A dental prosthetist shapes the individual teeth on a new pair of dentures

Dental Prosthetist

Dental Prosthetists design, construct, repair and fit dentures and mouthguards.

Overview

Dental Prosthetists design, construct, repair and fit dentures and mouthguards.

Day-to-day

  • takes impressions of the mouth
  • takes dental radiographs
  • fabricates full and partial dentures
  • constructs mouth guards, crowns, metal clasps, inlays, bridgework and other aids
  • repairs and relines denture bases.

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