Friday, February 22
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
3:00 pm
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Zirconia Shading and Advanced Zirconia Applications

Asami Tanaka, CDT, RDT, NDM, and Shin Ashina, RDT, discuss pre-sintered and post-sintered zirconia applications and issues as well as how to achieve a more natural appearance with minimal work. They also cover bonding zirconia to teeth, composite and titanium, expanded markets and demonstrate zirconia shading.

Salon VII, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
Saturday, February 23
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
10:00 am
10:30 amto 11:30 am Ceramic Innovations: Noritake's New Line-up of CZR Value Shades and Esthetic Layering Materials

Kent Kohli, CDT, helps attendees increase accuracy, efficiency and productivity. He explains how specialized color formulation of body and opaceous body powders allow ceramists to consistently match all value shades directly from the bottle. He also discusses the new Luster Opalescent powders, Colored...

Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Exceeding Client Expectations by Creating Predictable Restorative Outcomes

Generating predictable outcomes to satisfy patient and client expectations is the ultimate goal for the lab, which can only be achieved when there is clear communication between the patient and clinician, and subsequently between the clinician and the technologist. Robert Winter, DDS, explains how to...

Salon VI, 2nd Floor
Friday, May 10
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
8:00 amto 8:50 am The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
8:00 amto 10:00 am How the Digital Highway Will Enhance Productivity and Broaden Product Offerings in Your Lab

Marlin Gohn, CDT, explains how the DigitalPFM™ is easily integrated into your lab's current landscape through Argen's new Digital Center. He also reviews material offerings--including the only noble digital offering on the market--and the simple step-by-step process for working with Argen Digital.

Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:45 am Written CDT Comprehensive and RG Examinations

Pre-registration by April 8 was required but a few walk-in spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor
9:00 am
9:00 amto 9:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 9:50 am The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 12:00 pm Turning Your Clients into Raving Fans

Nelson Rego, CDT, provides techniques on how to become a service to your clients and not a commodity. He explains why lowering price is not the answer and why selling your clients on value and service is the way to gain market share in this economy.

Garden 3, Lobby Level 3 Professional Development credits
9:00 amto 12:00 pm Introduction to NobelProcera CAD/CAM Implant Bar Overdenture Design

Joe Perillo, CDT, provides an introduction to designing implant bars using the NobelProcera software. This hands-on program features live demonstrations in which participants virtually design the bar superstructures.

Salon V, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 3:00 pm The Latest in LIght Cured Prosthetics Hands-On Courses

Light-cured appliances are gaining in popularity due to time saved in processing and other advantages. These two lectures/hands-on courses give you the opportunity to interact with resins that can be cured in the Enterra® ® VLC unit: 9:00am-11:00am, Eclipse® Resin: In the hands-on portion...

Garden 4, Lobby Level 2 Scientific credits each
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Jensen Dental Clinics

Details to come.

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Salon II, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 6:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium

Preat Corp., BEGO USA and Whip Mix Corp. bring you a full day of CE-approved educational programs and continuous product and technical demonstrations. This year's featured presenters include Mark Jackson, CDT; Rob Kreyer, CDT; and Bill Oremus.

Garden 1 & 2, Lobby Level
10:00 am
10:00 amto 10:50 am The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
10:00 amto 10:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
10:00 amto 12:00 pm How the Digital Highway Will Enhance Productivity and Broaden Product Offerings in Your Lab

Marlin Gohn, CDT, explains how the DigitalPFM™ is easily integrated into your lab's current landscape through Argen's new Digital Center. He also reviews material offerings--including the only noble digital offering on the market--and the simple step-by-step process for working with Argen Digital.

Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:00 amto 3:00 pm 3Shape Trainings

Lucas Walter highlights the features of 3Shape's 2013 Dental System CAD software in the following sessions. Each includes a Q&A session and is approved for 1 scientific credit: 10:00am-10:45am, 4:00pm-4:45pm: New Dental System 2013 12:00pm-12:45pm: Customized Abutments and Implant Bars and Bridges 2:00pm-2:45pm:...

Salon IV, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Implant Overdentures: How to Add Profit to the Bottom Line

Ron Baggott, CDT, covers essential technical, business and marketing aspects of the implant overdenture market. He addresses the biomechanical and clinical aspects of implant-supported overdentures; immediate-load, implant-retained overdentures; increasing profits; attachments; and bar vs. free-standing...

Teresa Waite will be attending
Salon VI, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
11:00 am
11:00 amto 11:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
12:00 pm
12:00 pmto 12:50 pm DigitalPrep Guide (Invitation Only)

Steve Campbell discusses how the DigitalPrep Guide eliminates possible errors due to temporaries, prep design, impressions and stone models, and allows you to provide optimal restorative outcomes.

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Written CDT Specialty Examinations

Pre-registration by April 8 was required but a few walk-in spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Scanning and Outsourcing is a Win-Win Partnership for Success!

How many times have you been told "work smart not hard"? Whether you are a one-man lab or a medium-sized lab, the digital influence will change your laboratory forever. If you are on the edge of the CAD world and ready to jump in, Bill Oremus shows you how BEGO's formula of technical support and a complete...

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Flexible Frenzy: To Flex or Not to Flex--That is the Question

Ann Schmitt, CDT, explains when to do all flexible or flexible/cast frame combination and discusses flexible production techniques. Both novice and experienced technicians will benefit from this interactive presentation.

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 4:00 pm IPS Empress Esthetic or e.max—Which, When and Where?

Nelson Rego, CDT, discusses multi-disciplinary cases, from no-prep to complex full mouth restorative cases, using combinations of Empress Esthetic and e.max. Learn the new exciting application of e.max implant abutments and what it means to your lab's bottom line.

Garden 3, Lobby Level 3 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 4:00 pm The Art of Removable Dentures, Custom Stain, Finish and Decrease Processing Time

In part one of this two-part clinic, Sean Cosme, CDT, demonstrates how to cure your heat-cured full dentures in three minutes. In part two, John Hunzicker custom stains the same denture with GC's Gradia Gum.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor 3 Scientific credits
1:30 pmto 3:30 pm How the Digital Highway Will Enhance Productivity and Broaden Product Offerings in Your Lab

Marlin Gohn, CDT, explains how the DigitalPFM™ is easily integrated into your lab's current landscape through Argen's new Digital Center. He also reviews material offerings--including the only noble digital offering on the market--and the simple step-by-step process for working with Argen Digital.

Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
2:00 pmto 5:00 pm Advanced Bar Designs—Overdenture and Hybrids--Beyond the Basic Full Wrap

Thomas Wade, CDT, discusses the diagnostic considerations for adequate restorative space, the number of implants and implant locators used, and the pro's and con's of various implant bar and attachment options. He also shares current computer scanning and design techniques using CAD software and reviews...

Salon V, 2nd Floor
3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm DigitalPrep Guide (Invitation Only)

Steve Campbell discusses how the DigitalPrep Guide eliminates possible errors due to temporaries, prep design, impressions and stone models, and allows you to provide optimal restorative outcomes.

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Why and How to Transition Your Dental Laboratory to a Digital Dental Laboratory

In today's competitive environment, it's imperative that every lab owner critically examine his business and its future. To thrive, rather than just survive, requires investment. Mark Jackson, RDT, examines employee education/support costs, the workforce's acceptance of change and the determination of...

Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
3:30 pmto 4:30 pm Comprehensive Understanding of Chemicals Used in the Dental Lab

Les Hochhauser gives a comprehensive review of the chemicals used in the lab today, and how to know which ones to avoid and which are hazardous.

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm How the Digital Highway Will Enhance Productivity and Broaden Product Offerings in Your Lab

Marlin Gohn, CDT, explains how the DigitalPFM™ is easily integrated into your lab's current landscape through Argen's new Digital Center. He also reviews material offerings--including the only noble digital offering on the market--and the simple step-by-step process for working with Argen Digital.

Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Zirconia Shading and Advanced Zirconia Applications

Asami Tanaka, CDT, RDT, NDM, and Shin Ashina, RDT, discuss pre-sintered and post-sintered zirconia applications and issues as well as how to achieve a more natural appearance with minimal work. They also cover bonding zirconia to teeth, composite and titanium, expanded markets and demonstrate zirconia shading.

Salon VII, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
4:00 pm
4:30 pmto 5:30 pm Comprehensive Understanding of Chemicals Used in the Dental Lab

Les Hochhauser gives a comprehensive review of the chemicals used in the lab today, and how to know which ones to avoid and which are hazardous.

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
5:00 pm
5:00 pmto 6:00 pm Planning, Designing, and Communicating for Precision Removable Partial Prosthetics

This course features the integration of digital technology and techniques for removable prosthetics. Bob Kreyer, CDT, covers a new manufacturing process for bars, bridges and partial denture frameworks that combines the accuracy of traditional 5-axis milling with the total design freedom of Additive...

Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
Saturday, May 11
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
8:00 amto 8:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
8:00 amto 9:00 am Lecture: Solving Shade Issues from the Inside Out

Develop your skills in manipulating intrinsic colors to match even the most difficult case. John Park discusses how to use Interno porcelain powders that help even the ordinary build-up technique stand out. Also, learn the purpose of various porcelain powders and how to incorporate their effect into...

John Park will be attending
Garden 4, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Examine High Impact Acrylics and Their Place in Removable Prosthetics and the World of Implant Technology

Sean Cosme, CDT, explains why high impact heat-cured acrylics like GC's new Super Hi Impact should be your choice for removable partial denture techniques.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am What's New?

Tom Bormes covers implant dentistry and how PRISM Design and Production Center combines the accuracy of 5-axis milling with the design freedom of additive selective laser melting; removable partial dentures and the Sagix, IC and Preci-52 attachments; overdenture systems and components including the new...

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Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 10:00 am How the Digital Highway Will Enhance Productivity and Broaden Product Offerings in Your Lab

Marlin Gohn, CDT, explains how the DigitalPFM™ is easily integrated into your lab's current landscape through Argen's new Digital Center. He also reviews material offerings--including the only noble digital offering on the market--and the simple step-by-step process for working with Argen Digital.

Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Technical Aspects of Implant-Supported Overdenture Loading Solutions

Frank Munzenmeyer, CDT, covers a variety of loading solutions for implant-supported overdentures. He also discusses recommendations for precision attachments and bars for complete dentures; the Stress Free Implant Bar; how to save money by eliminating casting, soldering and laser welding; and chairside...

Salon IV, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Capture the Synergy for Achieving Success

Luke Kahng, CDT, explains how to maximize your milling system and illustrates how to make beautiful zirconia restorations.

Hermosa Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 4:00 pm IvoBase Denture Processing and Esthetic Denture Teeth Setups with Phonares II

(Offered throughout the day) In this hands-on demo, attendees use the latest in denture processing equipment which enables the fabrication of denture bases with high accuracy of fit and precision in a self-contained system. Rick Rought, CDT, explains why the Phonares II denture teeth offer a unique opportunity...

Garden 3, Lobby Level
8:00 amto 4:00 pm Full Contour Waxing for Predictable, Esthetic Results

(Offered throughout the day) Jason Boyce, CDT, provides tips and tricks on full contour waxing. Find out how to achieve lifelike and predictable results in a production situation.

Garden 3, Lobby Level
8:00 amto 4:00 pm e.max Made Simple (presented in Korean)

(Offered throughout the day) Steve Seunghoon Lee, CDT, MDC, shows how using e.max makes life simpler for technicians and dentists.

Garden 3, Lobby Level
8:00 amto 4:00 pm Introduction to 'e.max Play'—Building a Foundational Knowledge for e.max Materials from Basics to Complex Layering

(Offered throughout the day) Jessica Birrell, CDT, covers ingot theory and explains when to use each specific ingot. She offers ongoing demonstrations of simple stain and glaze techniques as well as complex layering.

