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DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

 

NEXT CLASS BEGINS JANUARY 11, 2021 (click here for more information)

 

Are you looking for a career with high earning potential and flexibility? Then the Dental Laboratory Technology program is for you! If you are creative, detail-oriented, like to work with your hands and can distinguish between subtle shades of color, you can enter a rewarding field.

 

Students will learn how to construct and repair full and partial dentures, fabricate crowns and bridges, apply porcelain, and construct orthodontic appliances. Training includes a practicum experience in an assigned dental laboratory.

 

Employment opportunities are available nationwide and you can work for a dental laboratory or own one.

 

Course Number

Course Title

Length

DTE0400

Orientation to Dental Laboratory Technology

18 hours

DTE0433

Denture Technician 1

319 hours

DTE0434

Denture Technician 2

319 hours

DTE0435

Advanced Denture Technician

349 hours

DTE0441

Crown And Bridge Technician 

285 hours

DTE0461

Ceramic Technician 

285 hours

DTE0451

Implant, Attachment & Hybrid Restoration Technician

285 hours

DTE0481

Master Dental Laboratory Technician

180 hours

 

Program Hours and Schedule

2040 hours ǀ 18 months ǀ Traditional

Class: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 2:30pm

Enrollment: August and January

 

Certification

Certified Dental Technician (Recognized Graduate)

 

Employment Opportunities

Dental Laboratories

 

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

 

Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition…………$5,712

Out of State Tuition………..$22,848

Fees……………………………..$1,200

Books and Supplies…………$175

Industry Certification….…..$255

FL Resident Total…………..$7,342

Out of State Total………….$24,478

 

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.

 

Accreditation

American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation

 

Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or GED®.
  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Applicants must complete a physical exam and immunization record. Please note, additional fees associated with medical screenings are non-refundable.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

 

Program Counselor/Advisor

Meghan Emerson, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]

 

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

 

 

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