Dental Technician Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Average Salary for Dental Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The average salary of a(n) Dental Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $41,974.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Dental Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $20.18.

The average bonus of a(n) Dental Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $634.00.

Job Description:

Performs a variety of tasks to fabricate and repair dental appliances, according to Dentist's prescription, using hand tools, molding equipment, and bench fabricating machines. Creates orthodontic appliances and splints to help straighten and protect teeth working with materials such as waxes, plastics, precious and non-precious alloys, stainless steel, a variety of porcelains and composites, or polymer glass combinations. Produces dental appliances such as a removable prosthesis, including dentures and Orthodontic appliances, and fixed prostheses, such as bridges, partials, dentures, veneers, and crowns. Manipulates gold and other precious metals, dental porcelain, and acrylics in order to custom manufacture dental appliances and indirect restorations that will exactly fit a patient. Reads prescription and examines dental models and impressions to determine type of denture to be made or repaired applying knowledge of dental laboratory techniques. Fabricates full or partial dentures, using wax, plastic, and plaster models, articulators, grinders, and polishers. Casts plastic or plaster models of dentures to be repaired. Selects and mounts replacement teeth in model to match color and shape of natural or adjacent teeth, using tooth color scales and tooth illustrations. Molds wax over denture setup to form contours of gums, using knives and spatula. Removes excess plastic and polishes surfaces of cast dentures, using grinding and polishing tools and ultrasonic equipment. Rebuilds denture linings to duplicate original thickness, contour, and color according to specifications. Tests repaired dentures for accuracy of occlusion. Bends and solders gold and platinum wire to construct wire frames for dentures. May prepare dental materials and medications, expose and process dental x-ray films, render emergency dental first aid, and instruct patients in oral hygiene. May perform dental administrative work, maintain treatment records and reports, and assist Dentist or Dental Hygienist with patient. Less

Performs a variety of tasks to fabricate and repair dental appliances, according to Dentist's prescription, using hand tools, molding equipment, and bench fabricating machines. Creates orthodontic appliances and splints to help straighten and protect teeth working with materials such as... More

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