This program trains students in the art and science of manufacturing corrective devices and replacements for natural teeth. Upon graduation, students are qualified to work in a commercial dental laboratory where they play a vital role in aiding dentists to create beautiful smiles and optimum oral health.
Please contact Vickey Myatt at Vickey.Myatt@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5533 with any questions regarding the Dental Lab Technology program.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
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Class Offerings – January 2018
Instruction in the Dental Lab Technology program is individualized. A student may enroll when a vacancy occurs and exits the program when the desired proficiency level has been attained. Acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.
How to Apply for the Dental Lab Program
Applicants must complete an application and provide the campus with a copy of one of the following for proof of educations:
- High School transcript/diploma, college transcript/degree, or GED certificate/scores.
- Applicants must also provide proof of MMR and Varicella vaccinations.
Class meets Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Cost of Training
For the costs of the Dental Lab Technology program, please refer to the expense sheet available on the school website. The costs includes tuition, textbooks, supplies, and tools required for the program.
NOTE: Textbooks and uniforms are required the first day of class. The Instructor will provide a supply list on the first day of class. The student is responsible for purchasing supplies needed for the program.
Dental Lab Model Maker-Certificate-432 hours
Dental Lab Waxer-Certificate-864 hours
Dental Lab Metal Finisher-Diploma-1296 hours
Dental Lab Technician-Diploma-1728 hours
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Vickey Myatt, Allied Health Secretary: (615) 425-5533
Vijay Ramcharan, Dental Lab Instructor: (615) 425-5566
Allied Health Fax Line: (615) 425-5587
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209
Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 620
Current job openings per year: 30