WHAT IS DENTAL TECHNOLOGY?
Dental Technicians improve both a patient's appearance and quality of life by creating dentures, bridges, crowns, orthodontic appliance and other prostheses that are needed or desired for cosmetic reasons.
Career opportunities in Dental Technology include working in dental office, laboratories and hospitals. Technicians can also become lab owners, become instructors in vocational training courses, work as manufacturing representatives and in dental sales.
Dental Technicians can earn from $25,000 to $48,000 annually in early stages of their careers, while more experienced technicians, lab owners and sales representatives can often earn in excess of $100,000 per year.