Job description Denturologist near Calgary (AB)

Find out what work is like for a denturologist in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Denturists (NOC 3221).

Denturists

Description

Denturists examine patients and design, construct and repair removable dentures. Most denturists work in private practice.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Measure patients' jaws to determine size and shape of dentures required
  • Make impressions of patients' teeth, gums and jaws
  • Design and construct dentures or direct other workers to construct dentures
  • Insert, fit and modify new dentures
  • Repair dentures
  • Reline, rebase and adjust dentures
  • Fabricate mouth protectors, anti-snoring prostheses and removable prostheses on implants
  • May order radiographs
  • May prepare partial dentures
  • May perform denture whitening and cleaning.

Job titles

  • dental mechanic
  • denturist
  • denturologist

Related occupations

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