Garden 3, Lobby Level
8:30 amto 10:00 am Why Transition Your Laboratory to a Digital One—and How to Do It

In today's competitive environment, it's imperative that every lab owner critically examine his business and its future. To thrive, rather than just survive, requires investment. Mark Jackson, RDT, examines employee education/support costs, the workforce's acceptance of change and the determination of...

Salon III, 2nd Floor 1.5 Scientific credits
8:30 amto 4:30 pm Multiple-Implant Restorative Solutions for the Edentulous Patient Featuring CAD/CAM Titanium Bar Prostheses, Incorporating the All-on-4 Solution

Since this is a team-approach seminar, laboratory/doctor teams must attend together. Dr. Andy Bock and Thomas Wade, CDT, discuss using a prosthetically driven plan for implant placement, the All-on-4® solution for surgery and immediate load provisionals and final restorations featuring CAD/CAM...

Salon V, 2nd Floor
9:00 am
9:00 amto 9:45 am inLab Software 4.2: The Power of Innovation from Sirona

Users of inLab software experience the benefits of the smile design features, including multiple image catalogs, diagnostic waxups and biogeneric software design. Come see how enhanced smile design features, virtual articulation, expanded in-house implant applications and more can set you apart from...

Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 9:50 am The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 10:00 am New Implant Technologies

Chris Bormes discusses PREAT's PRISM Design and Production Center and how it provides the geometric freedom of additive manufacturing technology combined with the accuracy of CNC-controlled machining to produce an excellent passive fit. PRISM provides implant bars and bridges made of medical grade, high-strength...

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Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 10:30 am Digital Dentistry Workflow Solutions from 3M ESPE and Jensen Dental

3M ESPE and Jensen Dental showcase the latest advancements in digital materials, hardware, software and new digital workflows including 3M ESPE Lava Plus Zirconia System, Lava Ultimate resin nano ceramic and the new 3M™ True Definition Scanner.

Salon I, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 10:30 am Demonstrations: Getting the Edge on Removables

From a market overview on removables to the setting up of high-end cosmetic dentures, Dennis Urban, CDT, discusses hot topics including implant overdentures, attachments, full mouth reconstruction and more. This seminar is a must for removable and crown and bridge technicians.

Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
9:00 amto 10:30 am Demonstrations: Solving Shade Issues from the Inside Out

Develop your skills in manipulating intrinsic colors to match even the most difficult case. John Park discusses how to use Interno porcelain powders that help even the ordinary build-up technique stand out. Also, learn the purpose of various porcelain powders and how to incorporate their effect into...

Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
9:00 amto 10:30 am Demonstrations: Boutique to Production: Ceramics for Fast, Easy, Esthetic Cases

As competition increases, labs must accommodate insurance-based restorations as well as custom high-end esthetic smiles. A porcelain system must provide the necessary esthetics yet also accomplish fast and easy production. Bill Mrazek, CDT, demonstrates the layering of a restoration and explains how...

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Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
9:00 amto 3:00 pm The Latest in LIght Cured Prosthetics Hands-On Courses

Light-cured appliances are gaining in popularity due to time saved in processing and other advantages. These two lectures/hands-on courses give you the opportunity to interact with resins that can be cured in the Enterra® ® VLC unit: 9:00am-11:00am, Eclipse® Resin: In the hands-on portion...

Garden 1, Lobby Level 2 Scientific credits each
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Jensen Dental Clinics

Details to come.

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Salon II, 2nd Floor
9:30 amto 11:00 am A Practical Approach to Color Theory for the Dental Technician

Richard Atanay explains basic color theory and how it applies to everyday use in the lab. Also learn how chromatic grays are the answer for all your restorations when it comes to matching 3D shades with GC's Initial IQ Lustre Paste.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor 1.5 Scientific credits
10:00 am
10:00 amto 10:45 am Mill Your Non-Precious Alloy from DENTSPLY with Your Existing inLab MC XL

Jay Black, CDT, gives a material and scientific overview of the characteristics and specifications of a new, non-precious millable material for inLab MC XL from DENTSPLY. He explains the benefits and ease of use of this new material in the lab, and how you can mill it with your existing inLab MC XL.

