Friday, May 04
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 amto 8:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

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1 Professional Development CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:30 am Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern dental lab that are cost effective and fit either traditional or digital workflow patterns. Marlin Gohn, CDT, discusses digitally delivered copings; new and improved Captek; advanced alloys,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:45 am Wanna Be a CDT? Take Your Written Exams at LAB DAY West (hosted by LMT)

Technicians interested in becoming a Certified Dental Technician (CDT) can take one or both of the required written exams at LMT LAB DAY West. The Comprehensive Exam is from 8:00am-10:45am and the Specialty Exam is from 12:00pm-1:30pm. For more information, call 800-684-5310 or email Jessica Lee at Jessica@nbccert.org.

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8:00 amto 12:00 pm IPS e.max Press Abutment Solutions

Designed to provide training in the fabrication of IPS e.max Press implant abutments and restorations, Paul Lessing, CDT, covers technique and function requirements for pressing lithium disilicate for subsequent bonding to a prefabricated titanium base. Bonding procedures for the various components

4 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 9:50 am The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

Tim Tyndall, CDT, answers the question, "Why titanium?" and addresses what has changed to make it the PFM of choice. He also discusses the myth vs. reality, the steps to successfully design and process titanium substructures, and an easy method for titanium porcelain application that creates lifelike...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 11:00 am A Comprehensive Look at the All-On-4 Protocol--Team Approach

Victor Rodriguez, CDT, MAAIP, explains how to enhance the communication between the restoring dentist and the lab to achieve maximum esthetics and occlusion for the final definitive milled CAD/CAM bar

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2 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 8:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium

Stop in anytime during the day for this year's Creative Edge Symposium where Bego USA, Preat and Whip Mix offer one-on-one technical advice that exceeds what you can get on the exhibit floor. The symposium offers two ways to learn and explore: interacting with the companies' representatives for demonstrations,...

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9:00 amto 8:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium

Stop in anytime during the day for this year's Creative Edge Symposium where Bego USA, Preat and Whip Mix offer one-on-one technical advice that exceeds what you can get on the exhibit floor. The symposium offers two ways to learn and explore: interacting with the companies' representatives for demonstrations,...

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9:00 amto 8:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium

Stop in anytime during the day for this year's Creative Edge Symposium where Bego USA, Preat and Whip Mix offer one-on-one technical advice that exceeds what you can get on the exhibit floor. The symposium offers two ways to learn and explore: interacting with the companies' representatives for demonstrations,...

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9:30 amto 10:30 am New Esthetic and Predictable Monolithic Materials from 3M™ ESPE™

Presented by 3M ESPE’s Jim Buchanan.

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10:00 amto 10:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

Jeff Parker explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an Origin equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Professional Development CDT credit
10:00 amto 11:30 am Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern dental lab that are cost effective and fit either traditional or digital workflow patterns. Marlin Gohn, CDT, discusses digitally delivered copings; new and improved Captek; advanced alloys,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
11:00 amto 11:50 am The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Ceramics for Today and Tomorrow

Presented by Dennis Ouye, CDT.

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12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Wanna Be a CDT? Take Your Written Exams at LAB DAY West (hosted by LMT)

Technicians interested in becoming a Certified Dental Technician (CDT) can take one or both of the required written exams at LMT LAB DAY West. The Comprehensive Exam is from 8:00am-10:45am and the Specialty Exam is from 12:00pm-1:30pm. For more information, call 800-684-5310 or email Jessica Lee at Jessica@nbccert.org.

