Dental Laboratory Technology


Next Dental Lab class starts September 2024.

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.

Students may contact the office for information by emailing Marsha Nikahd at at or by emailing Vickey Myatt at

Acceptance is based on first-come, first-serve.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,119.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $943.75

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Denture Technician432Certificate
Crown and Bridge Technician864Certificate
Dental Lab Technician1296Diploma

Acceptance is based on first-come, first-serve.

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 based on first-come, first-serve.

How to Apply for the Dental Lab Program

Applicants must complete an on-line application and provide the campus with a copy of one of the following for proof of educations.

Class Schedule

Class meets Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 3:00 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 include 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.

Vijay Ramcharan, Dental Lab Instructor  -------   (615) 425-5566

Campus Locations

Main Campus
100 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209


First Trimester: 
DLT 0001 Worker Characteristics
DLT 1010   Basic Materials and Dental Anatomy
DLT 1020   Complete Dentures
DLT 1030 Acrylic Partials
DLT 1040 Orthodontics
Second Trimester: 
DLT 0002 Worker Characteristics
DLT 2010 Intro. to Removable Partial Dentures
DLT 2020 RPD I
DLT 2040 Introduction to Crown and Bridge
DLT 2050 Construct Crown and Bridge Models
DLT 2060 Crown and Bridge I - Single Crowns
DLT 2070   Crown and Bridge II - Anterior Bridge
DLT 2080   Crown and Bridge II - Posterior Bridge
DLT 2090   C & B Soldering
Third Trimester: 
DLT 0003 Worker Characteristics
DLT 3010 Introduction to Ceramics
DLT 3020 Ceramics I - Metal Substructures
DLT 3030 Ceramics II - Construct Single Crowns
DLT 3040 Ceramics III - Construct Ceramic Bridge
DLT 3050 Identify All-Ceramic Crowns
DLT 3060   Fabricate Pressed Crowns
DLT 3070   Intro. To Digital Dentistry (CAD/CAM)
DLT 3080   Scanning
DLT 3090   Computer Aided Design
DLT 3100   Printing and Milling
DLT 3200   Employability Skills

Books and Supplies Lists


Vijay Ramcharan
(615) 425-5566

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