About Certified Dental Techs

Certified Dental Technicians are artists in lab coats who create tooth restorations and oral appliances out of high quality materials.

Dr. Tyler has been formally trained as a dental technician and has been a Certified Dental Technician (CDT) since 2002.

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Their Certification

The certification process includes an associates program culminating into three examinations. These exams assess the dental technician’s knowledge and the applied skill level necessary to create high quality, functioning restorations and oral appliances out of many different materials as prescribed by a dentist. After demonstrating a high level of skill, knowledge, and integrity by passing the exams a laboratory technician becomes a Certified Dental Technician.

Their Craftsmanship

CDTs are use their artistic skills to manufacture long-lasting, aesthetic, and functional restorations including:

  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Inlays/Onlays
  • Complete and partial dentures
  • Night guards
  • Orthodontic appliances