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12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern dental lab that are cost effective and fit either traditional or digital workflow patterns. Marlin Gohn, CDT, discusses digitally delivered copings; new and improved Captek; advanced alloys,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

Jeff Parker explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an Origin equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Today's Data Changes Non-Precious into the Precious-Free Alternative

Today's manufacturing procedures and advancements have created a new generation of base alloys worth learning about. Martin Schmid, CDT, BEGO's North American Director of Educational Services, gives you up-to-date information in consideration of whether a precious free-alloy has advantages for case design and for the patient.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Today's Data Changes Non-Precious into the Precious-Free Alternative

Martin Schmid, CDT, BEGO's North American Director of Educational Services, gives up-to-date information in consideration of whether a precious free-alloy has advantages for case design and for the p

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1.5 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Today's Data Changes Non-Precious into the Precious-Free Alternative

Today's manufacturing procedures and advancements have created a new generation of base alloys worth learning about. Martin Schmid, CDT, BEGO's North American Director of Educational Services, gives you up-to-date information in consideration of whether a precious free-alloy has advantages for case design and for the patient.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Cast Partial Denture Frenzy

Elmer Rose, CDT, troubleshoots problems encountered in fabricating cast frameworks, discusses techniques the experienced framework technician may have forgotten and things the novice technician wants to learn.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm A Comprehensive Look at the All-On-4 Protocol--Team Approach

Victor Rodriguez, CDT, MAAIP, explains how to enhance the communication between the restoring dentist and the lab to achieve maximum esthetics and occlusion for the final definitive milled CAD/CAM bar

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 5:00 pm Giving the Touch of Life to Your Ceramics

Brad Jones, FAACD, offers step-by-step techniques to help you meet today's patients' expectations. He covers prep design, occlusal considerations, bite registration, impression taking, provisional, dentist/technician/patient communication, and achieving lifelike results.

4 Scientific CDT credits
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm Natural Esthetics Made Practical with Full Contour Zirconia

Presented by Terry McQuiston, CDT.

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2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

Tim Tyndall, CDT, answers the question, "Why titanium?" and addresses what has changed to make it the PFM of choice. He also discusses the myth vs. reality, the steps to successfully design and process titanium substructures, and an easy method for titanium porcelain application that creates lifelike...

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

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1 Professional Development CDT credit
2:00 pmto 3:30 pm Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern dental lab that are cost effective and fit either traditional or digital workflow patterns. Marlin Gohn, CDT, discusses digitally delivered copings; new and improved Captek; advanced alloys,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
2:00 pmto 4:00 pm The Art of Tissue Replacement

John Hunzicker introduces GC America's Gradia Gum, the innovative technique for placing gum tissue on titanium, ceramic, acrylic and composite. This PowerPoint presentation shows the art of the material is followed by a hands-on presentation on how to achieve lifelike esthetics.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm New Esthetic and Predictable Monolithic Materials from 3M™ ESPE™

Presented by 3M ESPE’s Jim Buchanan.

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3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Getting the Most from Your Articulator

Al Fillastre, CDT, covers a straightforward approach to utilizing a semi-adjustable articulator to achieve accurate, predictable occlusion and function. Topics include: articulator design and function; model work and mountings; custom guide tables; proper utilization of bite records; model equilibration;...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Getting the Most from Your Articulator

Al Fillastre, CDT, covers a straightforward approach to utilizing a semi-adjustable articulator to achieve accurate, predictable occlusion and function. Topics include: articulator design and function; model work and mountings; custom guide tables; proper utilization of bite records; model equilibration;...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Getting the Most from Your Articulator

Al Fillastre, CDT, covers a straightforward approach to utilizing a semi-adjustable articulator to achieve accurate, predictable occlusion and function. Topics include: articulator design and function; model work and mountings; custom guide tables; proper utilization of bite records; model equilibration;...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Communication: Tips on Getting the Most Out of Your Business

Kevin Dillon, Jr., covers the communication process and how to understand your clients' needs, wants and desires in order to achieve case acceptance. He covers breaking down the natural barriers that exist and how to match dentists' needs to your treatment options. Other topics include Neuro-linquistic...

