Skills Denture Technician in British Columbia

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "denture technician" was moved from the group Denturists (NOC 3221) to the group Denturists (NOC 32110).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a denture technician in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Denturists (NOC 32110).


  • Supervise apprentices and bench workers
  • Take measurement to determine size and shape of dentures
  • Hire and train staff
  • Make impression and mould of teeth, gums and jaws
  • Administer budget
  • Construct dentures
  • Direct other denturists to construct dentures
  • Fit, adjust and repair dentures
  • Order radiographs
  • Perform denture whitening and cleaning
  • Prepare partial dentures
  • Re-line and re-base dentures
  • Fabricate mouth protectors, anti-snoring prostheses and removable prostheses on implants

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


  • Analysis Help -
    • Analyzing Information
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Serving Others
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Teaching and Training
    • Advising and Consulting
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
  • Building Help -
    • Restoring and Repairing
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment


  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Administration
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Design
  • Health Services Help -
    • Medicine
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