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Lab Technician - Ottawa West Dental

About us:

The Ottawa West Dental office has been serving the west-end Ottawa and surrounding communities for 40 years.  We offer a wide range of dental services, including general dentistry, cosmetic services, dentures, Invisalign-Orthodontics, and gum grafting.  In conjunction with our-onsite lab, Ottawa West Dental provides our patients with access to technology to support their customized treatment plans.  The technology used at our practice includes CEREC, digital x-rays, intra-oral camera, laser technology and VELscope.

We pride ourselves on providing quality dental care and 5.0 stars on Facebook reviews and 4.9 stars on Google reviews, evidence of our exceptional patient service, commitment to continuous learning, and innovative technology.  Additionally, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of the industry’s leading clinicians and have greater access to the advanced treatment technologies and training & development, and support.


We can offer full-time or part-time, let us know the schedule that works for your lifestyle and we can provide that work life balance! 

The Opportunity

Ottawa West Dental is looking for a highly capable dental laboratory technician to join the Ottawa West Dental Lab Team as we have an on-site lab within our dental practice.  Using current cad/cam technology and intra-oral scanners, our lab can produce crowns and bridges the same day. We also produce prosthetic devices which include; dentures and orthodontic appliances.

To ensure success as a Dental Laboratory Technician, you should demonstrate extensive knowledge of dental technologies and experience in a similar role. A top-notch dental laboratory technician will be someone whose expertise results in highly functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing dental replacements.


  • Restoring or replacing natural teeth by fabricating crowns, fixed and removable bridges, dentures, and implant retained restorations
  • Producing models from physical dental impression molds or digital models via 3D printing
  • Constructing prosthetics from digital design platforms (inLab and 3Shape)
  • Manufacturing, glazing, and finishing dental prosthetics prior to placement by dentists
  • Ability to customize restorations with glazing and cut-back techniques
  • Adjusting dental prostheses and devices before final placements
  • Managing supply inventories, performing routine equipment maintenance, and facilitating repairs
  • Documenting processes and adhering to industry regulations and safety standards
  • Keeping up to date of advancements in the field of dental laboratory technologies and techniques

About You:

  • Accredited dental laboratory technology program
  • Certified Dental Technician (CDT) preferred
  • 2+ years of experience as a dental laboratory technician preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of dental prostheses, devices, and related technologies
  • Experience in constructing, replacing, repairing, and restoring fixed and removable prosthetics
  • Experience with dental laboratory CAD/CAM software, such as in-lab and 3 Shape (training will be offered)
  • Exceptional manual dexterity and precision
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great communication and collaboration abilities
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Total Rewards + Perks

Team members have access to a range of resources focused on enhancing their personal and professional lives. We provide annual compensation reviews, voluntary RRSP contributions, and industry-leading learning and development opportunities. Our team members also enjoy extensive discounts on many services and activities including an exclusive corporate gym membership program; reduced rates on home and auto insurance; and unlimited access to a variety of discounted entertainment, hotels, products and services. Our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) connects team members and their families with complimentary, confidential, short-term counseling and advisory services. We are continuously evolving and enhancing the programs to offer our team members exclusive benefits that complement their lifestyle.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants will be contacted. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Team at 416-558-8338. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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From Our Dental Team

  • Our team of dental professionals is dedicated to caring for the smiles of patients in the Ottawa community. We welcome you to join our team.
    - Dr. Hannah Kashyap

Why work at Ottawa West Dental?

Ottawa West Dental is proud to be an active member of the Ottawa community, and strives to provide exceptional oral health care for individuals and families.

Our team is committed to clinical excellence and aims to create a positive patient experience. We care for our people and seek, as a team, to provide comprehensive dentistry to our patients.

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