Dental Technology at LACC
LACC's Dental Technology program is one of only two community college programs in California fully accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.
Using state-of-the-art equipment, experienced faculty, and hands-on instruction, our program prepares students for a successful career in dental technology. Classes cover basic and advanced techniques for dental prosthesis fabrication in:
- Crown and bridge
- Removable partial dentures
- Complete dentures
Course instruction will also cover dental anatomy, materials, history, ethics, and lab management.
Our curriculum is designed to ready students to pass the Recognized Graduate Exam. This is the first step in becoming a Certified Dental Technologist as granted by the National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology.
IMPORTANT NOTE: A high school diploma or GED is required in addition to passing DT 100 and our dexterity test for admission to the program.
ADVANCED TRAINING OFFERED
UCLA/LACC Dental Esthetic Design Certificate
By successfully completing the LACC Dental Technology Certificate or Associate of Science in Dental Technology degree and Dental Technology 300, Fundamentals of Esthetic Dentistry, Students may also continue their education in dental technology by applying to the joint UCLA/LACC Dental Esthetic Design program. The demand for skilled dental estheticians is growing as people wish to improve their appearance.
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE
The courses described in the certificate program below along with general education classes are required to earn the Associate of Science degree. Please consult the college catalog or a counselor for more information.
For more information on this program call 323-953-4000 ext. 2501.