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National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee (CAD/CAM Model Build) in Fenton, Missouri


Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Keller in Fenton, MO for a Full-Time Dental Laboratory Technician Trainee (Removable Finish). Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!

The regular hours for this position are from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist on each case.

  • Nest/Mill dental frameworks/restorations that provide the patient with the proper function and aesthetics.

  • Ensure consistent, accurate results are obtained by following all steps.

  • Verify the Design is correct and materials have been entered in correctly.

  • Adjust settings accordingly to product types.

  • Nest all products that are to be milled or 3D printed.

  • Keep cases organized so that everyone on the milling projects can work as a team.

  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.

  • Utilize “lost wax technique” for pressing of ceramics and casting of alloys.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Must have computer skills

  • Display good hand-eye coordination skills

  • Display ability to troubleshoot and problem solve

  • Attention to detail and excellent perception skills

  • Time management skills required for production environment

  • Display multi-tasking skills

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • CNC Machinery

  • Dremmel/Handpiece

  • Computer

  • Wax Pot/Electric waxer

  • Pressing Oven

  • Devest Machine

  • Pache Machine

  • Coloring liquid

  • Invex liquid

  • Burn out oven

  • Sintering oven

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time

  • Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive movements

  • Push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 50 pounds




  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • High School or Equivalent or better