Dental Lab Technician – Ceramist

Ceramist Job Description

Job Type: Full time

Salary: 35 per hour

Shift: Day

Benefits: Yes

Start-to-finish proficiency in all aspects of Ceramics: build-up, grind-in, contour, full anatomy and contacts

Produce artistic, esthetic, and high quality porcelain work.

Finish porcelain/zirconia after milling, staining glazing, ceramic layering

Thorough understanding of morphology and functional design in both anterior and posterior restorations is essential for full arch/full mouth cases.

Scan implant fixtures, design and fabricate custom abutments, crowns, multiple unit bridges, full arch restorations and veneers

Printing of occlusal splints, surgical guides and models

Post processing of 3D printed materials

Read work prescriptions and examine cases to determine the design of dental restoration

Scan, design, and fabricate dental prosthesis using CAD/CAM software and technology

Minimum of 2 years dental laboratory experience as a laboratory technician, or prior experience working for a dental implant manufacturer, or CAD/CAM designer

Experience with 3D printers

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred (not required)

CDT degree preferred (not required)

Experience in a regulated environment preferred

Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, must work together and communicate with all other departments throughout the lab.

Ability to identify and problem solve independently and within a team environment.

Ability to work on multiple tasks, and complete them by following strict timelines.

Attention to detail

Must be willing to continue education with C/E events and seminars

Must have a clear understanding of form and function, dental anatomy and morphology

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