LAB DAY Chicago 2013

Feb 22-23, 2013 · Chicago, IL

Educators at LAB DAY Chicago 2013
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  • Frankie Acosta

    Dental Technician at AA Dental Design, Inc.

  • Scott Adams, CDT

    Scott Adams, CDT, graduated from Ferris State University and has over 25 years’ experience in the field, including owning and operating a laboratory specializing in removable and implant technology. He joined Clear Choice...

  • Pinhas Adar

    CEO at Adar International, Inc.

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

  • Jorge Arguello Gonzalez, CDT

    Manager at Alta Tecnica Dental Lab

  • 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...

  • Shin 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.

  • Scott Atkin, MDT/RDT

    Works at Dental Laboratory Milling Supplies, LLC

    Scott Atkin, RCDT, RMDT, is a graduate of the Royal Dental Hospital of London University with a degree in dentistry. In 1979, he founded Creative Dental Laboratory, a technology-focused full service laboratory in Scottsdale,...

  • David Avery, CDT

    Director, Professional Services at Drake Precision Dental Lab

    David Avery, AAS, CDT, is the Director of Professional Services at Drake Precision Dental Laboratory in Charlotte, NC. He received his AAS degree in dental laboratory technology from Durham Technical College in Durham, NC,...

  • Nick Azzara

    Altamonte Springs, FL

    Nick Azzara is the Vice President and Director of Argen Corp. Captek® Dept. A graduate of Alfred University, he was previously the President/Co-Owner of Captek™ Inc., a Division of Precious Chemicals LTD, and held positions...

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  • Christophe Barthe

    Marketing at 3Shape A/S

    Christophe Barthe is responsible for the development and marketing of 3Shape’s Ortho System, a CAD/CAM solution dedicated to orthodontics. Having worked with 3Shape A/S since the creation of the company in 2000, he...

  • Jay Black, CDT

    Co-Owner at Winter Springs Dental Lab

  • Nelson Bonet

    Works at Creative Dental Lab

    Nelson Bonet is a Ceramic Specialist and has been in the industry for over 25 years. A technician at Creative Dental Laboratory, Inc. for 11 years, he specializes in e.max veneers, full-mouth diagnostic waxups, and is a master...

  • 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...

  • Nannette Boyd, CDT

    Technical Specialist at Zahn Dental, a Div. of Henry Schein, Inc.

    Nannette Boyd, CDT, Zahn’s Technical Specialist, joined the Zahn Team in 2008 and is responsible for instructing, installing and providing technical support for the Dental Wings Operating System. With over 20 years’...

  • Oliver Brix, MDT

    Founder at International Training Center

    Oliver Brix, MDT, the Founder of the International Training Center, specializes in esthetics, function, PFM, all-ceramics, biomechanical occlusal surface design, electroplating technique and implantology. He lectures on esthetics...

  • August Bruguera, MDT

    August Bruguera, MDT, is the head of Laboratorio August Bruguera in Barcelona, Spain. Having presented more than 500 lecturers and workshops internationally, he is a member of the Dental Dialogue editorial board, Spanish...

  • Alex Byrns, RDT/CDT

    General Manager at Dentachrome Laboratoire

    The technology is the key!

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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...

  • Steve Campbell

    Manager at B&D Dental Technologies

    Steve Campbell, General Manager at B&D Dental Corp., where he’s worked for nine years, is involved in product development, working with several CAD/CAM manufacturer partners. Since graduating from the University...

  • 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...

  • Bob Cohen, CDT

    President at CAP

    Robert Cohen, CDT, is the Co-Founder of Custom Automated Prosthetics (CAP) as well as founder of Advanced Dental Technologies (ADT), a Stoneham, MA, laboratory. A technician for over 40 years, he speaks internationally on...

  • Jim Collis, CDT

    Owner at Collis Prosthodontic Laboratory

    Jim Collis, CDT, has owned and operated Collis Prosthodontic Laboratory since 1980, which specializes in high quality removable prosthodontics and laser welding and primarily serves a select clientele of dental offices in...

  • Keith Crittenden

    President at AmericaSmiles/AMS Technologies

    Keith Crittenden, AmericaSmiles CEO, has over 30 years experience in the dental industry. After studying at Northwest School of Dental Technology, he worked as a technician and lab owner before founding AmericaSmiles in 2000....

