LAB DAY Chicago 2012

Feb 24-25, 2012 · Chicago, IL

Educators
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  • Pinhas Adar

    CEO at Adar International, Inc.

    My Mission is to inspire individuals to align their lives with Purpose, Responsibility, Vision, & Principles of Greatness."

  • Alek Aronin

    Dental Technician

    Alexander (Alek) Aronin began training in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1990 before moving to Israel where he cultivated his inspiration to create artistic porcelain restorations. In 2001, he opened a laboratory in Toronto and...

  • Shinsuke Ashina, RDT

    Esthetic Operating Director at LSK121 Oral Prosthetics

    Shinsuke “Shin” Ashina, RDT, has been a Laboratory Manager since 1993. He was trained in Japan and became a Schütz Dental Group (in Germany)-certified CAD/CAM instructor in 2009.

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  • David Baird, DDS

    Lab Manager at Northwest Esthetics

    Dr. Dave Baird, DDS, is the Owner of Northwest Esthetics, his in-house, custom dental lab. A graduate of the University of Washington, Dental School, Baird is an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,...

  • Mark Borchardt

    CTO at CadBlu

    Mark Borchardt is the CTO of Cadblu Dental and runs the Cadblu North rapid production facility in Minneapolis. As a former lab owner and certified 3Shape trainer, he has been at the forefront of the digital dentistry movement...

  • Mary Borg-Bartlett

    President at SafeLink Consulting, Inc.

    Mary Borg-Bartlett,President of Safelink Consulting, is recognized in the dental laboratory industry for her knowledge and sharing of methods to comply with OSHA standards and FDA Quality System Regulations requirements....

  • Chris Bormes

    Works at PREAT Corp.

    Chris Bormes graduated from Gonzaga University and attended the Dental Laboratory Technology program at City College of San Francisco. He has earned both ICOI Fellowship and Mastership in Dental Technology; graduated from...

  • Thomas Bormes

    CEO at PREAT Corp.

    Tom Bormes, MBA,is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of PREAT Corp. and a well-respected expert in dental prosthetics, implant restoration and precision attachments. Bormes was the founding President of APM Sterngold, has...

  • Joaquin Bravo

    President at JD Dental Lab Corp.

    Joaquin Bravo, President of JD Dental Lab Corp, has 30 years of industry experience and 25 years of experience in flexible partials.

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  • James Campbell

    Certified Instructor for the ORIGIN Intelligence CAD system at B&D Dental Technologies

    James Campbell is a Certified Instructor for the ORIGIN Intelligence CAD system and specializes in dental CAD/CAM technology. Combining his extensive experience in customer service and business management with his expert...

  • Terry Charters, CDT

    Works at Charters Dental Arts Lab Inc

    Terry Charters owns a lab specializing in Implant-related prosthetics. He has lectured worldwide; authored several articles for implant and technical journals; participated in product R&D for implant companies; and is...

  • Tais Clausen

    Founder/CTO at 3Shape

    Tais Clausen, CTO and Co-Founder of 3Shape, has been a key visionary driver in the company’s technology development. His close, almost daily involvement with dental labs and clinics using 3Shape worldwide is the integral...

  • Christian Coachman, DDS/CDT

    Works at anaxDENT North America

    Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT, received his dental degree from the University of Sáo Paulo in 2003 and his dental technology certificate from Rocha Marmo School, also in Sao Paulo, Brazil. As a lab technician, lab owner and...

  • Lee Coursey

    CTO at Russellville Dental Lab

    Dental Implant and Computer Geek

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  • Jim Erb, CDT

    Lab & Marketing Consultant at ProLab Solutions, Inc.

    Jim Erb, CDT, is a Dental Laboratory Consultant for ProLab Solutions, Inc. He received his dental laboratory training at Durham Technical Community College and in the U.S. Navy. He is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania...

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  • Al Fillastre, CDT

    Owner at Ceram-O-Arts

    Al Fillastre, CDT, owns and operates Ceram-O-Arts Dental Laboratory in Lakeland, FL. He began his training in dental technology after receiving his BS degree in chemistry from Stetson University in 1975 and later began working...

  • Terry Fine

    Vice President Sales & Marketing at AMG Creative, Inc.

    Terry Fine has been influential in expanding online marketing for AMG clients through website development, pay-per-click campaigns, search engine optimization and other powerful online marketing tools. Prior to joining AMG...

