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 32110).



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

Work week duration

Denturists usually work between 35 to 40 hours per week.
Between 35 to 40 hours

Job duties

Here are some of the main activities and tasks that Denturists have to perform, and some of the physical demands they involve:

  • 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.

Physical demands Help - Physical Demands

  • Handling material manually
  • Making repetitive motions
  • Sitting
  • Standing

Workplaces and employers

Here are the typical workplaces where Denturists are employed and some of their main characteristics:

  • Private practices

Work environment Help - Physical Work Environment

  • Indoors, environmentally controlled
  • Dangerous chemical substances
  • Standard safety equipment
  • Hazardous conditions
  • Biological agents
  • Hazardous equipment, machinery, tools
  • Sound and noise
  • Skin injury

Physical proximity from others Help - Physical proximity from others

  • Physically touching or very close

Related job titles

Here are some other related job titles that are found in the same occupational category (NOC 32110), and a list of similar occupations:

  • dental mechanic
  • denturist
  • denturologist

Similar occupations Help - Similar occupations

Sources Occupational and Skills Information System & National Occupational Classification

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