Crown and Bridge Model Technician

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist.
  • Place completed computer work cards on proper case pans, reviewing doctor, product and finish date information for correctness
  • Pour models from impressions received from doctors in the proper material
  • Number all models and impressions with case number
  • Pindex models and place pins in dies
  • Saw out dies using proper technique to make dies removable for fabrication
  • Place models on appropriate type of articulator using correct technique
  • Articulate models by using bites sent by doctor or hand articulating to correct bite relationship
  • Paint dies with proper number of coats of die paint
  • Check case for correct doctor information, finish date, product, metal type, and fabrication questions that need to be called on the next day
  • Clean work area daily
  • All other duties as assigned.


Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
  • Detail oriented


Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience preferred 


Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Wet grinders
  • Hand-pieces
  • Coping Saws
  • Bard Parker Knives
  • Steamers
  • Acetone
  • Die-Separator
  • Accelerator
  • Glue
  • Die-Hardener


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Qualifications / Behaviors


Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



High School or Equivalent or better.