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Oral Maxillofacial Laboratory Technician “C” School

Oral Maxillofacial Laboratory Technician  “C”  School

The Oral Maxillofacial Laboratory Technician  “C”  School is located aboard the Navy Support Activity, here in Bethesda, Maryland.  The school is hosted by the Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS), which is a directorate of the Naval Medical Leader & Professional Development Command (NML&PDC) Branch Campus; and through a support agreement with the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC).  NML&PDC is Branch Campus to the Navy Medicine Forces Support Command (NMFSC), located in San Antonio, Texas.

Dental  Maxillofacial Laboratory Technician “C” School provides instructions in the handling of prosthodontic materials and equipment as well as special materials and equipment for making extra-oral facial prostheses.  The student will be exposed to fabrication techniques for surgical splints and stents, and somato prostheses, facial prostheses, cranial implants, soft tissue implants, maxillary obturators for acquired and congenital defects, speech bulbs, mandibulectomy prostheses, burn splints and prostheses for patients exposed to radiation therapy.  Upon graduation students are awarded the Navy Enlisted Classification Code L38A and are only assigned to military treatment facilities.  For information on requirements and how to apply speak with your Command Career Counselor and/or follow this link to CANTRAC:

Course point of contact is HM1 Ivan Alston, who can be reached by e-mail at, or by phone at (301)295-1648.


7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone Numbers
Telephone (Local): 770-396-3898
Telephone (Toll-Free): 800-917-2081
Fax: 770-396-3790
COE is the institutional accrediting body for the NMFSC AOR and is available for students and staff who have submitted issues through normal grievance channels but feel that their grievance is still unresolved.  Please click the logo for contact information.