Degree and Certificate Outcomes

DT - Dental Technology Outcomes

AAS - Dental Laboratory Technology AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply general laboratory techniques to prepare and evaluate impressions and casts, use articulators, develop functional occlusion on articulated casts and fabricate custom impression trays
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Demonstrate the ability to apply the physics and chemistry of materials being used during fabrication of complete dentures, removable partial dentures, fixed prostheses, including inlays, onlays, crowns, bridgework and a variety of orthodontic appliances.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Use work practices and safety protocols that promote a safe environment
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate business practices and procedures appropriate to managing or owning a dental laboratory business.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
Use oral and written communication skills for effective professional interactions.
  • Communication
Apply legal and ethical principles while working in diverse laboratory and community settings.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Cultural Awareness
Be prepared to continue dental, community and world awareness through continuing education and active participation in professional and non‐professional organizations
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Be prepared to transfer to a college or university in the health care field.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
Demonstrate a deeper knowledge of business procedures pertinent to owning or managing a dental laboratory.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

ACERT2 - Dental Laboratory Technology Two-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply general laboratory techniques to prepare and evaluate impressions and casts, use articulators, develop functional occlusion on articulated casts and fabricate custom impressions trays
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Demonstrate the ability to apply the physics and chemistry of materials used in order to fabricate complete dentures, removable partial dentures, fixed prosthesis including: inlays, onlays crowns and bridgework and a variety of orthodontic appliances to competency standards.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Use work practices and safety protocols that promote a safe environment.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Self-Reflection
Demonstrate business practices and procedures appropriate to managing or owning a dental laboratory business.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
Use oral and written communication skills for effective professional interactions.
  • Communication
  • Cultural Awareness
Apply legal and ethical principles while working in diverse laboratory and community settings.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Cultural Awareness