Dental Laboratory Technology

About

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. 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $4,984.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,100.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Dental Laboratory Apprentice432Certificate
Dental Laboratory Technician1728Diploma

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 Schedule

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.

Awards

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209

Job Duties

Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 620

Current job openings per year: 30

Salary Range

$22,800
to
$37,600

Instructors

Vijay Ramcharan
(615) 425-5566

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