The Dental Technician continues to be in demand; he is the highly skilled craftsman who designs and constructs the attachments and replacements for our natural teeth. Highly competent men and women are needed to meet the exacting requirements in all types of dental offices. Upon receiving his/her instructions from the dentist, the Dental Technician with skilled hands, carefully fashions plastic and metal into a precise product. This program offers technical training and theory in the areas of Full and Partial Dentures and Crown & Bridge and Porcelain. ATB entrance required scores: 200 Verbal, 210 Quantitative in the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. FNU awards a diploma upon completion of the program.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 60 CREDITS)

REQUIRED COURSES
Credit Hours
  • DLT 101
    Introduction to Prosthodontic Techniques
    1
  • DLT 125
    Dental Anatomy Part I
    1
  • DLT 130
    Full Dental Materials**
    1
  • DLT 111
    Introduction to Full Dentures**
    1
  • DLT 112
    Full Dentures Clinic**
    6
  • DLT 140
    Full Dentures Clinic II **
    2
  • DLT 145
    Special Prosthesis**
    3
  • DLT 115
    Introduction to Partial Dentures **
    1
  • DLT 117
    Partials Dentures Materials**
    1
  • DLT 150
    Partial Dentures Design and Survey**
    5
  • DLT 120
    Partial Dentures Clinic**
    6
  • DLT 155
    Partial Dentures Clinic II**
    2
  • DLT 225
    Dental Anatomy II**
    1
  • DLT 230
    PKT Waxing and Carving System**
    4
  • DLT 205
    Introduction to Crown and Bridge**
    1
  • DLT 235
    Crown and Bridge Materials**
    1
  • DLT 240
    Construction and Design of Working Cast and Dies**
    2
  • DLT 245
    Introduction to Marginal Design**
    1
  • DLT 250
    Crown and Bridge Clinic**
    5
  • DLT 215
    Introduction to Porcelain**
    1
  • DLT 255
    Porcelain Crown & Bridge Materials**
    2
  • DLT 217
    Vacuum Porcelain Procedures**
    1
  • DLT 218
    Full Porcelain Crown and Bridge Clinic**
    7
  • DLT 260
    Glazing, Staining and Characterization Techniques
    2
  • DLT 256
    Special C/B and Porcelain Prosthesis**
    2
  •  
    60
DENTAL CLASSES ARE OFFERED SIMULTANEOUSLY IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH.
Completing a course or program in a language other than English may reduce employability where English is required.DENTAL TECHNICIAN STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A WHITE LABORATORY JACKET.
STUDENTS MUST FURNISH THEIR OWN LABORATORY JACKETS, AND DENTAL SUPPLIES.
All College Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.*General Education Component (see page 106)**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

NOTE: This program transfers completely to the Dental Laboratory Technology, A.S. program.

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