Dale Woo will be attending
Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
10:00 amto 10:50 am The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
10:00 amto 12:00 pm Fiber is Good for You

Chris and Tom Bormes discuss the science of glass fiber reinforcement and strengthening and eliminate the misconceptions about reinforcement. They explain what really works and why, and show how you can increase your product offerings, sales and profits with reinforced and strengthened implant overdentures,...

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Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 11:30 am Ceramic Innovations: Noritake's New Line-up of CZR Value Shades and Esthetic Layering Materials

Kent Kohli, CDT, helps attendees increase accuracy, efficiency and productivity. He explains how specialized color formulation of body and opaceous body powders allow ceramists to consistently match all value shades directly from the bottle. He also discusses the new Luster Opalescent powders, Colored...

Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 12:00 pm Achieving Return (ROI) on Technology Investment

Chuck Yenkner explores return on investment, calculating ROI and how to make technology payoff. Using case examples from real labs, he discusses what works and what does not in order to help you avoid the mistakes others have made when investing in new technology. Attendees learn solid ideas you can...

Salon III, 2nd Floor 1.5 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm The Modern Laboratory's Role in Bringing Critical Technology to the Project Management of Implant Dentistry

Tissue management is one of the most critical steps to an esthetic implant crown, with the abutment connection playing a critical role for achieving the ideal emergence profile. Lars Hansson, CDT, focuses on the design of ATLANTIS™ patient-specific abutments and the simplicity, precision and predictability...

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Getting the Most Out of Metal Free Partials Using DuraFlex, DurAcetal and the FlexPress Automated Digital Injection System

Kris Shermerhorn, CDT, reviews techniques on how to make clasps using the HotShotElite with DuraFlex, DuraCetal and VisiClear. He also discusses cases from his lab and explains how to repair a DuraFlex partial using the HotShotElite, and how to make DuraFlex, DuraCetal and VisiClear partials using the Myerson FlexPress.

Hermosa Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Digital Changes and Their Influence on the Dental Laboratory

Michael Bergler, MDT, discusses the possibilities and limitations of various CAD/CAM systems and details the capabilities of modern scanners and software and their influence on the daily lab business. He explains the differences in scanning technology and the various possibilities for the design of tooth-...

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
11:00 am
11:00 amto 11:45 am Outsourcing with Sirona infiniDent and Argen

Are you interested in getting started with CAD/CAM? Jeff Youngerman, CDT, and Nick Azzara explain the power of digital restorations and how inEos Blue with infiniDent gives you access to an ever-expanding range of indications and materials.

Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Lecture: Boutique to Production: Ceramics for Fast, Easy, Esthetic Cases

As competition increases, labs must accommodate insurance-based restorations as well as custom high-end esthetic smiles. A porcelain system must provide the necessary esthetics yet also accomplish fast and easy production. Bill Mrazek, CDT, demonstrates the layering of a restoration and explains how...

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Garden 4, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Behind the Scenes: Rule the Opacity; Gain Ultimate Control Over Porcelain

Hiroki Goto, RDT, provides attendees with effective tips for basic porcelain work and advanced approaches for complex cases. He covers masking porcelain for veneers, concepts for CZR porcelain and winning approaches for complicated applications.

Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
11:30 amto 1:00 pm The Secret to Custom Shade Matching

Technicians struggle with matching a single anterior tooth more than any other restorative process. What is the problem? Why are we so often unable to get a harmonious match? How can we achieve correct results within the least amount of time? Luke Kahng, CDT, covers these important shade matching questions...

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
12:00 pm
12:00 pmto 12:50 pm DigitalPrep Guide (Invitation Only)

Steve Campbell discusses how the DigitalPrep Guide eliminates possible errors due to temporaries, prep design, impressions and stone models, and allows you to provide optimal restorative outcomes.

