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A Brief Background .. I’ve started studying dental technology pretty late, I think I was 29, 13 years ago. Happened in Romania, my native country, where I worked 4 years after I graduated, and then decided to change my life completely and came to London. I’ve spent enough time in each stage of the analog and digital workflow to realise that ceramic is what I want to do. There is something creative in me, and needs ways of...
Meet Rachel Miller, a trainee dental technician based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Rachel is looking for new opportunities to further progress her career. She's qualified having spent the last 3 years studying dental technology at LDI, covering prosthodontics, crown and bridge, and orthodontics, whilst also carrying out work experience at various dental labs. Rachel is also registered with the GDC. What made you choose to pursue a...
Before we begin, could you write a couple of sentences introducing yourself, where you're from and what you do. This will help readers get to know a little bit about you. I am a prosthetic digital dentist specialised to provide dental CAD/CAM designs with utmost efficiency and accuracy in a brief time frame. I have both the experience and the knowledge in various advanced modules of designing, as I have been working and improving in...
Meet Lola Karolina Welch, a senior prosthetics technician specialising in implant supported dentistry. Lola has over 20 years experience and worked with many experts and respected surgeons within the industry. Her main fields of interest are full arch screw-retained restorations with a high level of aesthetic composite characterisation. 1. What attracted you to the field of dental technology? I don’t remember how I found out...
Meet Shameer Nisa, a multi-talented dental technician from Kings College, London. Specialising as a maxillofacial prothesis technician (MPT), a clinician dental technician (CDT), and former lecturer, Shameer has built his career with a genuine passion for dental technology. Read on to learn how Shameer got his job as a maxillofacial prothesis technician with Kings College in London. 1. What attracted you to the field of dental...
So you're recruiting for a super-duper, top tech that ticks all the boxes, but where is the best place to advertise your role?? With dental technicians becoming harder to find, I’m a firm believer that dental labs should be spreading there vacancies far and wide, in as many relevant places as possible to increase their chances of finding that perfect candidate! So here are my "Top 6" places to advertise your dental technician jobs...
With finding and recruiting qualified dental technicians such a hot topic at the moment, some dental labs are looking at alternative ways to fill roles. Jinesh Patel - the managing Director of S4S in London, talks to Andy Foster about how his lab hires dental technicians from abroad. Watch the video to find out more👇🏼 Posted by Andy Foster
To create a job advert that efficiently converts, it's important to include basic details and provide a clear background of your company while recruiting for specialised roles such as an experienced ceramist or prosthetics/removable's dental technician. Missing out on essential components in your job advert could cost you a potential candidate. Therefore, covering all the elements listed in our essential checklist would maximise your...
Introduction Sebastian (name changed to protect anonymity) is a Hungarian national that has been living in the UK for the past six years. He has a settled status and looking for full-time employment as a dental technician. He currently resides in Guildford, but also happy to consider opportunities that require relocation. When asked what he likes most about being a dental technician, he replied "It makes me feel very accomplished to...
This week we spoke to Sam (not actual name), a skilled prosthetics dental technician with over 10 years experience in the field. Based in Manchester, Sam is looking for full-time opportunities offering upwards of £30k per annum, that will provide him with a more structured and routine lifestyle whilst allowing him to further develop his skills and knowledge in the field of prosthetics. He is able to provide references and brings with...
This week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Aaron, a skilled prosthetics dental technician with over 17 years of experience in the field. Based in West Sussex, Aaron is well-known for his expertise and attention to detail. Recently, Aaron (name changed to protect anonymity) made the bold decision to leave his current employment and start a new venture as an on-site freelance technician, able to work in dental labs throughout West...
What is AI? Artificial Intelligence or simply AI refers to the intelligence displayed by machines, in contrast to the intelligence demonstrated by humans. In simpler terms, AI is the ability of computer systems to perform tasks that would typically require human intelligence. These tasks may range from understanding natural language, recognising images, playing games, decision making, and many more. AI has been a topic of interest for...