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...See more has an honorary DDS degree, is a Fellow and Master of the American Academy of Implant Prosthetics and also a prosthetic Fellow and Master of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Chris Bormes graduated from Gonzaga University prior to attending the Dental Laboratory Technology program at City College of San Francisco. He has earned both ICOI Fellowship and Mastership in Dental...See more Technology; graduated from Ticonium's and Bego's Partial Denture Programs; is a candidate for CDT in Complete Dentures; and wrote the Preat Corp. Technical Manual. Bormes joined Preat Corp. in 1997 and was named President in 2010.President
Joaquin Bravo, President of JD Dental Lab Corp, has 30 years of industry experience and 25 years of experience in flexible partials.
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...See more with his expert working knowledge of dental CAD systems, he has trained hundreds of technicians on systems including the ORIGIN intelligence.
Alessandro Cucchiaro, CMDT, MDT, General Manager of Zirkonzahn USA, is a wellrecognized pioneer in the field of restorative and implant dentistry. A graduate of the Dental School of Modena e Reggio Emilia...See more in Italy, he has more than 25 years of dental laboratory technology experience in the U.S. and Europe and lectures about zirconia worldwide.
Arian Deutsch, CDT, is the Owner of Deutsch Dental Arts in Surprise, AZ. A published author, Deutsch lectures nationally on a variety of topics ranging from obstructive sleep apnea to clinical and laboratory...See more techniques. He took first place in Candulor's first North America/Canada KunstZahnWerk "Art of Dental Prosthetics" competition this year.
James Ellison, CDT, is the Director of Technical and Educational Services for Sterngold, and has been with the company for 27 years. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, an Associates Degree in Chemical...See more Technology and 20 years of atthebench experience in all phases of dental technology. Ellison lectures internationally, has authored several articles and procedures, designed several attachments and holds a patent on the ERA Implant.
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Ryan Gillespie is the 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,...See more he has worked as an inhouse technician at Modern Dental Care and as manager of operations at Precision Milling Center. www.solidcrowns.com 8015233883Technical Education Manager
Marlin Gohn, CDT, is Argen's Technical Education Manager and has traveled internationally assisting laboratories with technical issues. After graduating from Larayco Dental Arts College in 1972 with a...See more degree in dental technology, he has held several positions in laboratories including technician, Team Leader, Regional General Manager and owned a laboratory for 17 years.
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Lars Hansson, CDT, FICOI, heads up the implant department at Bay View Dental Laboratory in Chesapeake, VA. From Malmo, Sweden, he is an active committee member of the Academy of Osseointegration and Vice...See more Chair for the AO,Allied Staff Committee, and a fellow member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, assistant lecturer for the MidAtlantic Center for Advanced Dental Studies and assistant lecturer for the Dawson Academy and Teaching Faculty at VCU( Virginia Commonwealth University)Owner
Michael Hennessy, CDT, owner of Hennessy Dental Lab Inc. since 1983, has over 35 years of experience. He has grown his once C&Bonly facility to encompass all areas of dental technology, specializing in implant dentistry.
Les Hochhauser is VP of Product Research and Development for American Dental Supply, Inc. and responsible for the safety and health compliance program at the company. An Industrial Chemist with over 30...See more years of experience in the field, he is a member of the American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi Research Society, SAMPE, OSAP and the Lehigh University Manufacturers Resource Center.
Jesse Madsen is a Certified Instructor for the 3Shape Dental System. He spent several years training under Juan Olivier, MDT, Assistant Clinical Instructor for Lee Culp at the IOAD, and has an extensive...See more knowledge of CAD/CAM systems including advanced theories and applications for open technology systems.Technical Education Manager
Frank Munzenmayer, CDT, Technical Education Manager at Cendres+Métaux USA, has an extensive background in dental technology. A graduate of the New York City College of Technology, he worked as a C&B technician...See more for 10 years, managed Technical/Education Departments and has been a Technical Advisor for six major dental manufacturers, and is a published author and international lecturer.
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Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, Technical Manager of Heraeus, lectures on ceramic, composite and denture techniques to technicians and dentists in North and South America as well as Asia and has taught courses...See more in implant overdentures at USC. After graduating from Texas College in 1972, he opened his first laboratory with Dr. Jack Woolsey in Phoenix, AZ.
Thomas Nieting, CDT, is the Cofounder of DENTATRUST, LLC, a laboratory specializing in digital dentistry. Since starting his career in 1972 as a dental technician trainee, he has worked for Sirona Dental...See more Systems as a Technical Marketing Manager for CAD/CAM Lab Applications, managed several labs in the upper Midwest, speaks internationally and is a published author of several articles.
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Nelson Ochoa, CDT, Manager of Technical Resources for the East Coast for Dentsply Prosthetics, is a veteran of the U.S. Navy with 25 years of dental experience and a degree from the School of Naval Dental...See more Technology. He has managed dental clinics and laboratories specializing in ceramics and full mouth reconstruction.
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Elmer Rose, BA, AA, CDT, is Director of Technical Services at CMP. He is a U.S. Navytrained technician certified in removable partial dentures, ceramics and crown & bridge; has lectured extensively in...See more Korea, Japan, Europe and the U.S.; and served as CMP's training instructor for partial dentures for more than 14 years. He received NADL's Hall of Fame Award in 2009.
Martin Schmid, CDT, is BEGO's North American Director of Educational Services and the Owner of European Dental Arts in Massachusetts. Proficient in porcelain, milling, attachment cases and partial denture...See more design, he trained in Germany and taught porcelain courses for VITA&174; in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Tim Tyndall, CDT, is the owner of Creative Expressions Dental Lab, Winterville, NC. He embraced digital technology in 2007 and Lean Manufacturing in 2008, winning Whip Mix's 2010 Rookie of the Year for...See more Operational Excellence and the John Ness Award for the 2011 Lean Laboratory of the Year.
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Dennis Urban, CDT, is a published author and longtime lecturer. With over 35 years of experience, he previously owned a full service lab on Long Island, NY, was the Vice President of both the Long Island...See more Dental Laboratory Association and the Dental Laboratory Assocation of the State of New York, and was a Cal Lab Board member. Urban was a recipient of the 2007 NADL Excellence in Education Award and a nominee for both the 2012 CDT of the Year Award and 2012 Educator of The Year Award.
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Thomas Wade, CDT, has owned New Horizons Dental Laboratory in Broomfield, CO, since 1983 and specializes in the fabrication of removable and implant prosthetics. He is a published author and lectures on...See more both clinical and laboratory aspects of multiple implants and full arch prostheses, with an emphasis on CAD/CAM milled titanium bar restorations. A 1976 graduate of the Dental Laboratory Technology program at the US Air Force School of Health Care Sciences, Sheppard AFB, Witchita Falls, Texas.
Aki Yoshida, RDT, is a Technical Instructor at Tufts University for the Department of PostGraduate Prosthodontics, adjunct faculty member of UCLA Center for Esthetic Dental Design, instructor for Kuraray...See more Noritake Dental Inc. and in 2012, became a fellow member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Yoshida graduated from the Dental Technician School of Nihon University.
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