Patrick, Technical officer dental surgery are also known as dental technologist.
His or her role includes;
Design, Prepare and fabricate dentures and dental devices as prescribed by dentists and other
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Design and fabricate dentures and dental prostheses for patients
Design and fabricate other restorative devices for rehabilitation of dental patients e.g.
crowns, bridges, in-lays, eye, nose and ear prostheses and the replacement of skull parts
Analyze surgeon’s prescription, plan and design appliances to the prescription
Construct orthodontic devices for dental patients (preventive interceptive and corrective)
Schedule appointment of patient
Undertake visual observation of the patient with and without the prostheses for clear
aesthetic impression during the fabrication
Fabricate obturators and oral splints
Fabricate nose, ear, and eye prostheses, as well as head band splints
Fabricate ceramic bridges and prostheses
Perform any other official duty that may be assigned
Communication and Working Relationships Maintain effective communication and working relationship with dental staff and other health
Attend and contribute at staff meetings
Participate in professional meetings and conferences as required.
Personal and People Development
Develop and maintain continuing personal and professional development to meet the
changing demands in the area of dental technology.
Monitor own performance against agreed objectives and standards.
Keep up to date on job related issues as appropriate.
Keep log of own performance and in-service training log for purposes of appraisal
Since this is a post basic course those with BSc are paid from 1800ghc upwards