LAB DAY East 2011

Saturday Apr 2, 2011 · New York, NY

Saturday, April 02
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 9:00 am Proven Zirconia Solutions: Material Selection for Minimizing Remakes--Zirconia or Lithium Disilicate

Zirconia is an innovative porcelain that delivers superior longevity, as shown in a recent study presented at IADR in Barcelona, Spain. Kimiyo Sawyer presents the study results; comparisons between zirconia and lithium disilicate, monolithic substrate and layered, pressed and CAD/CAM; and selection methods...

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Occlusion and Attachments: The Underlying Scheme for Successful Overdentures

Dennis Urban, CDT, covers the fabrication of successful overdenture cases, starting with basics like impressions, bite registration and articulation. He also demonstrates setup techniques using the latest in denture tooth technology, including an exciting new line of denture teeth that closely resembles...

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 10:00 am Next-Gen CAD/CAM for Removables and Fixed--Now That's SensAble

Nicole Varras, CDT, demonstrates how to digitally design flexible and metal partials, full-contour crown and bridge restorations and veneers using the SensAble Dental Lab System, which can also be used to create obturators, splints and nightguards. He covers metal occlusion, metal dummies, combination...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Taking Valplast to the Next Level

Flexible partial dentures is one of the fastest growing segments of the dental lab industry and Valplast has been the industry leader since flexible partials were first introduced to the market in 1953. In this clinic, Peter Nagy, BA, MA, discusses important techniques and strategies for experienced...

Peter Nagy will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am T-I-M-T-O-W-D-I (There Is More Than One Way to Do It!)

Technicians know there are several ways to design and construct the perfect partial framework. Explore the world of ways with Elmer Rose, CDT, and Ann Schmitt, CDT, as they interactively discuss design and fabrication options. Don't accept partial successes in your laboratory when Nobilium can help you...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am The Lost Art: Removable Partial Dentures

A precision attachment-retained removable partial denture is an excellent option for patients who aren't good candidates for or can't afford implant-supported bridges but desire good esthetics. Tom Bormes covers the basics of design including resilient vs. rigid, lingual bracing arms and correct usage...

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 5:00 pm B&D Dental Corp. Clinic

These one-hour sessions are held simultaneously and repeated throughout the day. 3Shape Scan & Design Certified Training (1 Professional Development CDT credit): The 3Shape scan/design system is widely recognized as the standard for dental CAD systems and is one of the most commonly used...

8:00 amto 5:00 pm Jensen Clinics

Jensen and its professional team of educational partners are busy creating the perfect way for you to spend your day while visiting LMT LAB DAY East. Stay tuned for detailed information on key topics and speakers.

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8:30 amto 10:30 am Monolithic Magic: Designing a Beautiful Lava™ All-Zirconia Monolithic Restoration

The popularity of monolithic restorations continues to grow. Roger Dawson explains how ow to create a monolithic restoration your dentists and patients will love. Using the Lava Scan ST Design software or importing your Dental Wings or 3Shape design files, you'll learn characterization and polishing...

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8:30 amto 12:30 pm Grow Beyond Dentures with Implant Restorations

Doug Brydels, CDT, shares his insights on the patient benefits of implants and how implants can make your lab more profitable. Learn how easy it is to use Compartis® ISUS CAD/CAM services for precise implant suprastructures. He also offers a hands-on practice session in efficient methods of using...

4 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 am
9:00 amto 10:00 am Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialist, dentist and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

9:00 amto 10:00 am Proven Zirconia Solutions: Maximum Esthetics--The Latest Ceramic Materials for Superior Esthetic Restorations

Selecting the ideal material is key for achieving superior esthetic restorations. Aki Yoshida discusses precise color reproduction methods, limitations of dental shade guides and discrepancies between the opacity of a natural tooth and a restoration under various lighting conditions.

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 12:00 pm Proper Shading with Today's CADCAM Materials

Peter Kouvaris, CDT, reviews techniques and step-by-step procedures for fabricating beautiful smiles, including proper shading, the fundamentals of the smile line and gingival symmetry, and the time- and cost-saving benefits of incorporating digital dentistry into the lab. He also provides a high-level...

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9:15 amto 10:15 am Technolusion

Rich Pavlak, MDT, begins this multi-dimensional presentation with the power of a beautiful smile and discusses the basic parameters essential for the creation of that beautiful smile. He explains how to quickly evaluate a patient's smile using digital photography and inexpensive software programs that...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 am
10:00 amto 12:00 pm Porcelain Fused-to-Metal with Esthetics, Production and Cost all "InLine®"

Conventional layering, press-to-metal and single bottle build-up options have become an important part of maximizing esthetic and production capabilities while minimizing production time, skill and cost. Finally there is one system that will do it all: the InLine® System, which includes InLine®...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 11:30 am Making Ceramic Perfection the Standard

Felix Pages, CDT, explains how to layer VITA® porcelains on milled metal CAD/CAM solutions. The demands of dental professionals have resulted in a metal ceramic system that allows technicians of any skill level to layer quickly and achieve the desired form and match shades with as few as two powders....

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:30 amto 12:30 pm The Modern Laboratory's Role in Bringing Critical Technology to the Project Management of Implant Therapy

Addressing the laboratory's role in project management of implant therapy, this presentation covers radiographic templates, surgical and prosthetic case planning with Facilitate™ software, fabrication of surgical guides, and the design and fabrication of patient-specific abutments for the best...

