Friday, May 16
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Transitionally Shaded Zirconia: Prep Your Zirconia for Better Esthetics in 30 Seconds

Marlin Gohn, CDT, shows how to add transitional shading to your zirconia units. Using this 30-second finishing step helps you achieve lifelike esthetics.

Jose Muralles will be attending
Salon VI, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 10:00 am Precise-Fit by Valplast: the Digital Future of RPDs

Peter Nagy and Justin Marks, CDT, cover the design and fabrication of the Precise-Fit Digital Trial Base, protocols for using the trial base to validate the fit and comfort of the partial denture during the try-in visit, and procedures to convert the trial base to the finished Valplast Flexible Partial....

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Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am All Ceramics All Options: Man and Machine Showroom

This clinic is designed to be an interactive learning experience and covers the following topics: digital case design, material selection, digital fabrication and production, and monolithic stain and glaze technique. Also, see the Wieland MINI mill, the Wieland Select mill, the 3 Shape Digital Scanner...

Garden 3, Lobby Level
8:00 amto 10:45 am Written CDT Comprehensive and RG Examinations

Pre-regisration was required but a few walk-in spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Valencia Room, 2nd Floor (South Tower)
9:00 am
9:00 amto 9:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am TRIOS Ready

Lucas Walter covers how to set up Communicate--an advanced tool that lets labs and dentists share case information and view 3D designs online--and become TRIOS Ready.

Salon IV, 2nd Floor 1 Professional Development credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am Digital a to Z: Bring All Your Product Offerings into the Digital Workflow

Maximize your lab’s capacity by bringing all aspects of your product offering into the digital workflow. Marlin Gohn, CDT, shows how Argen can help support your lab with products ranging from digital models, high noble SLM copings, transitionally shaded milled zirconia, Digital Captek and many more.

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 10:30 am Prepless Foil Veneers with GC Initial MC (Lecture)

Von Grow discusses the foil technique with GC Initial Porcelain he uses in his laboratory, and provides information and tips on the foil process. 

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 11:00 am Success® Injection System "Accuracy & Versatility"

The Success Injection System incorporates a closed flask system injecting denture base materials under continuous pressure, eliminating the need for trial packing and reducing the chance for change in vertical dimension of occlusion. The Success system combines the precision of injection with the performance...

Garden 4, Lobby Level 2 Scientific credits
9:00 amto 6:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Continuous Table Clinics

Continuous table demonstrations.

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Garden 1, Lobby Level
10:00 am
10:00 amto 10:50 am The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:00 amto 12:00 pm Man, Machine and Material

(Attendees must attend both sessions) Nelson Rego shares his experiences with the Wieland CAD/CAM system. Attendees learn how to incorporate CAD/CAM into their laboratory and develop pricing and product strategies increase their business and bottom line.

Garden 3, Lobby Level 4 Scientific credits
10:00 amto 12:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Advance Implants and Maximizing Digital and Non-Digital Workflow

From sophisticated implant frames, layering pink and white porcelains to singe units, balancing digital workflow with traditional manufacturing can maximize outcomes. Susan Van Kinsbergen, CDT, and Peter Pizzi, MDT, explore how to balance digital workflow, manual work and outsourcing for higher quality...

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Properly Fabricated Removable Flexible Partial

Elvis Rosado guides you through the entire process for fabricating a TCS flexible partial and answers questions along the way. This is an ideal class for technicians new to thermoplastics as well as experienced technicians looking to improve their quality or learn new techniques.

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Salon VI, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Step Out of the Stone Age and Join the Digital Denture Revolution

AvaDent Digital Dentures bring the precision, speed and profitability of the automated, digital process to removable dentistry using Computer Aided Engineering (CAE).  No more stone models or bite rims; you maintain 100% control with AvaDent Connect Design Software. Learn the benefits of becoming...

Kevin Bortman will be attending
Salon VII, 2nd Floor
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Precise-Fit by Valplast: the Digital Future of RPDs

Peter Nagy and Justin Marks, CDT, cover the design and fabrication of the Precise-Fit Digital Trial Base, protocols for using the trial base to validate the fit and comfort of the partial denture during the try-in visit, and procedures to convert the trial base to the finished Valplast Flexible Partial....