  • Lee Culp, CDT

    CTO at Micro Dental Laboratory

    Lee Culp, CDT, is the Chief Technology Officer at DTI Technologies where he guides the development of the DTI digital technologies program. He is a leading resource/inventor of many materials, products and techniques used...

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  • Roger Dawson, CDT

    Manager at BioHorizons Implant Systems

  • Mike Dominguez, CDT/TE

    Owner/Ceramist at Kymata Dental Arts

    Mike Dominguez, CDT/TE, DTG, founded Kymata Dental Arts in Seattle, WA, in 2009. He is President of the Washington State Dental Laboratory Association and has also served on its Board of Directors. He graduated Summa Cum...

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  • James Ellison, CDT

    Technical & Education Department Head at Sterngold

    James Ellison, CDT,is the Technical & Education Department Head at Sterngold Dental LLC. He earned the title of Certified Dental Technician during 20 years of at-the-bench experience and has spent the past 29 years with...

  • 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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  • 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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  • German Gallucci, PhD

    Director at Harvard Dental School

    Dr. German Gallucci is the Head of the Division of Regenerative and Implant Sciences at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and is an internationally published author and lecturer. He is a fellow of the International Team...

  • Russell Giordano, DMD

    Director, Biomaterials at Boston Univ. Dental School

    Dr. Russell Giordano, DMD, DMSc, FADM, is an associate professor and director of biomaterials in the Department of Restorative Dentistry/Biomaterials at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He is a fellow...

  • Dr. Galip Gurel, DDS

    Dentist, Lecturer at Dr. Galip Gurel

    Dr. Galip Gürel has been practicing in his own clinic in Istanbul, specializing in esthetic dentistry, since 1984. A graduate from the University of Istanbul Dental School in 1981, he received his MSc degree from Yeditepe...

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  • Tom Hagen

    Owner/Dental Technician at Colonial Dental Studio

  • Christian Hannker, MDT

    Works at Bellmann & Hannker laboratories

    Christian Hannker, MDT, is a ceramic specialist, teacher, lecturer, consultant and photographer who has extensive practical experience through the CAD/CAM milling center integrated in Bellmann & Hannker laboratories. After...

  • 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

  • Jill Haugo

    CAD/CAM Specialist at Dental Labratory Milling Supply

    Jill Haugo is a CAD/CAM Specialist and has been in the industry for over 30 years. She is versed in full-mouth reconstruction, e.max, zirconia, veneers, implants and partial attachments, and spent the last five years focused on CAD/CAM design.

  • 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 intricacies of being a technician.

  • Masayuki Hoshi, RDT

    Works at Hoshi Dental Arts

    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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  • Mark Jackson, RDT

    Owner at Precision Ceramics Dental Lab

    Mark Jackson, RDT, is the Owner of Precision Ceramics, CT Scanning and Implant Planning Center in Montclair, CA, and has served as the Chairman of the Technical & Education Committee for the Southern California Lab Owners...

  • Ryan Johnson

    CTO at DAL DT Technologies

    Ryan Johnson is the Chief Technology Officer at Dental Arts Laboratories. He studied dental materials at Marquette University, is an experienced dental technician and has extensive CAD/CAM knowledge from his three years as...

  • Jan Jones, CDT/TE

    Technical Consultant at Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

    Janet Jones, CDT, is the Technical Consultant for Ivoclar and Ardent, Inc. and teaches educational courses for the Wieland Zenostar Zirconia. She earned her AAS degree in Dental Laboratory Technology in Lexington, KY, and...

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  • Luke Kahng, CDT

    Owner at LSK 121 Dental Prosthetics

    Luke Kahng, CDT, is the Owner of LSK121 Oral Prosthetics in Naperville, IL. In addition to being a board member for several dental publications, he has published more than 100 articles with major dental journals. Kahng also...

  • Kim Karpowitz

    Works at Digital Dental Lab

  • John Kirdahy

    Owner at Innovation Dental Lab, Inc.

    John Kirdahy, Co-Owner of Innovation Dental Lab, Jersey City, NJ, is on the Nobel Biocare Advisory Board and lectures for several dental suppliers/manufacturers. He has received the Nobel Biocare Northwestern University Implant...

  • George Kirtley, DDS

    Works at The Aesthetic Advantage

    Dr. George Kirtley is a part of The Aesthetic Advantage, located at the Rosenthal Institute in New York City. He has been involved in the field of cosmetic dentistry since 1985 and is accredited by the American Academy of...

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