10:30 amto 12:30 pm Fiber is Good for You

Tom Bormes presents a brief history and explanation of the science of reinforcement and strengthening of polymers, offering the rationale of why some designs work and others don't as well as a hands-on demonstration of Perma Fiber and Perma Mesh. All attendees have the opportunity to grind and polish the materials.

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm All About Zirconia-- The State of the Art

In the last few years, zirconium dioxide has proven to be a very reliable and trendy material for all types of restorations. In addition to covering the ABC's of zirconia, where it comes from, how it's obtained, Alessandro Cucchiaro, CMDT, introduces the MAD/MAM milling system, an easy-to-use, affordable...

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm CAD/CAM Designed Metal Copings and Refining at Argen

The Argen Corp. now offers CAD/CAM-designed, laser-sintered metal copings. Chris Lowthorp, CDT, covers the cost benefits of incorporating a CAD system to design the restorations in your lab; Argen then uses the CAD data to fabricate the copings. He also covers system requirements, an overview of the...

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm HotShotElite: Make Clasps in Under 30 minutes

    Jason Lynn, CDT, describes the many options to replace metal and acrylic with Myerson state-of-the-art thermoplastics. Whether making clasps, removable partial dentures or provisionals, thermoplastics offer real advantages. He provides step-by-step processing instructions, reviews actual cases and discusses...

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    10:30 amto 12:30 pm Comprendiendo Como Mejor Utilizar Los Productos de American Dental Supply Co.

    Presentado por Ivonne Hobert. El enfasis en los productos necesarios para el procedimiento y como mejor producir protesis fija y dentaduras de calidad. Simple paso a paso para como usar nuestros productos para su mejor utilizacion. 1ra hora dentadura, acrilico; 2da hora protesis fija, porcelana....

    Ivonne Hobert will be attending
    11:00 am
    11:00 amto 12:00 pm Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

    John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialist, dentist and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

    1:00 pm
    1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

    John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialist, dentist and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

    1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Non-Precious is Becoming the Alloy of Choice!

    Laboratories across the country are turning to non-precious alloys to offset the increasing cost of precious and noble alloys, and choosing the right non-precious alloy requires understanding base metal basics. Martin Schmid, CDT, covers corrosion, bond strength, biocompatibility, production methods,...

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    1 Scientific CDT credit
    1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Managing Difficult Implant Cases

    It's a fact that implants are a great solution for missing dentition. Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, covers planning, execution and tips on how to manage a difficult case, and follows a 24-year bridge case, starting with the surgical placement of the implants to its failure.

    2 Professional Development Credits
    1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Mastering Custom Shading Techniques

    Trying to perfectly match a patient's shade can be frustrating. Without the proper tools and the right amount of time, our results may not be quite right. What's missing from VITA® shade tabs? Why can't we get a good color match? Luke Kahng, CDT, shows how to segment your centrals, laterals, canines...

    2 Scientific CDT Credits
    1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Monolithic Magic: Designing a Beautiful Lava™ All-Zirconia Monolithic Restoration

    The popularity of monolithic restorations continues to grow. Roger Dawson explains how ow to create a monolithic restoration your dentists and patients will love. Using the Lava Scan ST Design software or importing your Dental Wings or 3Shape design files, you'll learn characterization and polishing...

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    1:00 pmto 3:30 pm Contingency/Succession Planning Workshop

    An award winning author, business consultant and speaker on business contingency/succession planning, Dick Yemm tells you everything you need to know to protect your family assets and income. At 1:00pm, Dick offers a special 30-minute session for spouses, offering them an Action Plan should a...

    Dick Yemm will be attending
    1:00 pmto 4:00 pm Digital Interdisciplinary Dentistry

    Digital impression taking with an intra-oral scanner can provide precisely completed preparations for all types of restorations, from single-unit cases and custom abutments to full-arch bridges; consistent, accurate results; and other benefits for the clinician, patient and laboratory. Dr. Jeffrey Weller,...

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    1:00 pmto 4:30 pm Hands-On Demonstrations

    Each of these ongoing demonstrations earns one scientific CDT credit. Ceramics Unmasked: Rich Pavlak, MDT, offers this comprehensive porcelain demonstration for technicians who want to become more knowledgeable ceramists and aspire to become a top ceramist. He covers proper handling of substructures,...

    1:30 pmto 5:30 pm Grow Beyond Dentures with Implant Restorations

    Doug Brydels, CDT, shares his insights on the patient benefits of implants and how implants can make your lab more profitable. Learn how easy it is to use Compartis® ISUS CAD/CAM services for precise implant suprastructures. He also offers a hands-on practice session in efficient methods of using...

    4 Scientific CDT credits
    2:30 pm
    2:30 pmto 4:30 pm Become an Expert in the Crown & Bridge Department

    Learn the scientific approach to successful and predictable results with C&B investments. Martin Schmid, CDT, covers controllable expansion rates, precise and consistent fits, mixing times, and helpful hints to increase productivity and minimize finishing time. Learn how to avoid porosities and short...

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    2 Scientific CDT credits
    3:00 pm
    3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

    John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialist, dentist and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

    3:00 pmto 5:00 pm How to Apply Titanium Porcelain Along with Lustre Paste

    Luke Kahng, CDT, demonstrates proper application of Lustre Pastes to titanium. Hands-on participation available.