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A & B Dental Laboratory

By Appointment, Clayton, VIC, 3168

Has 35 years of collective dental and prosthetic lab experience.

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Citra Dental Group

88 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, VIC, 3144

Citra dental group solve your oral injuries by providing mouthguards at affordable cost in Melbourne including Malvern.

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Hobsons Bay Dental Denture & Appliance Clinic

Unit 8, 73 Stevedore St, Williamstown, VIC, 3016

Mr Justin Tayler specialises in quality, well fitting dentures. He consults from this clinic and our others.

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Tea Tree Dental

966 North East Rd, Modbury, SA, 5092

Dental technicians construct and repair dentures (false teeth) and other dental appliances including crowns or bridges.

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Rosanna Denture Clinic

40 Burgundy St, Heidelberg, VIC, 3084

Dental technicians in Melbourne to meet both your dentistry needs and expectations.

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Terrigal Beach Dental

Unit 2, 16 Church St, Terrigal, NSW, 2260

Our team consists of dental experts with over fifty years of experience between them.

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Beta Lab Pty Ltd

20C Blackburn Rd, Blackburn, VIC, 3130

Full service laboratory, including orthodontics, prosthetics, crown and bridge and chromes.

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User Guide To Dental Technicians

A dental technician is a person who constructs restorative and dental tools upon the request of a dentist. The dental technician receives information from the dentist such as measurements and drawings as well as prescriptions to create a dental model or replica of the patient's anatomy. The technician constructs a dental tool or appliance based from the dental impressions on the model.

A fixed dental restoration is an appliance created to replace a tooth or set of teeth that had been lost or damaged. These appliances can never be removed by the patient once the dentist puts them in place. Examples of fixed restoration include crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays.

Removable dental restorations, on the other hand, are dental appliances that are created to replace a tooth or set of teeth that had been lost or damaged, but can be removed by the patient for cleaning. These appliances are retained by the patient's soft tissue as in full dentures, supported by other teeth or on implant attachments as with partial dentures and overdentures.

Orthodontic technicians are those who create removable orthodontic appliances with wires, springs and screws to either move teeth to a desired aesthetic appearance or to maintain the position of previously moved teeth.

How to choose the best dental technician school

  • Check the school for the program requirements and see if you have met them. Check also for prerequisites such as special skills or previous experience.
  • Consider the length of the program to determine whether it suits the timeline of your career goals that you have developed.
  • The school should be able ensure that you will be able to gain experience enough for the job and help you gain valuable contacts as well.

How to choose the right dentist

  • Know the kind of dentist you need since not all dentists are equal. There are many different distinctions within the dental community and doing a little research might help you find the right type of dentist you need.
  • Always check the credentials of the dentist. Ask for their credentials and proof of their experience in dentistry. You can also check the websites of some clinics and hospitals. You can also search for the dental office and read the reviews from previous patients there.
  • Choose a dentist that will take your insurance or provide you with a payment plan that meets your needs. It is important that your financial requirements are met along with your health and dental needs.
  • Check the location and the hours of operation of the dental clinic. Choose a dentist that's near your place so you can never be late for an appointment. Stop by the office of your potential new dentists and see if you will be comfortable there.
  • Set up a consultation ahead of your appointment to get your questions answered and to meet the staff that is in the office.
  • Ask your new dentist if they offer patient comfort services to make your visit as comfortable as possible. Some dental offices offer refreshments and complimentary wellness services such as hot towels.
  • Find out how long it takes to get an appointment. This would give you an idea of what kind of service you will be getting from the dentist.

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Stephanie

16 Jan 2017

Excellent service, so quick, friendly and accommodating to my fear of dental work. Once again thank ...
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Beta Lab Pty Ltd

20C Blackburn Rd, Blackburn, VIC
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06 Jun 2016

I've had an upper partial denture for 18 years [with additions over that time] and I've never had on...
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Mooroolbark Denture Clinic

Unit 13, 91-111 Brice Ave, Mooroolbark, VIC
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Sheree

09 Mar 2016

Very pleased with Rodney's attention to detail with regard to an upper plate he made for me. He list...
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Rodney J Banks

397 Graham St, Port Melbourne, VIC
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elle

15 Jul 2015

I had a terrible experience in Heidelberg and then found Terry Gibbs and to my delight an absolute p...
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Terry Gibbs: Ivanhoe

Doctors Of Ivanhoe, 131 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, VIC
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