College of Health and Human Services

Dental laboratory technology students are taught basic and advanced techniques of appliance fabrication in the areas of complete dentures, partial dentures, crowns and bridge, ceramics and orthodontics. Students are also taught dental sciences such as occlusion and dental materials.

Students have two tracks to select from. Students may choose between Sales and Leadership and Pre-Dentistry. Students completing the Pre-Dentistry track will complete all prerequisite courses for the IU School of Dentistry. 

Graduates of the program have many career options. Among the most common careers are: laboratory bench technician, manufacturer's representative, and technical sales. After obtaining experience in the laboratory, many graduates become laboratory owners