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2 Professional Development credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm A Complete Coloring System for Full Contour Zirconia & Zirconia Ceramic

Precise coloring of zirconia can be problematic. In this lecture and demonstration, Asami Tanaka, CDT, NMD, and Shin Ashina, RDT, show how to use the Tanaka Zircolor™ Liquid for pre-sintered zirconia

4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

Jeff Parker explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an Origin equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Professional Development CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 5:30 pm Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern dental lab that are cost effective and fit either traditional or digital workflow patterns. Marlin Gohn, CDT, discusses digitally delivered copings; new and improved Captek; advanced alloys,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
5:00 pmto 6:30 am Creative Edge Symposium: Removable Potpourri

This course covers the anticipated growth in demand for removable prosthetics and how you can add them to your laboratory. Presented by Bruce Keeling, CDT, the course also covers the training of removable technicians and features the new Super Denture for implant-supported and -retained full dentures.

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1.5 Scientific CDT credits
5:00 pmto 6:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Removable Potpourri

This course covers the anticipated growth in demand for removable prosthetics and how you can add them to your laboratory. Presented by Bruce Keeling, CDT, the course also covers the training of removable technicians and features the new Super Denture for implant-supported and -retained full dentures.

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1.5 Scientific CDT credits
5:00 pmto 6:30 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Removable Potpourri

This course covers the anticipated growth in demand for removable prosthetics and how you can add them to your laboratory. Presented by Bruce Keeling, CDT, the course also covers the training of removable technicians and features the new Super Denture for implant-supported and -retained full dentures.

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1.5 Scientific CDT credits
Saturday, May 05
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 amto 8:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

Be the first to sign up!
1 Professional Development CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:55 am Case Design Considerations

Today's progressive technician is a valuable part of the dental team and should be involved in the case design process. Tom Bormes identifies the information needed by the technician and why it's needed to provide case design alternatives and options to the dentist. Learn how to request the necessary...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Shape and Shade—Aesthetics in Dental Technology

John Hunzicker offers a brief overview of the fundamentals of anterior esthetics and characterizations, including how and when to use them. He also explains how to use GC's Initial powders to achieve bleach shades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Back to Basics: Where Nature is the Starting Point

Victor Castro, CDT, reviews the importance of the interdisciplinary team, the study model, diagnostic waxup and ceramics that mimic nature. He also identifies how each of these components guides us to attain the best results in everyday practice.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 10:00 am Removable Prosthetics: Gaining Momentum

Tom Zaleske shares tips and tricks for supported and fixed implant overdenture and hybrid case fabrication, including design, tooth placement, soft tissue models and acrylic processing. He also discusses the use of vacuum-forming products to make gaskets, treatment provisionals, baseplates and trays...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Pressing Matters from Start to Finish

Lean principles guarantee successful, predictable and consistent pressing. Bernie Jaroslow and Bob Long discuss how having the right material and the right equipment available, at the right time, in the right condition, are essential to successful pressing. They also explore the importance of the preparatory...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Cercon® ht

Casey Miller, CDT, explains how to fabricate Cercon ht full contour zirconia crowns, including designing with a CAD scanner.

Lauren Meehan will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern dental lab that are cost effective and fit either traditional or digital workflow patterns. Marlin Gohn, CDT, discusses digitally delivered copings; new and improved Captek; advanced alloys,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Crown and Bridge--Then and Now

Martin Schmid, CDT, gives a detailed overview of traditional and CAD/CAM crown and bridge techniques.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Functional Tooth Art for Removable Dentures

Arian Deutsch, CDT offers an easy, systematic model analysis concept that provides important information for the ideal tooth setup taking into consideration the respective atrophy of the jaws without the use of complex devices, instruments or a specific type of articulator. He covers ideal positioning...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 12:00 pm The Complete Guide to Setting and Processing Implant Overdentures

Dennis Urban, CDT, covers the setting of denture teeth for complete and partial implant overdentures, including lingualized occlusion, and the most accurate methods for processing and finishing. From impressions to delivery and everything in between, learn what it takes to be competitive and maintain...

4 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 9:50 am The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

Tim Tyndall, CDT, answers the question, "Why titanium?" and addresses what has changed to make it the PFM of choice. He also discusses the myth vs. reality, the steps to successfully design and process titanium substructures, and an easy method for titanium porcelain application that creates lifelike...

