Next Classes begin Monday, March 28, 2016. For more information call 754-321-5700 or click here to request information.

Dental Lab Technology



The Dental Laboratory Technology program is an 18-month program, which includes a 5 week internship.

  • Oral Anatomy/Tooth Morphology
  • Complete Denture Prosthodontics
  • Removable Partial Restorations
  • Orthodontics/Pedodontics
  • Fixed Restorations (crown and bridge)
  • Ceramics

Upon completion the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper metal design for individual and multiple unit P.F.M. restorations and application of porcelain.
  • Design and fabricate restorations containing attachments/implants that are aesthetically incorporated in the ceramic structure.
  • Fabrication of all ceramic restorations:
    • Refractory technique
    • Press technique
  • Fabricate fixed restorations using Micro Hybrid Composite.

Students work with a variety of materials including waxes, plastics, silicone rubber, non-precious alloys, stainless steel, and porcelain.

HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90 Hours
DEA0705 Denture Technician I 345 Hours
DEA0713 Denture Technician II 345 Hours
DEA0706 Advanced Denture Technician 375 Hours
DEA0709 Crown and Bridge Technician 370 Hours
DEA0710 Ceramic Technician 245 Hours
DEA0005 Dental Laboratory Technician 270 Hours

Entrance Requirements:

Students must have a regionally accredited high school diploma or GED upon entry.

  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) to qualify for the program. Please visit the Registration Office with $10 and a photo ID to schedule.
  • Schedule to meet with the program counselor to review TABE scores and enroll in ABE/AAAE classes, if necessary.
  • Attend a Medical Technology Orientation (by appointment only).
  • Complete FAFSA application online, if needed, and contact the Financial Aid Department at (754) 321-5738.
  • Register for the next available Dental Laboratory course.

Total Program Length:

FULL TIME: 2040 Hours/18 months

Program Schedule:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 am to 2:30 pm

Industry Certifications Available:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

Program Accreditations:This program is recognized by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Contact Information:
Meghan Emerson, Counselor for Dental Lab Technology
(754) 321-5891

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:Florida Resident   $6526.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.  Florida residents must present two (2) types of ID as proof of residency.