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Dental Technician

Dental Career Services
Ottawa, ON
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description



LOCATION: Ottawa, Canada


JOB TYPE: Full Time


  • Prepare plaster models and moulds 
  • Train and supervise other dental technicians or dental laboratory assistants 
  • Cast gold or metal alloys for bridges and denture bases 
  • Perform administrative functions for the dental laboratory 
  • Design, fabricate or repair dental devices 
  • Mould wax over dentures set-up 
  • Finish metal framework of dentures 
  • Prepare wax bite-blocks and impression trays 
  • Pack plastic material in moulds to form full or partial dentures 
  • Make orthodontic bands from metal and alloys 
  • Polish and buff dentures 
  • Write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for use by denturists and dental technicians 
  • Re-line and re-base dentures 
  • Fit, adjust and repair dentures 
  • Design bridgework, fit dentures and provide appliances 
  • Construct dentures 
  • Trim, smooth, and shape surfaces 
  • Perform denture whitening and cleaning 
  • Prepare partial dentures 


Experience and specialization

Technical expertise (dental)

  • Plastering 
  • Packing 
  • Waxing-up 
  • Casting 
  • Polishing 
  • Assembly 


English or French


  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate 


3 years to less than 5 years 

Work setting

  • Commercial dental laboratory 
  • Independently owned business 

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Immunization records (for applicants outside Canada)

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment 
  • Work under pressure 
  • Tight deadlines 
  • Repetitive tasks 
  • Manual dexterity 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to distinguish between colours 
  • Sitting 
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking 
  • Hand-eye coordination 

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills 
  • Judgement 
  • Team player 


Health benefits

  • Dental plan 
  • Disability benefits 
  • Health care plan 
  • Paramedical services coverage 
  • Vision care benefits 

Financial benefits

  • Bonuses

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits 
  • Life insurance


Company Description
Since 1998 Dental Career Services has been a leading permanent placement specialist focused on Dental Laboratory and Clinical Dental recruiting!

If you are a dental professional looking for outstanding dental jobs, we can connect you with exceptional dental practices. We have established strong ties to a variety of dental practices, including small boutique, single restorative, multi-doctor, and luxury cosmetic practices. As the best and reliable dental recruiter, we deliver the first-class dental employment services you would expect from the leader in the dental industry, and you can have confidence that our team will produce the results you need.

Whether you need to hire one employee or a team of hundreds, experts at our dental recruitment agency can identify, interview, screen, and present the very best candidates for your consideration, experienced, industry-leading recruiting when you need it.

Dental Career Services


Ottawa, ON