  • Rune Fisker

    Vice President Product Strategy at 3Shape

    Rune Fisker, 3Shape’s Vice President of Product Strategy, has been with 3Shape from its inception and is an integral driver of the company’s solution-orientated innovation. With a PhD from Denmark’s Technical...

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  • Ryan Gillespie

    Technical Consultant at Jensen Dental

    Ryan Gillespie is the former Owner and Director Of Operations at SOLID Milling Solutions where he focuses on design consulting, material usage instruction and daily milling production. With over 15 years of experience, he...

  • Jennifer Goldstein

    Attorney at Reed Smith

    Jennifer Goldstein is an attorney at Reed Smith in Washington, D.C., which focuses on FDA regulatory matters, including drug safety. She also has experience with other FDA-regulated products, such as medical devices, foods,...

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  • Richard Harrell, CDT

    Vice President at DSG - FL

    Richard Harrell, CDT, is DSG's Regional Vice President. He has enjoyed a long career in the field as an educator, owner/operator of both small and large laboratories, speaker and author. He has received numerous industry...

  • Amos Harting, CDT

    Owner/Dental Technician at Harting Dental Arts Lab, Inc.

    Passionate about dental technology and communication

  • John Haupt, MDT

    President at Haupt Dental Lab

    Lab owner

  • Michael J. Hennessy, CDT

    Owner at Hennessy Dental Lab, Inc.

    Michael Hennessy, CDT, owner of Hennessy Dental Lab Inc. since 1983, has over 35 years of experience. He has grown his once C&B-only facility to encompass all areas of dental technology, specializing in implant dentistry.

  • Stefan Holst

    Works at Nobel Biocare

    Dr. Stefan Holst is a Clinical Associate Professor at Friedrich-Alexander-University in Germany, where he heads the CAD/CAM research laboratories. A published author, his expertise focuses primarily on CAD/CAM, digital dentistry...

  • Carl Horrocks

    Trainer at 3Shape, Inc.

    Carl Horrocks is one of the top North American Trainers for 3Shape for the past two years. With over 10 years of experience, he has worked alongside his father at their family’s 91-year-old laboratory, learning the...

  • Masayuki Hoshi, RDT

    Sales at GC America Inc. Lab Div.

    Masayuki Hoshi, RDT, attended the Sendai Dental Technology School of Japan, a one-year course at the International Dental Academy of Japan and trained under Dr. Sumiya Hobo. After moving to the U.S. in 1979, Hoshi worked...

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  • Gary Iocco

    President at Dimension Dental Design

    Gary Iocco is the Owner of Dimension Dental Design, a CDL in Hastings, MN. He attended DePaul University and Winona State University, majoring in business, and started Dimension Dental Studio, located in Minneapolis, MN,...

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  • Bernie Jaroslow, CDT

    Lab Products Manager at Whip Mix Corp.

    Bernie Jaroslow is Laboratory Products Manager at Whip Mix Corp., responsible for identifying and developing key opportunities for business and product growth. Previously during his 35-plus-year career, he worked in his family...

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  • Luke Kahng, CDT

    Owner at LSK 121 Dental Prosthetics

    Luke Kahng, CDT, is the owner of LSK121 Oral Prosthetics, and specializes in high-end ceramic restorations. He has served on several major dental journal boards as a contributing member and invented the Chairside Shade Guide,...

  • Mooki Kim, CDT

    President at Smile By Design, Inc.

    Mooki Kim, CDT, is the owner of Smile by Design Dental Lab, a successful ceramic specialty laboratory in King City, OR. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree, Kim obtained his Associate’s degree in Dental Technology...

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  • Trevor Laingchild, RDT

    Works at Burlington Dental Studio

    Trevor Laingchild is the Owner of dental studios Burlington and Yorkville in Burlington and Toronto, Ontario respectively. A published author, he is also a certified LVI Master Aesthetic Technician and serves on the Board of Directors for the AACD.

  • Bruce Lieberthal

    VP, Emerging Technologies at Zahn Dental, a Div. of Henry Schein Inc.

    Bruce Lieberthal is Vice President, Emerging Technologies, Henry Schein Inc. Part of his role is leading the DDX business. Previously, he was VP of Product Management and Development for Henry Schein Practice Solutions; Director...

