dental technician


: one who makes dental appliances

Examples of dental technician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement In late 2018, Thomas resumed work as a San Diego dental technician after a four-decade hiatus. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 Klaus Teuber, a former dental technician in Germany who began designing board games as an after-work hobby before creating the hugely popular realm of Catan, where players compete, cooperate and barter to build settlements on a fictional island, died April 1 at 70. Brian Murphy, Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2023 Ito began his career as a manga horror writer while working as a dental technician. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 30 Mar. 2023 So, take a bow, dentist and mechanical engineer Roy Vegter, endodontist Erick Y. Sato, dental technician Charles Wheeler and oral surgeons Fred Hammond and Tim Smith. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Mar. 2023 But Wagner had signed a noncompete agreement with Henry Schein, still in effect at that point, barring him from dental technician work at any other company in the state. Julian Mark, Washington Post, 10 Mar. 2023 Margaret Lucht, a dental technician and human resources administrator, was sworn in as Garland’s District 5 City Council member Tuesday night. Dallas News, 29 June 2022 Loni Hansell, a dental technician, and Scott Smith, the submariner who can only see surface targets ripe for picking from a fast attack under the waves lethal machine. Arkansas Online, 12 Dec. 2022 Otto Rothstock, a 20-year-old dental technician who had imbibed all the antisemitic propaganda of the age, decided to take action and assassinated the author in March 1925. Jonathan Bate, The Conversation, 26 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dental technician was in 1946

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“Dental technician.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

Medical Definition

dental technician

: a technician who makes dental appliances
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