Summary Dental Laboratory Assistant in Alberta
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 Alberta
The job prospects are fair in Alberta
advertised in Alberta
- Prepare plaster models and moulds
- Train and supervise other dental technicians or dental laboratory assistants
- Cast gold or metal alloys for bridges and denture bases
- Perform administrative functions for the dental laboratory
- Design, fabricate or repair dental devices
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