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Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
11:00 am
11:00 amto 11:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm What's New Dental System 2014
Salon IV, 2nd Floor
11:00 amto 12:30 pm Full Arch Zirconia Hybrids: Predictable Results with GC Initial ZR-FS and GC Initial Zirconia (Lecture)

Bill Marais, RDT, shows how to achieve predictable results fabricating full arch zirconia hybrids with GC Initial ZR-FS and GC Initial Zirconia.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
12:00 pm
12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Written CDT Specialty Examinations

Pre-regisration was required but a few walk-in spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Valencia Room, 2nd Floor (South Tower)
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Milling Titanium Implant Bars & Custom Abutments In-House—Part 1: What It Takes to Be Successful

Milling your own titanium implant parts can be very lucrative, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what’s involved. In Part One of this series, Neal Demazure and Jordan Greenberg explain which features are most important when choosing a scanner, CAM software and milling machine to ensure...

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Salon II, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Model Builder and TRIOS Integration

Lucas Walter covers the use of TRIOS scans in 3Shape's Model Builder software.

Salon IV, 2nd Floor 1 Profesional Development credit
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Going Digital in the Small Lab--The Best Move You Will Ever Make!

Many small lab owners are still on the fence about making the decision to bring their lab into the digital age. The results of the journey can increase productivity, profitability and product and material offerings, and improve quality and control. Al Fillastre, CDT, focuses on the 3Shape Scanner and...

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm It's All in How You Look at It!

Same ole problems, take a new look! Whether you're a long timer or a novice, you've encountered problems with casting, spruing, expansion and more. Matt Tait, RDT, BSc, reviews some of theses problems with a different look and determines if there are solutions. He covers technique, back to basics as...

Salon VI, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Man, Machine and Material

(Attendees must attend both sessions) Nelson Rego shares his experiences with the Wieland CAD/CAM system. Attendees learn how to incorporate CAD/CAM into their laboratory and develop pricing and product strategies increase their business and bottom line.

Garden 3, Lobby Level 4 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 5:00 pm Ceramco® PFZ (Hands-On)

The ability to accurately match natural dentition continues to be one of the most difficult tasks for the dental ceramists. Casey Miller discusses ceramic layering  techniques and methods on the creative uses and implementation of internal modifiers and enamel effects to achieve a high esthetic restoration.

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Garden 4, Lobby Level 4 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 5:30 pm CAD/CAM Technology as it Relates to Dentistry Now

Mark Ferguson focuses on the fundamentals of scanning and designing, including tips and tricks of the trade. He also discusses implants and implant bar design, the possibilities of going digital on any budget, and the three courses offered through Core3daCADemy including aCADemy 1: The Fundamentals of...

Salon III, 2nd Floor 4 Scientific credits
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm Prepless Foil Veneers with GC Initial MC (Hands-On)

Von Grow gives a hands-on demonstration of the foil technique using GC Initial Porcelain.

Ryan Megaw will be attending
Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Origin-Haas 5HD Milling Center: Creating Custom Bars and Implants with Precision and Accuracy

Jesse Madsen demonstrates how the Origin-Haas 5HD uses new and improved strategies for milling one piece custom abutments, implant bars and bridges.

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Milling Titanium Implant Bars & Custom Abutments In-House—Part 2: Calculating the ROI and Profitability for Your Lab

Immediately following Part One of this series which outlines the technology required to successfully mill titanium implant parts, Jordan Greenberg and Neal Demazure explore features of the Datron D5 dental mill that can significantly increase your profitability. They also walk you through an ROI calculator...

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Salon II, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:30 pmto 5:00 pm All Ceramics All Options: Man and Machine Showroom

This clinic is designed to be an interactive learning experience and covers the following topics: digital case design, material selection, digital fabrication and production, and monolithic stain and glaze technique. Also, see the Wieland MINI mill, the Wieland Select mill, the 3 Shape Digital Scanner...

Garden 3, Lobby Level
3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Full Arch Zirconia Hybrids: Predictable Results with GC Initial ZR-FS and GC Initial Zirconia (Hands-On)

Bill Marais, RDT, gives a hands-on demonstration on how to achieve predictable results fabricating full arch zirconia hybrids with GC Initial ZR-FS and GC Initial Zirconia.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm TRIOS Ready

Lucas Walter covers how to set up Communicate--an advanced tool that lets labs and dentists share case information and view 3D designs online--and become TRIOS Ready.

