DLT is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of dental technologists in accordance with industry standards. It covers the fabrication/ construction and repair of crowns, bridges, dentures, and other dental prosthetics /appliances based on dentists’ prescriptions; management functions in dental laboratory production and operation; performing administrative functions; and career advancement through continuous professional growth and development.
Length and Nature of the Program
No. Of Years To Finish The Course: 2 Years
Lecture: 65 Units
Laboratory: 35 Units
Required for course completion: On-the-job Training.
Graduates Expected Career Paths
Graduates of this course may be any of the following:
- Commercial laboratory dental technologist
- Department head in larger laboratories
- Dental technologists of their own dental laboratory
- Sales and/or marketing agents of prosthetic materials, instruments, and equipment