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Dental Laboratory Technician

Company:
Air Force Civilian Service
Location:
NV
Post Date:
October 19, 2019
Description:

The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a Dental Laboratory Technician at Nellis AFB, located in Las Vegas, NV. As Dental Laboratory Technician, you will perform detailed technical operations in the fabrication, design, testing, repair, and constructing of complex dental prostheses for patients with severe dento-facial abnormalities.


 


EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:




  • Successful completion of a full 4-year apprenticeship program consisting of at least 2000 hours a year in dental technology approved by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association



  • Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate



  • Above average manual dexterity and good hand eye coordination is required



 


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:




  •  Use of dental laboratory material such as impression materials, plasters, stones, hydrocolloids, waxes, metals, acrylics, porcelain, and similar materials



  • Use of laboratory equipment such as hand tools, dental lathes, engines, and hand pieces, furnaces, casting machines, presses, flasks, and related equipment



  • Use of precision instruments such as articulators, surveyors, and microanalyzers



  • Construction of dental prosthetic appliances



 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:




  • Knowledge of dental laboratory materials, tools, and equipment to complete complex fixed and removable prostheses with close tolerances.



  • Knowledge of oral anatomy, tooth morphology, and dentition.



  • Knowledge of dental prosthetic appliances.



  • Skill in using dental laboratory tools and equipment.



  • Ability to fabricate complex dental appliances including crowns and dentures.



  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing



 


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