Be the first to sign up!
1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am Everything You Need to Know About Stud Attachments

Tom Bormes presents an overview of most major stud precision attachment systems—including Locator, Preci Ball, Preci Clix, "O" Rings, Ceka and SpheroFlex—and how to select one for individual cases. Learn what information you need from the dentist, step-by-step fabrication and processing procedures,...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 10:15 am inLab Software 4.0—General Overview and Software Tools Utilization

Thomas Nieting, CDT, provides inLab Software 4.0 training.

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9:00 amto 11:00 am Predictable, Strong, Esthetic Ceramic Choices for Implant and Conventional Restorations

John Haupt, MDT, discusses the All-On-Four concept for the edentulous patient, which creates a new avenue for the technician as a team member assisting the surgeon and restorative doctor, and introdu

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2 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 5:00 pm CAD/CAM Material Solutions: An Overview of inLab® Materials

Attendees are educated by experts from Sirona, Vident, Ivoclar Vivadent and 3M ESPE about the widest selection of materials available to enhance the inLab experience. Learn how to best integrate popular materials including Sirona inCoris TZI translucent zirconia, VITA® Rapid Layer and RealLife, IPS...

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9:15 amto 10:15 am Success for Your Dental Laboratory

Stan Okon, CDT, discusses how to make your lab special by devloping your brand.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
9:30 amto 10:30 am Lava™ Design 7 Software Interactive Demonstrations (Try it Yourself!)

Presented by Cezar Jadak, CDT, MDT.

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9:30 amto 10:30 am New Esthetic and Predictable Monolithic Materials from 3M™ ESPE™

Presented by 3M ESPE’s Jim Buchanan.

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9:30 amto 10:30 am Real Fast, Real Tough, Real Easy: Aesthetic Restorations with Lava™ Ultimate Resin Nano Ceramic

Presented by Dennis Ouye, CDT.

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9:30 amto 11:30 am An Overview of Titanium PFMs

Recent improvements have made titanium an attractive product, especially considering the economy, price of gold and the reduction of reimbursements from insurance companies. Mike Dominguez, CDT, BS, discusses porcelain-bonded-to-titanium restorations using GC Initial Ti porcelain. He explains the critical...

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:00 amto 10:50 am Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

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1 Professional Development CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

Jeff Parker explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an Origin equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am Everything You Need to Know About Bar Attachments

This course features the proper selection and fabrication of implant bars including cast, milled or milled with attachment using these systems: Hader, Dolder, Round, Tapered Bars. Tom Bormes discusses what information you need in order to determine the best bar system and type for each individual case....

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am Bring Your Restorations to Life with Full Contour Zirconia

Presented by Terry McQuiston, CDT.

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10:30 amto 11:30 am Zirconia or Lithium Disilicate: 2012 Materials Update for All-Ceramic Restorations

Kimiyo Sawyer, RDT, covers full contour zirconia and porcelain veneered zirconia crowns, e.max crowns and CAD/CAM-fabricated custom zirconia abutments. She presents detailed information of all-ceramic materials and recommends how to achieve the most successful restorations on a case-by-case basis. This...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:30 amto 11:30 am The Inconspicuous Denture

Dennis Purinton, CDT, addresses both the crown and bridge and denture specialities, and the fusion between implants and dentures. He discusses the fabrication of overdenture bars, including milling and selection of precision attachments, and complete dentures.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Getting the Most from Your Articulator

Al Fillastre, CDT, covers a straightforward approach to utilizing a semi-adjustable articulator to achieve accurate, predictable occlusion and function. Topics include: articulator design and function; model work and mountings; custom guide tables; proper utilization of bite records; model equilibration;...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Digital Dentistry in Today's Dental Laboratory

Lars Hansson gives technicians an insight into the latest abutment design software and digital dentistry. He discusses treatment planning using CBCT, tissue management from implant design to the emergence profile, as well as how to make your laboratory profitable and streamline production in any size lab.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Implants Made Easy

A successful implant case starts with proper centric relation, implant position planning, the right scanning and implant surgical guides as well as verification indexes and insertion keys. Joachim Mosch, MDT, explains how these splints, guides and keys can be economically made with Primosplint light-cured...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm What Are You Waiting For? Jump On Board the CAD/CAM Train!

