Denturists are formally trained and licensed members of their province to practice Denturism. They specialize in the designing, fitting, construction and the delivery of removable prosthodontics -- also known as dentures -- in a non-surgical manner directly to the patient.
Obtaining the distinction of a Denturist requires three years of training from an accredited Denturist technology program. In years two and three of the Denturist program, fabricating dentures for real patients is a requirement in order to complete and graduate from the program. Denturists are required to obtain the proper license as required by the province in order to practice.
A Denturist's main goal is to provide the patient with esthetically pleasing, comfortable dentures to replace missing teeth. In order to do this properly, a denturist is trained to: