Dental Laboratory Technology

Courses and DescriptionsLength and Nature of the ProgramGraduates Expected Career Paths

Courses and Descriptions

DLT is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of dental technologists in accordance with industry standards. It covers the fabrication/ construction and repair of crowns, bridges, dentures, and other dental prosthetics /appliances based on dentists’ prescriptions; management functions in dental laboratory production and operation; performing administrative functions; and career advancement through continuous professional growth and development.

Length and Nature of the Program

NO. OF YEARS TO FINISH THE COURSE: 2 YEARS
LECTURE: 65 UNITS
LABORATORY: 35 UNITS
Required for course completion: On-the-job Training

Graduates Expected Career Paths

Graduates of this course may be any of the following:

  • Commercial laboratory dental technologist
  • Department head in larger laboratories
  • Dental technologists of their own dental laboratory
  • Academician
  • Researcher
  • Sales and/or marketing agents of prosthetic materials, instruments, and equipment