Dental Technician – ANZSCO 411213

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Constructs and repairs dentures and other dental appliances. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles



  • Dental Laboratory Assistant

Skills Assessment Authority



No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4112 Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists


provide supportive dental services in preventative and restorative dental procedures, and construct and repair dental appliances.


  • providing educational programs to motivate children, parents and the community in matters relating to oral health
  • providing fluoride therapy by applying remineralising solutions and desensitising agents
  • removing deposits from teeth
  • applying non-invasive fissure sealants to teeth
  • taking impressions of the mouth
  • taking dental radiographs
  • administering local anaesthesia by infiltration and mandibular nerve block
  • fabricating full and partial dentures
  • constructing mouth guards, crowns, metal clasps, inlays, bridgework and other aids
  • repairing and relining denture bases

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

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