I began in 2005 as a CAD/CAM technician in the Gold Department working with sintered and unsintered Zirconia, Alumina, Titanium , allceramics/ pressables and Captek. I trained on PTC, learning metal and...See more porcelain to assist when needed and enhance my understanding of design & aesthetics. I was eventually stationed in QC to observe client and case management with the idea of opening an offsite milling center I could later manage. With that I became onsite Manager of CAD/CAM which involved helping clients over phone or in person, estimates, troubleshooting, case design, scheduling and ordering. I also enjoyed opportunities to betatest for Nobel Biocare (Procera) and train Cercon owners through Dentsply. The lab never did open the milling center but the insight granted has been invaluable.
Entering 3rd year of George Brown College's 3year RDT program.
Certified Medical Technician (MLA/T) with the Ontario Society of Medical Technologists
I would like to further study maxillofacial prosthedontics
I have a computer software/hardware/programming background and have been in the dental industry since 2005 as a CAD/CAM technician. I have experience with the CEREC, NobelProcera, LavaScan ST, iTero and...See more 3Shape systems. I am currently the lead CAD Designer at Gnathodontics LTD in Lakewood Colorado.
Russell T. DeVreugd, is an international consultant and lecturer in the field of Fixed Restorative Dentistry and owner of DeVreugd Dental Laboratory and International Dental Seminars. He has presented...See more courses on occlusion, contour, color and anterior esthetics throughout North America and Europe. Mr. DeVreugd served as a consultant / lecturer for the Department of Biologic and Material Science, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan and the undergraduate and graduate prosthodontic programs at the University of California School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California and was appointed Regents Lecturer in 1984 / 85.
Mr. DeVreugd is a contributing author in the textbook " Science and Practice of Occlusion " and " Quintessence of Dental Technology," 1997, published by Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc. Mr. DeVreugd has presented to the American Dental Association, American Prosthodontic Society, Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontists, Dental Center for Postgraduate Courses, Amsterdam, Netherlands, KarlHaupl Institute, Dusseldorf, Germany and local, state and national associations. In 1999, he has been asked to present "The Occlusal Compass Concept" to the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the International Academy of Gnathology, American Section. Russell currently resides in Durham, NC. DeVreugd Dental Laboratory is located in Chapel Hill, NC.
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