Explore the proper questions to ask a CAD/CAM company before making the right purchase for your laboratory and how the digital age is changing everyday. John Just explains how the laboratory needs to keep up on what's new and what's not, what's involved in getting into the digital age, and how to manage...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm 100% Zirconia--The Prettau Bridge

Alessandro Cucchiaro, MDT, discusses the characteristics of zirconia and his experiences with it, including the technical and physical features of the missing axis and milling strategies and their impact on results. He also presents Zirkonzahn's most popular invention, the Prettau Bridge, a 100% zirconia...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
10:45 amto 12:00 pm inLab Software 4.0—Multiple Unit Anterior Case

Thomas Nieting, CDT, provides inLab Software 4.0 training.

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11:00 amto 11:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Fiber is Good For You!

Learn and understand the real science of glass fiber reinforcement and strengthening and eliminate all the misconceptions and misunderstandings about reinforcement. Tom Bormes discusses what really works and why, and shows how you can increase your product offerings, sales and profits with polymer bonded...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Ceramics for Today and Tomorrow

Presented by Dennis Ouye, CDT.

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11:30 amto 12:30 pm Lava™ Design 7 Software Interactive Demonstrations (Try it Yourself!)

Presented by Cezar Jadak, CDT, MDT.

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11:30 amto 12:30 pm Behind the Scenes: Rule the Opacity; Gain Ultimate Control Over Porcelain

Hiroki Goto, RDT, introduces effective tips for basic porcelain work and advanced approaches for more complex cases. He covers masking porcelain for veneers, concepts of CZR porcelain and winning approaches for complicated cases.

Edgar Munoz will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
11:30 amto 1:30 pm The New Esthetic Concepts and Possibilities: "The Slight Edge"

Pinhas Adar, CDT, MDT, addresses effective methods of communicating esthetic smile design solutions through Trial Smiles and temporary restorations. For both technicians and dentists, the course also discusses how to select the best all-ceramic system for each patient, outlines patient management for...

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1.5 Scientific CDT credits
11:45 amto 12:45 pm The Art of Esthetics (presented in both Korean and English)

John Park lectures on advanced PFM build-up techniques using VM13 and VMK Master Powders. Attendees can produce a shade and translucency close to an all-ceramic restoration and similar to the VITA 3D Master and Classical Shade Guide. Park uses an actual patient's case to show how the buildup can be done.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

Jeff Parker explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an Origin equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Lava™ Design 7 Software Interactive Demonstrations (Try it Yourself!)

Presented by Cezar Jadak, CDT, MDT.

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1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Hands-On Fiber Course

Tom Bormes offers a hands-on demonstration of the revolutionary eFiber and PERMA MESH. The material actually bonds to the polymer and is very easy to cut, grind and polish. With adequate time for questions and answers, Bormes also offers a brief history and explanation of the science of reinforcement...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA

In 2011, FDA and OSHA inspection activity in laboratories increased significantly. How do your quality system and health and safety program measure up? Safelink Consulting's Gary Morgan, CDT, shares the focus of FDA and OSHA inspections to help prepare you in case your lab is selected for a visit. Get...

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1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA

In 2011, FDA and OSHA inspection activity in laboratories increased significantly. How do your quality system and health and safety program measure up? Safelink Consulting's Gary Morgan, CDT, shares the focus of FDA and OSHA inspections to help prepare you in case your lab is selected for a visit. Get...

Thong Le, CDT will be attending
1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:00 pmto 2:15 pm inLab Software 4.0—General Overview and Software Tools Utilization

Thomas Nieting, CDT, provides inLab Software 4.0 training.

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1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Candulor KunstZahnWerk "Art of Denture"

Jack Edwards, CDT, shares his experience participating in the 2012 Candulor North American "Art of Denture" Competition in which contestants engineered and fabricated a fully removable upper and a lower bar-retained overdenture. Edwards takes participants through the process of using Candulor lingualized...