Salon IV, 2nd Floor 1 Professional Development credit
3:30 pmto 4:30 pm What's OSHA Looking For?/Infection Control

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 including the required labels for the chemicals.

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Zirconia Coloring Made Easy by Using Enamel-Colored Zirconia

Zirconia is the choice of material for today’s restorative dentistry due to its strength, bio-compatibility and the potential to enhance esthetics. Asami Tanaka, CDT, NMD, and Shinsuke "Shin" Ashina, RDT, discuss this new concept for coloring full-monolithic zirconia restorations using a complete coloring system.

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
4:00 pm
4:00 pmto 6:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Begin with End in Hand

The key to successful implant prosthetics is communication and collaboration between the clinician and technician. Dr. William Perry and Rob Kreyer, CDT, explain how to begin with an end vision and understanding of all the diagnostic variables. They also discuss the indirect approach to implant prosthetics...

Garden 2, Lobby Level 2 Scientific credits
4:30 pmto 5:30 pm What's OSHA Looking For?/Infection Control

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 including the required labels for the chemicals.

Salon VI, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
6:00 pm
6:00 pmto 7:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium: Reception

Join Preat, Whip Mix and BEGO for the Creative Edge Symposium reception.  

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Garden 2, Lobby Level
Saturday, May 17
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Transitionally Shaded Zirconia: Prep Your Zirconia for Better Esthetics in 30 Seconds

Marlin Gohn, CDT, shows how to add transitional shading to your zirconia units. Using this 30-second finishing step helps you achieve lifelike esthetics.

Jose Muralles will be attending
Malibu Suite, 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...

Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor
8:00 amto 10:00 am Step Out of the Stone Age and Join the Digital Denture Revolution

AvaDent Digital Dentures bring the precision, speed and profitability of the automated, digital process to removable dentistry using Computer Aided Engineering (CAE).  No more stone models or bite rims; you maintain 100% control with AvaDent Connect Design Software. Learn the benefits of becoming...

Kevin Bortman will be attending
Salon VII, 2nd Floor
8:00 amto 10:00 am Implant Overdentures: How to Add Profit to the Bottom Line

Overdentures are the fastest growing area of dentistry and provide the best chance of increasing profit. Ronald Baggott, CDT, Peter Staubli, CDT, and James Ellison, CDT, cover various options for prosthetic restoration of edentulous arches, free standing implant attachments and bars. They focus on patient...

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Salon IV, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am The Importance of Occlusion in CAD/CAM Dentistry

As CAD/CAM technology continues to grow, basic knowledge must continue to be incorporated within these newer techniques. Occlusion is still the most important aspect of dentistry and technicians must understand its functional parameters while incorporating them into their technical processes. Peter Pizzi,...

Hermosa Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:30 amto 10:00 am Going Digital in the Small Lab: the Best Move You Will Ever Make!

Many small lab owners are still on the fence about making the decision to bring their lab into the digital age. The results of the journey can increase productivity, profitability and product and material offerings, and improve quality and control. Al Fillastre, CDT, focuses on the 3Shape Scanner and...

Linda Ketchum will be attending
Salon III, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
8:30 amto 4:30 pm Vident Workshops

These workshops run continuously throughout the day:   Breaking Free from the Assembly Line Removable Denture (approved for 1 Scientific credit per session): Dennis Purinton, CDT, shows how to manipulate variations of denture tooth setups with non-symmetrical arrangements, and develop a knack...

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Garden 4, Lobby Level
9:00 am
9:00 amto 9:45 am The Digital Dentistry Profit-Making Machine (In Korean)

Sean Han, CDT, explains why he made decision to go digital, material options and his experience with Sirona’s inLab system. He shares how he overcame the challenge by going digital and the results including productivity, better relationships with his customers and an increase in profit margin of...

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
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,...

Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor
9:00 amto 10:00 am Clinician Connections and Collaboration: Leveraging New Integrated Treatment Workflow Technology with NobelClinician™
  • Nobel Biocare USA
    Yorba Linda, CA
  • Jeffrey Kesting
    Senior Product Specialist NobelClinician & NobelProcera Nobel Biocare North America at Nobel Biocare Procera, LLC

Connect with more clinicians, increase lab efficiency and speed up restoration design through the new Integrated Treatment Workflow using NobelClinician software, the NobelProcera System and other digital workflow technology. Jeff Kesting demonstrates how adopting this team approach to treatment planning...