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Demonstrations: Boutique to Production: Ceramics for Fast, Easy, Esthetic Cases

As competition increases, labs must accommodate insurance-based restorations as well as custom high-end esthetic smiles. A porcelain system must provide the necessary esthetics yet also accomplish fast and easy production. Bill Mrazek, CDT, demonstrates the layering of a restoration and explains how...

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Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Demonstrations: Getting the Edge on Removables

From a market overview on removables to the setting up of high-end cosmetic dentures, Dennis Urban, CDT, discusses hot topics including implant overdentures, attachments, full mouth reconstruction and more. This seminar is a must for removable and crown and bridge technicians.

Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Demonstrations: Solving Shade Issues from the Inside Out

Develop your skills in manipulating intrinsic colors to match even the most difficult case. John Park discusses how to use Interno porcelain powders that help even the ordinary build-up technique stand out. Also, learn the purpose of various porcelain powders and how to incorporate their effect into...

Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Regulatory Updates 2013—You Need to Know (co-sponsored by Vident, a VITA® Co.)

Gary Morgan, CDT, presents the latest news from OSHA, including infection control, and other federal and state regulation updates including FDA and the Medical Device Excise Tax.

Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Regulatory Updates 2013—You Need to Know (co-sponsored by SafeLink Consulting, Inc.)

Gary Morgan, CDT, presents the latest news from OSHA, including infection control, and other federal and state regulation updates including FDA and the Medical Device Excise Tax.

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Digital Dentistry Workflow Solutions from 3M ESPE and Jensen Dental

3M ESPE and Jensen Dental showcase the latest advancements in digital materials, hardware, software and new digital workflows including 3M ESPE Lava Plus Zirconia System, Lava Ultimate resin nano ceramic and the new 3M™ True Definition Scanner.

Salon I, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Future of Prosthetics

With CAD/CAM, All on 4, implants, outsourcing, baby boomers driving demand for dental solutions and a diminishing number of prosthetic technicians, dentistry is changing at such a fast pace. Craig Nelson, CDT, looks at technology and procedures that are driving the future to help you meet the needs of...

Salon VII, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Table Clinic: A Practical Approach to Basic Color Theory for the Dental Technician

Watch John Hunzicker as he recreates 3D shades on several restorations including PFMs, all ceramic and BruxZir with the use of chromatic grays and GC Initial IQ Luster Paste.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor 1.5 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm A Properly Fabricated Removable Flexible Partial

Elvis Rosado guides you through the entire process for fabricating a TCS flexible partial while focusing on specific areas and answering questions. This is an excellent class for technicians new to thermoplastics as well as experienced technicians looking to improve their quality or learn new techniques.

Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Implant Overdentures

Chris and Tom Bormes provide a general overview and theory of implant overdenture case design. Learn why and when to use a bar or stud attachment, the advantages and disadvantages of each attachment, and the different options available for bar and stud restorations.

Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Exceeding Client Expectations by Creating Predictable Restorative Outcomes

Generating predictable outcomes to satisfy patient and client expectations is the ultimate goal for the lab, which can only be achieved when there is clear communication between the patient and clinician, and subsequently between the clinician and the technologist. Robert Winter, DDS, explains how to...

Salon VI, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Scanning and Outsourcing is a Win-Win Partnership for Success!   

If you are on the edge of the CAD world and ready to jump in, see how BEGO's formula of technical support and a complete range of products create a partnership for success. Bill Oremus shows you how to control the power of scanning and outsourcing, and increase production and profitability.

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Salon IV, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 2:45 pm From Disconnect to Sirona Connect

Frank Acosta shares the potential and opportunity of Sirona Connect for your lab. Known as "All CEREC All the Time", he explains how to speak the same language as your doctors and provides tips on how to grow your lab with Sirona Connect.

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Lecture: Getting the Edge on Removables

From a market overview on removables to the setting up of high-end cosmetic dentures, Dennis Urban, CDT, discusses hot topics including implant overdentures, attachments, full mouth reconstruction and more. This seminar is a must for removable and crown and bridge technicians.

