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10 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in the Dental Lab

Working as a Dental Lab Technician can feel solitary a lot of the time. Even though you’re often in a lab with other techs, you’re generally focused on your own tasks. This makes the career appealing to people who thrive off independence, but even the most self-reliant of us can lose focus when we’re working alone. The ...

Friend or Foe? Using Your Smartphone Smartly During School

We all know there was a world before smartphones, even if we can’t really remember it. They’re everywhere, completely integrated into our world, but especially for students. According to Nielson, over 85% of the 18-34 demographic owns and uses a smart phone. At AmeriTech this means all of our healthcare students have smartphones, which can be good ...

Here’s a Look at Some of the Latest Dental Lab Technology

Aside from receiving better care, human teeth haven’t changed much in the last 100 years. Dental technology, though, in a single century has gone from basic artistic tools to developing machinery and programs that might have come out of NASA. Dental laboratory technology is constantly changing, with innovators always testing new methods and programs—which makes the field ...

Understanding the 6 Specialties of Dental Lab Technicians

Crowns and bridges are a huge part of dental lab technology, but they’re not the only part. Dentistry, like everything in medicine, is an expansive field, and once you begin your career as a Certified Dental Tech, you have a range of options to continue the practice throughout your life. At AmeriTech, we train you ...

7 Qualities Every Dental Lab Technician Needs

Dental lab technicians belong to a career field unlike just about any other. The work relies heavily on technology and artistry, but unlike graphic design and game development, it’s also tactile, requiring more than a little dexterity—and it’s medical. If you want to become a dental lab technician, you should know it requires a very specific ...