Program Outcomes (Dental Lab Tech)

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Robert Criss, M. Ed, CDT, TE
Instructor, Program Administrator

Kristina Merriman, CDT, TE

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Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Fabricate complete denture prostheses (removable).
  2. Use work practices and safety protocols that promote a safe and sanitary environment.
  3. Apply general laboratory techniques to prepare and evaluate impressions and casts
  4. Fabricate a variety of orthodontic appliances.
  5. Fabricate custom impression trays, baseplates, and bite rims.
  6. Practice within the legal and ethical framework of the profession.
  7. Collect diagnostic treatment data.
  8. Fabricate Partial Denture prostheses to advanced competency standards.
  9. Fabricate fixed Crown & Bridge prostheses to advanced competency standards.
  10. Fabricate fixed porcelain-to-metal prostheses to advanced competency standards.
  11. Demonstrate business practices and procedures appropriate to managing or owning a dental laboratory business.

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College.

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking