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Did you know that a denturist's job is quite different from that of a dentist? The denturist is a health professional specialized in dental prosthesis.

Are you interested in a career in the field of denturology? Dental Carerr shares with you all the information about the profession. The Denturist Profession is not limited to office practiceafter all. Some denturologists also have careers in education.

We invite you to discover the job, the salary, the training to be followed as well as your employment prospects in denturology.

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The job of a denturist focuses on everything related to dental prostheses. It is therefore the responsibility of the denturist to :
  • Analyze and measure the size and shape of the denture required;
  • Take x-rays and impressions of the patient's teeth, gums and jaw;
  • Manufacture dental prostheses tailored to the unique needs of patients;
  • Place or install dental appliances;
  • Adjust the prosthesis;
  • Repair dentures.
The latter offers a specialized, technical and personalized service. Each client is unique, therefore Each denture made by the denturist is unique. In addition to dental prostheses, denturologists deal with mouth guards, anti-snoring prostheses and acrylic prostheses. They also offer their expertise in implantology when necessary. The job of a denturist in Quebec is an exclusive job. You must therefore be a member of theorder of denturists of Quebec to be able to practice.

In Quebec, there are two ways to become a denturist. You can take a denturology course at Cégep Édouard-Montpetit. The training also includes an internship in a recognized denturology clinic.

To get a job as a denturist, you only have to no need for a university education. All you have to do is obtain your technical college diploma in denturology.

The DEC Technical is a training program for3 years (6 quarters). Validated by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie, this training gives you access to the job of denturologist.

Once you have the diploma, all that remains is to register as a dental health professional with the ODQ to obtain your license.

Denturists work mainly in private denturist clinics. They also work in :
  • Public health offices;
  • Educational institutions;
  • Dental laboratories;
  • Government agencies.
The salary of a denturologist varies between 28,000 $ and 60,000 $. Depending on the environment, this figure rises to 112,593 $. The average in Quebec isapproximately 50,000 $ per year. Learn more about other dental jobs including job opportunities and training for dental hygienists.

 

The average annual salary of a denturologist in Quebec :
Low Medium High
Hourly wage 16,84$/hour 29,74$/hour 67,02$/hour
Annual salary 28 291 $ 49 967 $ 112 593 $

 

The job outlook and placement rate are considered very good. Since there will always be a need for the design of new dentures and the maintenance of dentures, the growth rate for denturist employment is above average. In addition, due to the aging population, the need for health care services is increasing. As a result, governments are increasing funding for health care, including dental care, which ensures stable growth for the profession.

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