Dental Technician

UNIVERSITY: Grigol Robakidze University
SEMESTER: Fall/Spring
LEVEL: Certificate course
FEE: 2200 USD
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Duration of the course - 6 months. After completing the course students get Grigol Robakidze University certificate. Dental laboratory technology is the art, science and technology of designing and manufacturing corrective devices for and replacements of natural teeth. A dental laboratory technician is trained craftsman who works with precision, great concentration and patience, with high standard of hand skills. As a member of dental health team. a dental laboratory technician provides a service to dentists by constructing for them a variety of appliances to repair, replace, or reposition teeth of patients whose natural teeth are broken, missing or need repositioning. The program provides theoretical and technical training. Courses are taught by certified professionals with years of teaching experience in dental lab technology. Students work in modern facilities and learn about the latest developments in dental lab technology. The course in this field further prepares students for careers by increasing their knowledge and skills in the specialty areas involving dental lab technology. These specialty areas include crowns and bridges, dentures and ceramics and etc. While a dental lab technology program begins by teaching students simple tasks, such as pouring plaster to make impressions, it quickly advances to complex procedures.