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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.

To become a Dental Prosthetist

Skills employers are looking for

  • Prosthetic

  • Communication Skills

  • Dentistry

  • Dental Technology

  • Public safety

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

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