There are many vocations and professions where there will always need to be more than a simple case of studying from books and listening to lectures. For example, you cannot expect to gain entry into a career in healthcare when, during your learning journey, you’ve not spent time dealing with the kind of people you’d be dealing with once you are qualified.
That’s why, with a dental laboratory technology program, you’re going to need hands-on experience. If you enroll in a program without hands-on experience who may find potential employers will not ‘give you the chance’ to learn on the job, and will prefer candidates who can say they have actual experience in the field.
With FNU’s Educational Programs You Will Gain All the Experience You Need
There’s always a high demand for dental laboratory technicians. People are always in need of dental care, and chances are, they always will! A dental laboratory technician designs and constructs dental implants as instructed by the dentist they will be working in tandem with. These can be dentures, crowns, bridges or dental implants. If you qualify as a dental laboratory technician you will be performing a crucial role in improving the quality of people’s lives, as well as enhancing their confidence.
Associate of Science in Dental Laboratory Technology
The Associate of Science in Dental Laboratory Technology program offered by FNU is a 60-point credit program. It involves both the theory of and the training in the construction of full or partial dentures, crowns and bridges.
We have three programs for Dental Laboratory Training, which include:
Career Education Diploma
Here you will learn all you need to be successful in a career as a dental laboratory technician. You will be provided with technical training and general theory in the construction of both full and partial dentures, crown and bridge and porcelain. You must complete all 60 credit hours in order to graduate.
Full and Partial Dentures
With a minimum of 30 credit hours, this program will give you details on theory and experience in the construction of both full and partial dentures. You should be able to complete this program in around eight months.
Crown, Bridge and Porcelain
Just like the course above, you can expect to complete this program in about eight months. It will give you detailed training in the construction of crowns, bridges and porcelain. This program has a minimum of 30 credit hours.
Note you may be required to take additional classes to enhance your learning experience and to be awarded your Associate of Science in Dental Laboratory Technology diploma. For example, if you are not as computer savvy as is thought suitable, you may be required to take a computer literacy course.
At FNU, we’re always here to help you during the admissions process as well as once you’ve enrolled in one of our degree programs. If you would like to learn more about anything mentioned here, or to learn anything about the amazing number of courses that we offer, give us a call at (305) 226-9999 or by using our online contact form.