Orthodontic Band Maker

Fabricate metal bands used for dental products.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $59,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Orthodontic Band Makers do?

Fabricates metal bands used for dental products, such as braces, inlays, crowns, and bridges: Examines specification sheet to determine dimensions and physical characteristics of band. Cuts and rolls gold ingot to specified size and thickness, using handtools. Melts specified amount of gold, silver, or other metal and pours molten material into molds to cast inlays, crowns, and fixed bridges, using casting equipment. Solders or welds metal pieces together to form band, using soldering iron.


Should I be an Orthodontic Band Maker?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.

  • How to become an Orthodontic Band Maker

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