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- Eduardo Abrego
- Sjaan Adema, CDT, TE
- Mary Ann Ancelmo
- Nick Azar
- Charlie Azar
- Esteban Barbalace, MDT
- Guillermo Barranco , CDT
- Milton S. Beckner , CDT/TE
- Milton Beckner, CDT
- Russ Binder
- Sandy Blevins, CDT
- Jim Buchanan
- Jin Byon, CDT
- Victor Camones, DDS
- Dan Chapman
- Eric Chavez
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- James Choe, CDT
- Edward Chunn, CDT
- Dana B. Cohen, CDT
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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.Director National Accounts
Jim Buchanan is the Director of National Accounts for the 3M Digital Oral Care business of 3M ESPE in St. Paul, MN. He has held several sales and marketing positions within 3M ESPE and the Digital Oral...See more Care business over the last 12 years, and was responsible for the 2002 launch of the Lava™ Crowns and Bridges business for the U.S.
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.Owner
Victor Castro, CDT, lives in Houston and specializes in full mouth rehabilitation, implant and cosmetic dentistry. Coming from a family of technicians, he has developed a technique called "art results,"...See more seeing each individual case as an art inspiration.
YiYuan Chang, MDC, is the Assistant Director at UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry and teaches porcelain layering handson courses. He graduated in 2001 from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry...See more in New Orleans with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Technology and from the UCLA Master Dental Ceramist Program in 2003.
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.Sales Mgr
Kevin Dillon, Jr., works for American Dental Supply in both a sales and technical capacity. After earning a B.S. in business marketing, he started his career offering marketing and consulting services...See more to dentists. With over 22 years of experience in the dental field, Dillon was President of Leach & Dillon before it merged with American Dental Supply.Owner, Ceramist
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.
Jack Edwards, CDT, is the Owner of a dental studio in Anaheim, CA. With more than 25 years of practical experience in all phases of dental technology, he has lectured internationally, served as an instructor...See more and worked as an inhouse technician for several prosthodontic practices in southern California.
Al Fillastre, CDT, is the Owner of CeramOArts in Lakeland, FL, and the National Technical Consultant for Captek North America. An accomplished C&B technician, he has presented numerous handson clinics...See more and seminars to technicians and dentists on quality, excellence, communication, technical skills, ceramics, composite resins, waxing and metal design and Captek Capillary Casting Technology.
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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.
Hiroki Goto, RDT, is a published author in Quintessence of Dental Technology. He completed his postgraduate work at the International Dental Academy in Tokyo and leads handson courses and lectures throughout the world.
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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.
Cezar Jadak, CDT, MDT, is the Technical Director at Jensen Dental. He earned his Master of Dental Technology from the New York University College of Dentistry program. Concentrating on implants and ceramics,...See more Jadak also received specialty training from Peter Biekert, MDT at the Creation Porcelain Manufacturing Center in Austria, and from several members of Oral Design, including Willi Geller.
Brad Jones, FAACD, owns and operates Smiles, Inc., a boutique laboratory in Boise, ID. He is one of only four ceramists to become a Fellow member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Jones...See more is also an AACD examiner, an international lecturer, accomplished author and instructor on advanced dental ceramics, and founder of the Total Advantage Live seminars.
John Just, BSc, is the director of technical services for Laserdenta Inc. and owned his own laboratory for 25 years. He has lectured all over the world, trained members of the Tennyson Study Club and now...See more focuses on CAD/CAM training for Laserdenta. John is a past president of the Tennyson Study Club and currently serves on the Executive Board.
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Bruce Keeling, CDT, is the Removable Prostherics Trainer for Dental Services Group. Previously, he operated Progressive Prosthetics for 20 years and has served in leadership roles in several laboratories,...See more the Arizona Dental Lab Association and the NADL.
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.Director of Technology
Andrew Maples the Co-Owner of SOLID Dental Technologies has a background as an Certified 3Shape Trainer supporting and training 100's of dental labs.Andrew has published a technical article in LMT.
Terry McQuiston, CDT, is the Authentic® and Pulse™ Technical Manager at Jensen Dental. He previously operated an exclusive dental studio in Georgia focusing on the science and art of fixed prosthetics...See more with a strong emphasis on advanced esthetics. An Army veteran, McQuiston received his technical training at LindseyHopkins in Miami, additional formal training at the Tanaka Institute and advanced ceramic application training with Don Cornell, Dr. Robert Winter, Willi Geller, Ernst Hegenbarth and Oliver Brix.
Casey Miller, CDT, Dentsply Prosthetic's Technical Specialist, is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and has over 21 years of experience in the dental industry. He studied Basic Prosthetics and Advanced Dental...See more Technology at the School of Navy Dental Technology and has managed dental clinics and laboratories specializing in removable, fixed and full mouth reconstruction cases.Vice President/Senior Consultant
Gary Morgan, CDT, is an Authorized Trainer under OSHA's Outreach Program and a certified DAMAS consultant and auditor. Previously, he owned Morgan Dental Laboratory in Austin, TX, and was very active in...See more the Dental Laboratory Association of Texas, receiving its Hall of Fame Award in 2009. He received the NADL's Merit Award in Recognition of Contributions and Outstanding Service in 2008.
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...See more articles on lightcured wax, functional bite splint therapy using lightcured splint materials, welding techniques with pulsed micro arc welding, laser welding and esthetic dentistry with veneers; he lectures on these subjects worldwide.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.
Dennis Ouye, CDT, is President of LDL Designs, Inc. in Berkeley, CA. He's held technician courses with Dr. Harry Albers at the University of California at San Francisco and University of the Pacific School...See more of Dentistry, and has also taught ceramics at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA. For 15 years, he was an
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Jung "John" Chun Park operates John Dental Science Art Lab in Utah and California. Having worked in dental technology since 1968, Park operated Jung's Dental Lab in Busan, Korea from 1992 to 2003 and managed...See more the VITA Dental Technical Institute from 1992 to 1994. He also has presented at Seoul National University Hospital and at the Asian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Dennis Purinton, CDT, Owner of a lab in eastern Kansas, has concentrated on implantology and dentures for the past 20 years. With over 36 years of experience as a technician, he teaches courses across...See more the country, lectures both nationally and internationally and holds a Mastership with the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics.
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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.
Opened Matrix Dental Laboratory in 1986 while operating as an in-house technician for a 2 Dr. prothodontic practice. Began consulting services in 2003. Has presented over 65 lectures and written over 25...See more articles or columns for several professional trade publications including LMT.
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