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National Dentex Dental Lab Technician II (Processing) in Lansing, Michigan


Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Dental Art in Lansing, MI for a Full-Time Dental-Lab Technician.

The regular hours for this position are from 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist.

  • Enter and receive cases and scan models for digital work flow

  • Build digital models in using CAD (3shape) model builder

  • Inspect the set-up and wax-up to verify that it is not broken or damaged.

  • Process the Valplast, Acrylic, Ivocap,Polyflex or any other special needs case.

  • Check inside of flasks to ensure all teeth are still in place and any additional notes are scribed into stone around the flask.

  • Bead and pour impressions.

  • Base models & trim models.

  • Set bites.

  • Articulate models.

  • Make duplicate models.

  • Use past experience and successes to effectively trouble shoot and problem solve.

  • Review final work to confirm that quality standards have been met.

  • Clean work area daily.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.

  • Strong ability to read, listen, comprehend, retain, and execute on written and verbal instructions.

  • High level of organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize work.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

  • Basic computer skills.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience and skilled in one or more of the skills associated with a Dental Laboratory Technician.

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Small machinery/hand pieces.

  • Chemicals

  • Additional related materials or equipment, as required.

  • Personal protective equipment, as required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel and/or reach.

  • Fine motor skills and ability to perform repetitive motions.

  • Vision capabilities, including depth perception, attention to detail, and color.




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

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group