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Career Profile: Dental Laboratory Technician - Ana M. Remond

Career Profile: Dental Laboratory Technician - Ana M. Remond

Ana M. Remond, Dental Technician, Third Class, Prosthesis Department, Bethesda Navy Dental School, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

National Institutes of Health: Office of Science Education

Other procedures I perform:

• Make gold/porcelain crowns
• Work on orthodontic appliances
• Make partial dentures
• Repair dentures
• Make models of patients’ mouths
• Make teeth to implant

What I like best/least about my work…

What I like best about my work is interacting with the interesting people who come into the clinic. I also love the fact that I do so many different things. Each new case brings a new challenge.

What I like least about my work is making repairs to dentures, especially if the patient’s dental hygiene is poor.

My career goals are…

My career goal is to enter a dental school through the Navy dental scholarship program. My hope would be to find a dental school through the American Association of Dental Schools and use the Navy scholarship to complete my training.

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