Dental Laboratory Supervisor

Manage workers engaged in fabrication, assembly and repair of dentures.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dental Laboratory Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication, assembly, and repair of full or partial dentures: Reads prescription and consults with DENTIST 072.101-010 to resolve problems concerning prescription specifications and to establish cost and delivery agreements. Trains new workers in performance of tasks, and fabricates and repairs dentures as needed to expedite work flow. Inspects work in progress and upon completion to ensure conformance to prescription specifications. Requisitions materials and supplies. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May be designated according to department supervised as Supervisor, Denture Department; Supervisor, Gold Department; Supervisor, Partial Denture Department; Supervisor, Porcelain Department.

Should I be a Dental Laboratory Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Photographic-Laboratory Supervisor, Supervisor, Dental Laboratory

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