Salon I, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am Digital a to Z: Bring All Your Product Offerings into the Digital Workflow

Maximize your lab’s capacity by bringing all aspects of your product offering into the digital workflow. Marlin Gohn, CDT, shows how Argen can help support your lab with products ranging from digital models, high noble SLM copings, transitionally shaded milled zirconia, Digital Captek and many more.

Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
9:00 amto 2:30 pm Special Q&A Sessions

9:00am-9:30am: John Park 10:00am-10:30am: Bill Mrazek, CDT 11:00am-11:30am : Vanik Jinoian, MDT 1:00pm-1:30pm: Bobby Williams 2:00pm-2:30pm: Dennis Purinton, CDT

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Garden 4, Lobby Level
9:00 amto 4:00 pm All Ceramics All Options: Man and Machine Showroom

This clinic is designed to be an interactive learning experience and covers the following topics: digital case design, material selection, digital fabrication and production, and monolithic stain and glaze technique. Also, see the Wieland MINI mill, the Wieland Select mill, the 3 Shape Digital Scanner...

Linda Ketchum will be attending
Garden 3, Lobby Level
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Hands-On Table Clinic: Denture Base Characterization Made Simple

Are you using traditional pack and press or injection processing and want to incorporate denture base characterization into your lab? Pius Johannes Obwegeser, MDT, shows attendees an efficient way of producing a characterized denture with the Candulor Color Set. Also, learm how to cut your processing...

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Garden 3, Lobby Level
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Hands-On Table Clinic: e.max Made Simple (in Korean)

Steve Seunghoon Lee, CDT, MDC, shows attendees how IPS e.max can make life simpler for technicians and dentists. Held continuously throughout the day.

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Garden 3, Lobby Level
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Hands-On Table Clinic: It's All in the Details

Bill Parks, CDT, AAACD, shares principles to help you make better decisions relative to ingot selection, shade evaluation, tooth contour and morphology for anterior single-tooth replacement. This course focuses on the use of IPS e.max and also highlights shade communication, porcelain application and...

Garden 3, Lobby Level
9:00 amto 6:00 pm DENTSPLY Prosthetics Product Demonstrations

Join DENTSPLY Prosthetics for hourly demonstrations of products and services. Topics include: Celtra™ DUO—All-Ceramic Stain and Glaze Process Creative Ceramics featuring Ceramco®3 Cercon® Smart Ceramics featuring Ceramco®PFZ—Porcelain for Zirconia Cercon® ht 98mm Full...

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Garden 1, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit per one-hour session
9:30 amto 10:30 am New Advances in Lab Scanning Technology and CAD Design

Mark Massey shows the latest innovations from Zfx including a new premium scanner, Zfx Evolution. He also provides a live demonstration of the Zfx Dental CAD software, part of an open platform system with an intuitive, step-by-step design flow for creating a wide variety of restorations. 

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Laguna Suite, 2nd Floor
10:00 am
10:00 amto 10:50 am The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:00 amto 11:30 am Plans for Implementing Successful Custom Shade Matching on Aesthetic Anterior Cases (Lecture)

Luke Kahng, CDT, shows how to match single central teeth step-by-step; his “recipe” for successful lateral custom shade matching; how to understand cuspid color for matching shades with adjacent teeth; and the importance of communication between the patient, lab and dentist.

Salon VIII, 2nd Floor 1.5 Scientific credits
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
10:15 amto 11:00 am Effective Sales and Marketing Strategies for the Small Laboratory

Rendon Chambers shares how Express Dental Laboratory has managed to capture a significant market share in a short period of time and the importance a digital lab has in maintaining current clients and acquiring future clients.    

Linda Ketchum will be attending
Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Professional Development credit
10:30 amto 11:30 am CAD/CAM Technology Updates in Dentistry

Knowledge of software, milling machines, materials and material properties are fundamental to the clinical success and longevity of restorations. Michael Bergler, MDT, discusses the possibilities of various CAD/CAM systems and details the capabilities of most recent scanners and software and their influence on the daily lab business.

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 11:30 am Milling Titanium Implant Bars & Custom Abutments In-House—Part 1: What It Takes to Be Successful

Milling your own titanium implant parts can be very lucrative, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what’s involved. In Part One of this series, Neal Demazure and Jordan Greenberg explain which features are most important when choosing a scanner, CAM software and milling machine to ensure...