  • Robert Long

    Works at Whipmix

    Sales CAD/CAM

  • Chris Lowthorp, CDT

    Owner at Digital Dental Aesthetics

    Chris Lowthorp, CDT, Owner of Digital Dental Aesthetics LLC, brings more than 40 years of experience to his lectures and hands-on training seminars. Emphasizing techniques that can be easily implemented in the laboratory...

  • Rachel Luoma

    Chief Staff Executive at Journal of Dental Technology/NADL

    Rachel Luoma, MS, CAE, is the Chief Staff Executive for the NBC, overseeing its implementation of strategic planning objectives and managing the daily operational team that administers the CDT, CDL, RG certification programs....

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  • Jesse Madsen

    Certified CAM Instructor at B&D Dental Technologies

    Jesse Madsen is a Certified CAM Instructor. He spent several years training under Juan Olivier, MDT, Assistant Clinical Instructor for Lee Culp at the IOAD, and has an extensive knowledge of CAD/CAM systems including advanced...

  • John Maguire

    Owner/President at Maguire Refining, Inc.

    John Maguire, BS, BA, is President and Owner of Maguire Refining, Inc. A lecturer since 2007, he has been in the precious metal industry since 1972 and serves on the Boards of both the Midwest Dental Laboratory Association...

  • Andrew Maples

    Director of Technology at Argen Corp.

    Andrew Maples has a background as an Certified 3Shape Trainer, supporting and training 100's of dental labs. Andrew has published a technical article in LMT.

  • Chris May

    Owner at May Dental Arts

    Chris May, CDT, is the President and Owner of May Dental Arts, a full service lab with an education center in St. Louis, MO. He has extensive knowledge in implants and CAD/CAM manufacturing and understands the importance...

  • Gary D. Morgan, CDT

    Vice President & Senior Consultant at SafeLink Consulting, Inc.

    Gary Morgan is the Senior Consultant and Vice President for SafeLink Consulting, Inc. who began lecturing on health and safety in 1989. He is an Authorized Trainer under OSHA’s Outreach Program and a certified DAMAS...

  • Dean Morton

    Professor at Univ. of Louisville

    Dr. Dean Morton, BDS, MS, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He lectures extensively and is Chairman of the U.S. section of the...

  • Joachim Mosch, CDT

    Works at Primotec

    Joachim Mosch, CDT, studied dental engineering and technology and managed the European headquarters of an American dental company for 18 years before starting Primotec/Primodent in 2000. Mosch has published articles on light-cured...

  • Rich Motto

    Owner at Cadblu, Inc.

    Rich Motto, President and Founder of CadBlu, Inc., has been providing CAD/CAM solutions in many industries for almost 20 years. Considered an expert in 3D printing, he has partnered with 3D Systems to co-develop its Viper...

  • Frank Munzenmayer, CDT

    Consultant

    Frank Munzenmayer, CDT, is a Technical/Education Specialist. He graduated from New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn, NY, and worked as a C&B/ceramic technician for major dental labs in the New York and...

  • Mark Murphy, DDS

    Lead Faculty Clinical Education at Funktional Business Consulting

    Mark Murphy, DDS, is Lead Faculty for Clinical Education at Microdental Laboratories. He served on the Boards of Directors at the Pankey Institute, the Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology and the IdentAlloy Council,...

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  • Peter Nagy

    Works at Valplast International Corp.

    Peter Nagy is President and CEO of Valplast International Corp. He is experienced in Valplast® appliance fabrication and theory as well as metal frame design and function, a recognized authority on flexible partial dentures,...

  • Bennett Napier

    Executive Director at Journal of Dental Technology

    Bennett Napier, MS, CAE, is a Certified Association Executive and serves as Executive Director of the NADL and the NBC. Napier has been involved in the dental industry since 1994 having served as a Chief Staff Executive for...

  • Steve Nash, MDT

    Technical Specialist at Advanced Dental Technologies

    Steve Nash, MDT, is the Technical Specialist for Advanced Dental Technologies in Roseville, GA, and has earned certificates from, among others: NYU School of Dentistry, Dawson Academy, Dr. Frank Spear Academy and Dr. Massad...

  • Craig Nelson, CDT

    Senior Technical Manager of Scientific and Clinical Affairs at Heraeus Kulzer

    Craig Nelson, CDT, is the Senior Technical Manager of Scientific and Clinical Affairs for Heraeus Kulzer. He studied commercial art at Utah College and obtained an Associate of Applied Sciences in Dental Laboratory Technology...

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