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1.5 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Predictable, Strong, Esthetic Ceramic Choices for Implant and Conventional Restorations

John Haupt, MDT, discusses the All-On-Four concept for the edentulous patient, which creates a new avenue for the technician as a team member assisting the surgeon and restorative doctor, and introdu

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Cercon® ht

Casey Miller, CDT, explains how to fabricate Cercon ht full contour zirconia crowns, including designing with a CAD scanner.

Lauren Meehan will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm The Makeup of Today's Dental Alloys: What Makes Them Tick?

Frank Munzenmayer, CDT, offers an understanding of how dental alloys differ from one manufacturer to another and how Swiss technology is used in alloy manufacturing. Learn why the Swiss are "the Champions of Accurate Fit," and why this technology produces superior alloys. Alloy manufacturing, physical...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Advanced Techniques and Ideas for Removable Partial Dentures

In this lecture and hands-on presentation, Martin Schmid, CDT, teaches the traditional way of fabricating state-of-the-art RPD frames with a cobalt-chrome alloy.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 5:00 pm IPS e.max Press Abutment Solutions

Designed to provide training in the fabrication of IPS e.max Press implant abutments and restorations, Paul Lessing, CDT, covers technique and function requirements for pressing lithium disilicate for subsequent bonding to a prefabricated titanium base. Bonding procedures for the various components

4 Scientific CDT credits
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm Real Fast, Real Tough, Real Easy: Aesthetic Restorations with Lava™ Ultimate Resin Nano Ceramic

Presented by Dennis Ouye, CDT.

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1:30 pmto 4:30 pm An Esthetic Approach to Layering Zirconia Oxide Substructures

This table clinic is held hourly: Victor Castro, CDT, shows you how to create restorations that combine the incredible strength of zirconia with the highly esthetic properties and accurate shade matching of VITA VM®9 porcelain. He also discusses the use of effect powders, layering for natural appearance,...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:30 pmto 4:30 pm Profit with Removable Dentures

This table clinic is held hourly: In this interactive demonstration, Dennis Purinton, CDT, focuses on the most successful techniques in removable denture fabrication today, including implant overdenture designs, characterization of dentures and proper set up techniques. He shows you how removables...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:30 pmto 4:30 pm Digital Photography and Shade Analysis

This table clinic is held hourly: Yi-Yuan Chang, MDC, teaches the ideal camera settings and flash use for high-end macro dental photography. He also offers a step-by-step shade analysis and photography for effective communication and ideal smile design images.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
1:30 pmto 4:30 pm Mastering Metal Ceramics

Stan Okon, CDT, offers advanced porcelain techniques using Vita’s metal ceramic VITAVM®13.

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1 Scientific CDT credit per 1-hour clinic
1:30 pmto 4:30 pm The Art of Esthetics and the Science of Compatibility (presented in Korean)

This table clinic is held hourly: Presented in Korean, this demonstration features advanced porcelain techniques using VITA's popular metal ceramic VITA VMK Master. John Park also covers the easy creation of natural-looking restorations, individual characterization, matching color and translucency,...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

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1 Professional Development CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

Tim Tyndall, CDT, answers the question, "Why titanium?" and addresses what has changed to make it the PFM of choice. He also discusses the myth vs. reality, the steps to successfully design and process titanium substructures, and an easy method for titanium porcelain application that creates lifelike...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Natural Esthetics Made Practical with Full Contour Zirconia

Presented by Terry McQuiston, CDT.

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2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Removable Partial Dentures--The Lost Art

Tom Bormes introduces a new patented technology where the first tooth in the removable partial denture becomes a veneered pontic that matches and blends with the veneered crown on the retaining abutme

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1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 4:00 pm Solving Common Shade Problems Using GC IQ Lustre Paste

At this table clinic, John Hunzicker explains basic color theory and how to apply it at the bench. Learn how to use GC's IQ Lustre paste to match the 3D shade guide, overcome issues of the coping shining through and deal with no translucency at the gingival third.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
2:00 pmto 4:00 pm Removing "Prayer" from Taking Custom Shades

Chieu Cao, MDT, CDT, shares his passionate style and 18 years' experience in "nailing" custom shades. In this hands-on table clinic, he shows how to create color and texture through digital photography and fabricate custom shade verification tabs.

