1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Dental Technician
      Dental Prosthetist

Constructs and repairs dentures and other dental devices.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • receives and interprets written orders from dentists
  • fabricates full and partial dentures
  • constructs metal clasps, inlays, bridgework and other aids
  • repairs, makes additions or relines denture bases
  • constructs maxillofacial appliances
  • may fit dentures

Orthodontic Technician

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