice in the Glasgow area.
    The role may include some reception duties.
    Excellent salary available for the right applicant.
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  3. Dental Nurse

    Location: Stirling

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Dental Nurse

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  4. Medical Receptionist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £10.00 p/h

    Category: Medical Receptionist

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    Hours will vary week to week (20 – 30hrs approx.)
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    Duties include:

    Answering ...

  5. Medical Receptionist

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Medical Receptionist

     
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