WELCOME TO THE SA DENTAL TECHNICIANS COUNCIL

SCOPE OF PROFESSION

Dental technicians/technologists manufacture custom made devices concerning the head and its cavities, mainly the oral cavity. These devices are manufactured in registered dental laboratories/manufacturing facilities, by registered dental technicians/technologists on prescription from a dental clinician or other relevant medical clinician.

A dental technician is formally trained at a recognized institution to a NQF level 6 qualifications in dental technology, and is registered with the South African Dental Technicians Council.