Dental Laboratory Technician (Casting)

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Unknown
O*Net Code
51-9081.00
Rapids Code
0103
Req. Hours
14340
State
DC
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

7 skill sets | 28 total skills | 14340 total hours
Introduction to Removable Cast Partials - 480 req. hrs
Terminology
160 hrs
Classification of removable cast partials
160 hrs
Treatment procedures: Clinical and Laboratory
160 hrs
Surveyor - 2480 req. hrs
Use of the surveyor
500 hrs
Desirable and undesirable undercuts
500 hrs
Cast design: Unilateral / Horseshoe / Bilateral / Palatal and lingual bars / Double palatal bar / Kennedy bar / Lower lingual plate
500 hrs
Clasp design: Akers / Roach or bar clasp / Back-action clasp / Ring clasp / Combinations / Indirect retainer
500 hrs
Production of The Refractory Cast - 4130 req. hrs
New terminology
330 hrs
Procedure for producing a refractory cast
330 hrs
Use of bead line when constructing upper cast
330 hrs
New terminology
330 hrs
Freehand waxing technique reviewed
330 hrs
Pattern Construction - 5470 req. hrs
Framework outlined on investment cast
670 hrs
Wax or plastic patterns selected and placed: Combination of wax patterns and Freehand waxing carved to proper contour for various types of framework on upper lower casts
670 hrs
Spruing, Investing, And Casting - 9490 req. hrs
New terminology
670 hrs
Spruing maxillary partial denture using a sprue base: Auxiliary sprues attached / Cast attached to sprue base / Main sprue hole filled with wax
670 hrs
Investing maxillary partial denture: Casting mandibular partial denture / Pattern coated with surface tension reducing agent for gold or protective coat for chrome alloy / Investment vibrated into casting ring
670 hrs
Spruing mandibular partial denture
670 hrs
Investing mandibular partial denture
670 hrs
Casting: Casting machine balanced and prepared / Investment patterns placed in cold oven or it may be preheated up 10 1200F (follow manufacturer’s recommendations) / Operation of melting equipment / Removal of cast from investment
670 hrs
Finishing and Polishing - 12840 req. hrs
Sprues removed and finished down with coarse stones
670 hrs
Framework finished with mounted stones into desired shape and finish
670 hrs
Rubber-wheeling: Bars, saddles, and clasps / Rubber point for inside of clasp
670 hrs
Polishing compound: Felt wheels and points with high-gloss compound
670 hrs
Electrolytic polishing
670 hrs
Setting Up Teeth; Partial Dentures - 14340 req. hrs
Selecting of teeth
500 hrs
Grinding and setting in the necessary teeth for partial dentures
500 hrs
Waxing for finish
500 hrs

Technical Instruction

Freehand Sketching and Pictorial Drawing
Modeling and Sculpturing Tech
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Mathematics
Fundamentals of Accounting
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Safety
Fundamentals
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Trade Safety
# | 16 hrs
Industrial and Labor Relations
History and Background
# | 20 hrs
Current Laws and Practices
# | 20 hrs
Business Subjects
General Office Training
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Business Management Principles
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Dental Theory and Science
Elementary Inorganic Chemistry
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Elementary Biology and Physiology
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Dental Histology and Anatomy
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Elementary Bacteriology
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Prosthetic Applications
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Practical Physics
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Diseases of the Mouth and Teeth
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Developing and Fixing of X-Ray Film
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Clinical Assistance
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Dental Surgical Assistance
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Use and Applications of X-Rays
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