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Salon II, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 11:30 am NobelProcera® Hybrid Fixed-Implant Bar: New Design Applications for the All-on-4® Treatment Concept
  • Nobel Biocare USA
    Yorba Linda, CA
  • Jeffrey Kesting
    Senior Product Specialist NobelClinician & NobelProcera Nobel Biocare North America at Nobel Biocare Procera, LLC

Jeff Kesting discusses the new design capabilities of NobelProcera software and offers little-known tips and tricks for success when incorporating the new Hybrid wraparound bar and its application in the All-on-4 treatment concept. Also, learn how to gain greater restorative flexibility using the...

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Salon I, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 12:00 pm Growing a Small Lab with Old World Craftsmanship and New Age Technology

Gary Iocco explains how making the decision to introduce CAD/CAM into his small laboratory has increased profitability and enabled his lab to thrive in both the local and global economy.

Linda Ketchum will be attending
Salon III, 2nd Floor 1.5 Scientific 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, verification indexes and insertion keys. Joachim Mosch, MDT, explains how to economically make these splints and guides with primosplint; easily fabricate implant...

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Salon IV, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Learn Together, Succeed Together

Alessandro Cucchiaro, MDT, covers the physical and mechanical properties of zirconia and its role in dentistry today.

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Salon VI, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Digital Open Solutions: Integrating CAD/CAM Technologies into Your Laboratory

Terry Lorber provides an overview of the expanding ATLANTIS™ portfolio, including connectivity to intraoral scanning and guided surgery and the many benefits of incorporating a complete digital technology process.

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Professional Development credits
11:00 am
11:00 amto 11:50 am Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm New Advances in Lab Scanning Technology and CAD Design

Mark Massey shows the latest innovations from Zfx including a new premium scanner, Zfx Evolution. He also provides a live demonstration of the Zfx Dental CAD software, part of an open platform system with an intuitive, step-by-step design flow for creating a wide variety of restorations. 

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Laguna Suite, 2nd Floor
11:30 amto 12:15 pm The Power of Digital Dentistry

Jay Black, CDT, gives an in-depth overview of the new inLab SW 4.2, including real cases from his laboratory.   

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Scientific credit
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Denture Fabrication and Customization with NATURE-CRYL and Gradia (Hands-On)

With Gene Royzengurt.

Jose Muralles will be attending
Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Internal Stain World for Reproduction of Natural Teeth

Internal stain possesses many impressive benefits and contributes to the successful fabrication of natural-looking teeth. Alek Aronin, RDT, introduces various techniques of internal staining and reviews clinical cases to help you discover simple but powerful ways to perfect your work.

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Milling Titanium Implant Bars & Custom Abutments In-House—Part 2: Calculating the ROI and Profitability for Your Lab

Immediately following Part One of this series which outlines the technology required to successfully mill titanium implant parts, Jordan Greenberg and Neal Demazure explore features of the Datron D5 dental mill that can significantly increase your profitability. They also walk you through an ROI calculator...

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Salon II, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 1:45 pm All CEREC All the Time

Frank Acosta shares the potential and opportunity of digital impressions for your lab. He explains how to speak the same language as your doctors and provides tips on how to grow your lab with digital impressions.  

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Professional Development credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Clinician Connections and Collaboration: Leveraging New Integrated Treatment Workflow Technology with NobelClinician™
  • Nobel Biocare USA
    Yorba Linda, CA
  • Jeffrey Kesting
    Senior Product Specialist NobelClinician & NobelProcera Nobel Biocare North America at Nobel Biocare Procera, LLC

Connect with more clinicians, increase lab efficiency and speed up restoration design through the new Integrated Treatment Workflow using NobelClinician software, the NobelProcera System and other digital workflow technology. Jeff Kesting demonstrates how adopting this team approach to treatment planning...

Salon I, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm What's OSHA Looking for—Infection Control, CR6, Compressed Gases???

OSHA inspections of dental laboratories nationwide have increased. Gary Morgan reviews the most commonly cited standards including those that pertain to hazard communication, infection control, personal protective equipment, electrical and machinery and emergency action planning, including workplace violence. 

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm New Digital Communication Workflow Between Dentists and Laboratories

Technology is quickly advancing and many are looking forward to the day when digital impressions will be as simple, affordable and efficient as using a cell phone. Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, shows a communication tool that allows dentists to continue their traditional workflow and offers laboratories an...

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Old Wisdom--New Science (Lecture)

Joshua Polansky, MDT, discusses the communication tools required between doctors and technicians, from the initial treatment plan throughout the case. Focusing on photographic, relationship-based and restorative communication, he explains how to simplify the nightmares that plague many technicians and...

Ryan Megaw will be attending
Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Designing Challenging Flexible Partial Cases: the TCS Way

Elvis Rosado explains the design, block out and clasp options for ultimate functionality and patient comfort and the thought process for designing challenging TCS Removable Flexible Partial cases.

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

Chris and Tom Bormes provide an 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 type of attachment, and the different options available for bar and stud restorations.

Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor 2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Balancing Analog and Digital Solutions for C&B and RPD Manufacturing

Balancing digital workflow with traditional manufacturing can maximize outcomes. Susan Van Kinsbergen, CDT, and Martin Schmid, CDT, explore how to balance digital workflow, manual work, in-house manufacturing and outsourcing for higher quality and productivity.

Jose Muralles will be attending
Salon IV, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Origin-Haas 5HD Milling Center: Creating Custom Bars and Implants with Precision and Accuracy

Jesse Madsen demonstrates how the Origin-Haas 5HD uses new and improved strategies for milling one piece custom abutments, implant bars and bridges.

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm New Advances in Lab Scanning Technology and CAD Design

Mark Massey shows the latest innovations from Zfx including a new premium scanner, Zfx Evolution. He also provides a live demonstration of the Zfx Dental CAD software, part of an open platform system with an intuitive, step-by-step design flow for creating a wide variety of restorations. 

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Laguna Suite, 2nd Floor
2:15 pmto 3:00 pm Increasing your Revenues with inLab

Tra’ Chambers shares his story of how Sirona’s milling solutions and design suite have increased revenue at his lab while changing doctors’ and patients’ expectations. Also, learn how Sirona’s solutions can “lean” your laboratory manufacturing processes and help...

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Garden 2, Lobby Level 1 Professional Development credit
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm GC Zirconia Lustre Paste (Hands-On)

Joshua Polansky, MDT, demonstrates how to use GC Lustre Paste on zirconia.

Jose Muralles will be attending
Salon VIII, 2nd Floor
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm What's OSHA Looking for—Infection Control, CR6, Compressed Gases???

OSHA inspections of dental laboratories nationwide have increased. Gary Morgan reviews the most commonly cited standards including those that pertain to hazard communication, infection control, personal protective equipment, electrical and machinery and emergency action planning, including workplace violence. 

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit
3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The ORIGIN Intelligences Certified Scan & Design Training (Crown & Bridge)

James Campbell explains how to bring the power of CAD/CAM to your laboratory with a low-cost, high-value system that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive design including crown and bridge, implant abutments and Origin Live™ Full Contour Zirconia. With a fast scanning time, see how...

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Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Bringing Zirconia to Life: Consistency and Aesthetics with 29 Master Shades & Multilayer Pre-Shaded Disks

The Origin Live Zirconia 2 in 1 system allows users to mill substructures and full contour restorations on the same disc providing you with the strength and translucency to fulfill all zirconia needs. Scott Gallacher, CDT, explains how when pairing the system with the Chroma™ FC Zirconia Coloring...

Harbor Room, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm New Digital Communication Workflow Between Dentists and Laboratories

Technology is quickly advancing and many are looking forward to the day when digital impressions will be as simple, affordable and efficient as using a cell phone. Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, shows a communication tool that allows dentists to continue their traditional workflow and offers laboratories an...

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Salon VII, 2nd Floor 1 Scientific credit
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 want a natural-looking removable prosthesis but aren’t good candidates for or can’t afford implant-supported bridges. Tom Bormes teaches you the basics of design including...

Huntington Suite, 2nd Floor
3:30 pmto 4:15 pm Topic to be Determined

With Mark Jackson, RDT. Details to come.

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Garden 2, Lobby Level
4:00 pm
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm What's OSHA Looking for—Infection Control, CR6, Compressed Gases???

OSHA inspections of dental laboratories nationwide have increased. Gary Morgan reviews the most commonly cited standards including those that pertain to hazard communication, infection control, personal protective equipment, electrical and machinery and emergency action planning, including workplace violence. 

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Malibu Suite, 2nd Floor 1 Regulatory Standards credit