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NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 16, 2022 (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



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


Program costs:  

FL Resident Tuition Out of State Tuition Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees Books, Supplies Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs FL Resident Total Out of State Total
$5,712.00 $22,848.00 $1,200.00 $193.00 $255.00 $7,360.00 $24,496.00

*Prices are subject to change without notice.


*Prices are subject to change without notice.


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



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.