Summary Dental Laboratory Assistant near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a dental laboratory assistant. The following information is applicable to all Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants (NOC 3223).
Dental technologists and technicians design, prepare and fabricate dentures and dental devices as prescribed by dentists and other specialists. Dental laboratory assistants assist dental technologists and technicians in preparing and fabricating dentures and other dental devices. They are employed in dental laboratories. Dental technologists and technicians who are supervisors are included in this unit group.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are fair in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Prepare plaster models and moulds
- Cast gold or metal alloys for bridges and denture bases
- Mould wax over dentures set-up
- Finish metal framework of dentures
- Prepare wax bite-blocks and impression trays
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