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Garden 4, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Regulatory Updates 2013—You Need to Know (co-sponsored by Vident, a VITA® Co.)

Gary Morgan, CDT, presents the latest news from OSHA, including infection control, and other federal and state regulation updates including FDA and the Medical Device Excise Tax.

Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Regulatory Updates 2013—You Need to Know (co-sponsored by SafeLink Consulting, Inc.)

Gary Morgan, CDT, presents the latest news from OSHA, including infection control, and other federal and state regulation updates including FDA and the Medical Device Excise Tax.

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
2:30 pmto 5:00 pm Table Clinic: 'Killing It' with Your Single Restoration

Observe Chieu Cao, MDT, construct a difficult single central form for a live patient. He discusses photography, shade and porcelain selection, and application.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 3:45 pm Sirona InLab: The Power to Do More

Jeff Youngerman, CDT, educates you on the latest product and material offerings from Sirona and how the power of innovation from Sirona will set you apart from your competition.

Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The Revolutionary Origin Live Plus 2-in-1 Zirconia: Learn a Simple Coloring Process to Create Gradation of Chroma™ with a Translucent Incisal Effect

This clinic explains how the Origin Live Plus Zirconia 2-in-1 system allows users to mill strong, translucent substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc. When paired with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring Technique, you infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The New Origin IntelligenceS Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides the necessary tools for comprehensive design of crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin LIVE™ Full Contour Zirconia. Jim Campbell shows how easy it is to use and even easier to own the Origin Intelligence...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm DigitalPrep Guide (Invitation Only)

Steve Campbell discusses how the DigitalPrep Guide eliminates possible errors due to temporaries, prep design, impressions and stone models, and allows you to provide optimal restorative outcomes.

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm New and Improved Options for Precision Attachment Retained Removable Partial Dentures

An esthetic and functional precision attachment-retained removable partial denture is an excellent option for patients who desire a natural-looking prosthesis but aren't good candidates for or can't afford implant-supported bridges. Tom Bormes teaches you the basics of design including resilient vs....

Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Demonstrations: Solving Shade Issues from the Inside Out

Develop your skills in manipulating intrinsic colors to match even the most difficult case. John Park discusses how to use Interno porcelain powders that help even the ordinary build-up technique stand out. Also, learn the purpose of various porcelain powders and how to incorporate their effect into...

Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Future of Prosthetics

With CAD/CAM, All on 4, implants, outsourcing, baby boomers driving demand for dental solutions and a diminishing number of prosthetic technicians, dentistry is changing at such a fast pace. Craig Nelson, CDT, looks at technology and procedures that are driving the future to help you meet the needs of...

Salon VII, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Demonstrations: Getting the Edge on Removables

From a market overview on removables to the setting up of high-end cosmetic dentures, Dennis Urban, CDT, discusses hot topics including implant overdentures, attachments, full mouth reconstruction and more. This seminar is a must for removable and crown and bridge technicians.

Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Demonstrations: Boutique to Production: Ceramics for Fast, Easy, Esthetic Cases

As competition increases, labs must accommodate insurance-based restorations as well as custom high-end esthetic smiles. A porcelain system must provide the necessary esthetics yet also accomplish fast and easy production. Bill Mrazek, CDT, demonstrates the layering of a restoration and explains how...

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Garden 4, Lobby Level 1.5 Scientific credits
4:00 pm
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Regulatory Updates 2013—You Need to Know (co-sponsored by SafeLink Consulting, Inc.)

Gary Morgan, CDT, presents the latest news from OSHA, including infection control, and other federal and state regulation updates including FDA and the Medical Device Excise Tax.

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Regulatory Updates 2013—You Need to Know (co-sponsored by Vident, a VITA® Co.)

Gary Morgan, CDT, presents the latest news from OSHA, including infection control, and other federal and state regulation updates including FDA and the Medical Device Excise Tax.

Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit