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Dental Technician Jobs

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Welcome to the dental technician hub on Cherry Health! Explore salary data and job openings fine-tuned to match your unique expertise. Cherry Health goes beyond facilitating your search for dental positions; it offers invaluable networking opportunities within the healthcare realm.

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Dental Technician Jobs

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Dental technician salary overview 

As of recent data, the salary of Canadian dental technicians can vary based on factors such as experience, location, and employer. On average, dental technicians in Canada earn between $35,000 to $65,000 per year or $26 an hour. In Ontario, dental technicians tend to earn slightly higher salaries compared to the national average, with salaries ranging from $40,000 to $70,000 per year or around $26 an hour. This may be attributed to the higher cost of living in Ontario. In Alberta, dental technician salaries are also typically above the national average, ranging from $45,000 to $75,000 per year or $29 an hour. Alberta's strong economy and demand for healthcare services may contribute to the higher salaries in this province. In British Columbia, $43,000 to $60,312 or a average hourly compensation of $26 an hour. The Maritimes are between $45,000 to $48,000 or around $23 an hour. The Northwest Territories start at $43,875 to $53,000 or an average of $36 a hour.

How to become a dental technician in Canada

To launch a career as a dental technician in Canada, start by enrolling in a two-to-three-year program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC), where you'll receive both theoretical education and practical laboratory experience. After completing your program, obtaining certification from a provincial body, such as the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario or the College of Dental Technicians of British Columbia, is essential to demonstrate your competency. Continuing your professional development through education and participating in professional organizations is crucial for maintaining certification and keeping pace with the latest advancements in dental technology.

Connect with other dental technicians within the Cherry Health network

With the Cherry Health platform, dental technicians have the opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Attend networking events and virtual meetups, message employers and future colleagues and stay updated on the dynamic healthcare landscape. Create your free account today to broaden your professional networks and enhance your career in the healthcare sector. Start connecting here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a dental technician?

A dental technician is a skilled professional who works in a dental laboratory, crafting various dental appliances and prosthetics based on prescriptions and specifications provided by dentists. These appliances may include crowns, bridges, dentures, and orthodontic appliances. Dental technicians use a variety of materials such as metals, ceramics, and plastics to create these devices, employing specialized techniques like casting, moulding, and shaping. They play a crucial role in ensuring that dental restorations meet the functional and aesthetic needs of patients.

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