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Registration Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, December 1, 2014

Next Classes Begin: January 5, 2015

For more information call:

Registration Information

Registration for all students begins: Monday, December 1, 2014

Next Classes Begin: January 5, 2015

For more information call:

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Dental Lab Technology

McFatter Technical College



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:

  • Registered Graduate Exam
  • Certified Dental Technician's Exam (after 2 years of employment in the field.)

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

Contact Information:
Ms. Marsha Williams, Counselor for Dental Lab Technology

(754) 321-5709

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.




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