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Restorative Dentistry (formerly Dental Laboratory Technology)

Lab tech reviewing xrays

Lab tech handling teeth mold

As a dental technician, you will:

  • work with dentists to create dental prostheses and orthodontic appliances for the public
  • participate in challenging and rewarding areas such as technical procedures and laboratory administration
  • meet new faces, learn new skills, and help people


The dental technician works with dentists in creating protheses and appliances and performing other technical and laboratory procedures. Skills learned in a Dental Laboratory program can lead to careers in laboratories, dental offices, manufacturing and supply companies, or in research and development.


What training does PCC offer?

PCC's program has a strong history of providing students with the highest possible training at the lowest possible cost. Highlights of the PCC program include:

  • state-of-the-art equipment
  • individualized, hands-on instruction
  • modern facilities at PCC and at participating local dental laboratories
  • professional, experienced, people-oriented instructors who are fully certified and credentialed
  • full accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association



Program brochure & application

Open enrollment begins in the Fall semester

Open Adobe Acrobat PDF file Restorative Dentistry Information Brochure
Open Microsoft Word DOC document Restorative Dentistry Program Application

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