JOKE OF THE MONTH
A woman phoned her dentist when she received a huge bill. "I'm shocked!" she complained. "This is three times what you normally charge." "Yes, I know," said the dentist. "But you yelled so loud, you scared away two other patients."
The Carreer Of A Dental Laboratory Technician
A career as a dental laboratory technician is unique in that the individual must be both a scientist and an artist in order to be proficient in the field. The ability to create dental appliances specific to each patients particular needs makes the lab tech an essential member of a patients dental care team.
Although degree programs are good for those wishing to go into the field of dental lab technology, each lab owner has a unique client and a specific way of operating. Technicians who prove themselves with smaller tasks like pouring plaster impressions typically progress to more complex tasks quickly. Even with a 4-year degree, on the job training is still a vital part of learning to be a successful technician in a dental laboratory.
Did You Know?Studies show that kids who chew sugarless gum have less cavities! Chewing gum increases the flow of saliva which decreases acidity in the mouth. The act of chewing helps clean plaque build-up.