How Dental Laboratory Technicians stay on track

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Dental Laboratory Technicians hourly rate: $20,24

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What is the job of the Dental Laboratory Technicians

Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.

Key tasks of the Dental Laboratory Technicians

  • Read prescriptions or specifications and examine models or impressions to determine the design of dental products to be constructed.

  • Test appliances for conformance to specifications and accuracy of occlusion, using articulators and micrometers.
  • Melt metals or mix plaster, porcelain, or acrylic pastes and pour materials into molds or over frameworks to form dental prostheses or apparatus.
  • Create a model of patient’s mouth by pouring plaster into a dental impression and allowing plaster to set.
  • Place tooth models on apparatus that mimics bite and movement of patient’s jaw to evaluate functionality of model.
  • Fabricate, alter, or repair dental devices, such as dentures, crowns, bridges, inlays, or appliances for straightening teeth.
  • Remove excess metal or porcelain and polish surfaces of prostheses or frameworks, using polishing machines.

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What other tasks a Dental Laboratory Technicians may have

  • Apply porcelain paste or wax over prosthesis frameworks or setups, using brushes and spatulas.

  • Prepare metal surfaces for bonding with porcelain to create artificial teeth, using small hand tools.
  • Load newly constructed teeth into porcelain furnaces to bake the porcelain onto the metal framework.
  • Build and shape wax teeth, using small hand instruments and information from observations or dentists’ specifications.
  • Mold wax over denture setups to form the full contours of artificial gums.
  • Rebuild or replace linings, wire sections, or missing teeth to repair dentures.
  • Prepare wax bite blocks and impression trays for use.
  • Train or supervise other dental technicians or dental laboratory bench workers.
  • Shape and solder wire and metal frames or bands for dental products, using soldering irons and hand tools.
  • Fill chipped or low spots in surfaces of devices, using acrylic resins.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Dental Laboratory Technicians

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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