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2 Scientific CDT credits
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA

In 2011, FDA and OSHA inspection activity in laboratories increased significantly. How do your quality system and health and safety program measure up? Safelink Consulting's Gary Morgan, CDT, shares the focus of FDA and OSHA inspections to help prepare you in case your lab is selected for a visit. Get...

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1 Regulatory Standards credit
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA

In 2011, FDA and OSHA inspection activity in laboratories increased significantly. How do your quality system and health and safety program measure up? Safelink Consulting's Gary Morgan, CDT, shares the focus of FDA and OSHA inspections to help prepare you in case your lab is selected for a visit. Get...

Thong Le, CDT will be attending
1 Regulatory Standards credit
2:45 pmto 4:00 pm inLab Software 4.0—Custom Abutments with inLab 4.0

Thomas Nieting, CDT, provides inLab Software 4.0 training.

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2:45 pmto 4:15 pm Creating a Successful Smile by the Numbers

Jack Edwards, CDT, covers how to establish a Patient Prosthetic Profile by gathering the right information about a patient's features and desires. Learn how to use an "Office Procedure Guide" and kit, select teeth, determine shade, and evaluate facial features and the pre-existing denture.

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1.5 Scientific credits
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

Based on the science of new color liquids and advanced zirconia materials, Ryan Gillespie demonstrates a fast and simple method to infuse more life and beauty into your full contour restorations and watch them come a "Live".

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

Andrew Maples covers everything from case creation and scanning to single unit and bridge designs. He also explores new 3Shape features including the Smile Composer, Partial Framework Design and other software upgrades.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

Mike Hennessy, CDT, explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an ORIGIN equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Lava™ Design 7 Software Interactive Demonstrations (Try it Yourself!)

Presented by Cezar Jadak, CDT, MDT.

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3:30 pmto 5:30 pm The SFI Bar: A Time-Saving, Inexpensive Implant Bar Technique that Eliminates Casting, Soldering, Welding and Milling

With a track record of over 1,200 placements and a 99.3% success rate, the Cendres+Métaux Stress-Free Implant (SFI) Bar technique is an innovative solution for removable dentures on implants in both jaws. In this PowerPoint/hands-on presentation, Frank Munzenmayer, CDT, demonstrates how to fabricate...

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2 Scientific CDT credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm How to Execute an All On Four Prosthesis

In this exciting lecture, Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, gives participants the best overview of the All On Four procedure, including treatment planning, 3D data, guided surgery and techniques for temporary

Rob Stoller will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

Jeff Parker explains exactly how you can benefit from in-house milling. Learn the true challenges and benefits of integrating CAD/CAM technology into daily production from an Origin equipment owner. Ask questions, interact and take away the right knowledge to succeed in the dental industry today.

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1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

Paul Gee, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

Jesse Madsen demonstrates the design and fabrication of a one-piece titanium custom abutment and explains how the Origin system uses blanks with pre-milled interfaces for an affordable, in-house milling solution. Free coupon for a titanium custom abutment is included with registration.

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1 Professional Development CDT credit
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA

In 2011, FDA and OSHA inspection activity in laboratories increased significantly. How do your quality system and health and safety program measure up? Safelink Consulting's Gary Morgan, CDT, shares the focus of FDA and OSHA inspections to help prepare you in case your lab is selected for a visit. Get...

Thong Le, CDT will be attending
1 Regulatory Standards credit
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA

In 2011, FDA and OSHA inspection activity in laboratories increased significantly. How do your quality system and health and safety program measure up? Safelink Consulting's Gary Morgan, CDT, shares the focus of FDA and OSHA inspections to help prepare you in case your lab is selected for a visit. Get...

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1 Regulatory Standards credit