Dental Technician – Removable department

Dental – Lab – Dental Technician Senior – Denture


SPECIALTY UNIT: Dental Technician Senior – Denture

LOCATION: Auburn, New York


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

Salary: 50k-70k

Job Description:

To perform and manage daily digital/analog operations of Implant cases throughout the lab. From inbound QC, implant model making to Doctor communications, scanning, contouring and stain and glazing.

Generally, a Senior Technician will fabricate only one type of dental prosthetic appliance (i.e., a Senior Technician who fabricates a denture appliance does not have the knowledge or experience to fabricate a crown, bridge, or cast partial appliance, and vice versa). Furthermore, the fabrication process for each appliance differs and has many steps, and a Senior Technician will generally have knowledge in most or all of the steps in that process but will specialize in only one or two advanced level steps.  


  • Plan the appropriate setup and operation of various laboratory tools and ensure proper quantities of raw material inventory is on hand for fabrication of appliances.
  • Inbound Quality control of the Implant Impression. Verify that everything is included in the case that is needed for fabrication of the Implant Restoration.
  • Communicate with the Clinician if issues arise with the case.
  • Read prescription forms or specifications from customers and examine dental models or impressions from customers to determine the design of the appliance to be fabricated
  • Scan appliance into lab management database which tracks technician’s work performed and amount of time spent fabricating each appliance
  • Create a Soft-tissue model of the customer’s patient’s mouth by pouring plaster into the dental model or impression allowing plaster to set.
  • Fabricate, alter or repair the specified appliance according to customer’s instructions on the prescription form.
  • Test appliance for conformance to specifications and accuracy of occlusion, using articulators and micro-meters.
  • Place appliance on apparatus that mimics bite and movement of patient’s jaw to evaluate functionality of appliance
  • Scan appliance into lab management database upon completion of designated fabrication tasks assigned to technician and place appliance in designated area for the next step in the fabrication process

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Paid time off for full time employees


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum one to two years specialized training in dental technology 
  • Certified Dental Technician (CDT) certification preferred but not required
  • Minimum five to seven years fabricating dental prosthetic appliances
  • Requires manual dexterity, strong attention to detail and good spatial and visual perception
  • Requires flexibility and adaptability to meet laboratory demands
  • Ability to communicate with customers regarding technical ramifications and appliance designs
  • Willingness to follow safety rules when operating hand tools
  • Ability to work with limited supervision

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