Dental Equipment Installer and Servicer

Install and service dental office equipment according to service manuals.
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Quick Stats


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Good

Salary Range
$26,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Dental Equipment Installer and Servicers do?

Installs and services dental office equipment, such as hydraulic chairs and electric or pneumatic drill units, according to manufacturer’s service manuals: Installs equipment and assembles specified hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical connections, using handtools and power tools. Replaces obsolete or faulty equipment as ordered. Repairs or replaces defective or worn parts, such as motors, clutches, and switches. Performs routine servicing of equipment, such as lubricating gears and repacking bearings. May install and repair dental plumbing. May install, service, test, and calibrate dental x-ray equipment.


Should I be a Dental Equipment Installer and Servicer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: X-ray Service Engineer

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