Mike is a graduate of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Dental Laboratory Sciences, summa cum laude. He is a CDT in crown and bridge...See more and has worked as a technician in all aspects of fixed restorative as well as orthodontics. He has had roles as a technician and manager for labs in Texas and Seattle.
Mike sits on the board of directors for the Washington State Dental Laboratory Association and will serve as Vice President in 2012.
In 2009 Mike founded Kymata Dental Arts, a boutique lab in Seattle.
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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