LAB DAY West 2013

May 10-11, 2013 · Garden Grove, CA

Educators at LAB DAY West 2013
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  • Frankie Acosta

    Dental Technician at AA Dental Design, Inc.

    www.aadentaldesign.com www.cerecondemand.com

  • Shin Ashina, RDT

    Supervisor at Tanaka Dental Enterprises

    Shinsuke “Shin” Ashina, RDT, has been with Tanaka Dental since 1990 and has been its Laboratory Manager since 1993. He was trained in Japan and became a Schütz Dental Group (in Germany)-certified CAD/CAM instructor in 2009.

  • Richard Atanay

    Richard Atanay has been GC America Inc.'s District Sales Manager for the West Coast since 2001, responsible for education, technical service and sales. He earned his Associate Arts Degree from Pasedena City College where...

  • Nick Azzara

    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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  • Ron Baggott, CDT

    ERA Product Manager at Sterngold Dental Zimmer Dental

    Ronald Baggott, CDT, is Technical Education Field Manager for Sterngold Dental. He is a graduate of Dental Technology Institute. Ron has presented technical courses on various aspects of implant dentistry throughout the U.S....

  • Michael Bergler, MDT

    Director of Penn Dental Medicine CAD/CAM Ceramic Center at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

    Michael Bergler, MDT, is internationally recognized in the area of esthetic ceramic restorations and CAD/CAM technology.

  • Jessica Birrell, CDT

    Works at Capture Dental Arts

    Educator, CDT, and Owner of Capture Dental Arts

  • Jay Black, CDT

    Works at Winter Springs Dental

    wsdentallab.com cerecondemand.com

  • Andrew Bock, DDS

    Prosthodontist at Northern Co. Implant & Prosthetics/NCIPD

    Dr. Andy Bock maintains a prosthodontics practice in Loveland, CO, focusing on implant and removable prosthetic treatment. He received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University in 2005 and a certificate in Graduate Prosthodontics...

  • 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...

  • Jason Boyce, CDT

    Works at Precision Dental Arts

    Jason Boyce, CDT, is a graduate of The American Institute of Medical/Dental Technology, finishing at the top of his class in 1996. He has worked closely with some of the top clinicians and technicians in the country and has...

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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 of Utah...

  • Chieu-Xuan Cao, MDT

    Owner at Imagine Dental Lab

    Chieu Cao, MDT, is the Head of Restoration at M R Smile Design. In 2002, he is graduated of DTI Dental Technology College, trained with Naoki Aiba in1996 studied at American society Master dental Technology at NYU in1999...

  • Sean Cosme, CDT

    Director at CDA

    Sean Cosme,CDT, is a removable dental prosthetic lab specialist and graduate of Dental Technology Institute.He's trained with Prosthodontist Dr.Sands Jr,DDS.and Dr.Chao,DMD,Bay Area's AO4 Implant Specialist.Sean has worked...

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  • Marlin Gohn, CDT

    Technical Education Manager at Argen Corp.

    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 degree in dental technology,...

  • Hiroki Goto, RDT

    Owner at Sheets & Paquette

    Hiroki Goto, RDT, is a published author in Quintessence of Dental Technology. He completed his post-graduate work at the International Dental Academy in Tokyo and leads hands-on courses and lectures throughout the world.

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  • Lars Hansson, CDT

    Implant Specialist at Bay View Dental Lab, Inc.

    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 Chair for the AO,Allied...

  • Les Hochhauser

    Vice President Product Research and Development at American Dental Supply, Inc.

    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 years of experience,...

  • John Hunzicker

    Owner at John Hunzicker Studio

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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...

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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...

  • Kent Kohli, CDT

    Dental Technician/Educator at Kent D. Kohli, CDT

    Kent is Noritake Instructor and independent consultant/clinician for Zahn Dental. Kent's passion is education and when not learning himself, he is found presenting dental continuing education on a variety of subjects ranging...

  • Robert Kreyer, CDT

    Co-Owner at Custom Prosthetics

    Passion for Prosthetics

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  • Steve Seung-Hoon Lee, CDT

    Master Dental Technician at Zahnwerkstatt, LLC U.S.A.

    Until November 2012, Professional instructor / Co-director of the UCLA Master Dental Ceramist program. Now, working as a Master dental technician in Beverly Hills, Zahnwerkstatt, LLC U.S.A on North Camden Drive.

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  • Gary D. Morgan, CDT

    Vice President & Senior Consultant at SafeLink Consulting, Inc.

    Gary Morgan is the Senior Consultant and Vice President for SafeLink Consulting, Inc. He began lecturing on health and safety in 1989 and is an Authorized Trainer under OSHA’s Outreach Program. Morgan is also a certified...

  • Bill Mrazek, CDT

    Bill Mrazek, BS, CDT, holds a BS degree in Biology from the University of Illinois and an AS degree in Dental Technology. In addition to his 30 years of experience in the field, Mrazek is a regular contributor to LMT, and...

  • Frank Munzenmayer, CDT

    Technical/Education Specialist at Sterngold

    Frank Munzenmayer, CDT, is Sterngold’s Technical/Education Specialist. He graduated from New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn, NY, and worked as a C&B/ceramic technician for major dental labs in the New York...

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  • Craig Nelson, CDT

    Technical Manager at Heraeus Kulzer

    Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, is the Technical Manager of Heraeus Kulzer and a previous lab owner. He studied commercial art at Utah College and received an Associate of Applied Sciences from Texas College in Waco, TX. Nelson lectures...

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  • Bill Oremus

    Semi-retired

    Bill Oremus is currently responsible for BEGO's U.S. operations and focuses on marketing, sales and technical support. After graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. degree in Business Administration...

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  • John Park

    Master Ceramist at John Dental Science Art Lab

    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 the VITA Dental...

  • Joseph Perillo, CDT

    NobelProcera Education Manager at Nobel Biocare Inc.

    Joe Perillo, CDT, is the NobelProcera Education Manager at Nobel Biocare USA, Inc. With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, he was a technical consultant for both Austenal Dental and Nobel Biocare USA, Inc. and currently...

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  • Nelson Rego, CDT

    Owner at Smile Designs by Rego

    Nelson Rego, CDT, co-owns Smile Designs by Rego in Santa Fe Springs, CA. An Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Rego has published over 65 articles on dental materials and techniques for leading dental journals.

  • Elvis Rosado

    Owner / Manager at Matrix Dental Lab, Inc.

    Elvis Rosado has been conducting training courses on removable flexible partials for almost 30 years. He has trained thousands of technicians worldwide on the proper fabrication of thermoplastic appliances.

  • Richard M. Rought, CDT

    Works at Ivoclar Vivadent Inc.

    Richard Rought, CDT, is a technical prosthetic specialist for Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. Previously, he owned a laboratory specializing in full and partial dentures. He has trained at Tufts University, New York University and...

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