Friday, February 25
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7:30 amto 8:50 am Crystal Zirconia Breakfast

Join DLMS for its fourth anniversary Crystal Zirconia breakfast and roundtable. It includes an informal Q&A discussion with owners of some of the leading Crystal certified labs in the nation, discussing where they have been, what works right now, what they can expect next from the Crystal Zirconia...

Andrew Do will be attending
7:30 amto 5:00 pm B&D Dental Technologies Program

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

8:00 amto 10:00 am FDA Workshop

Mary Borg and Gary Morgan cover how to use SafeLink's Do-It-Yourself Quality Connection program on CD to develop and implement a fully functioning quality system according to FDA and DAMAS requirements. Attendees receive two hours of instruction plus the CD which includes sample forms, quality manual...

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

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

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4 Scientific CDT Credits
9:00 amto 10:30 am Technical Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Lab Profitable and Lean

Steve Nash, MDT, shares tips and tricks to help your lab become more profitable, productive and consistent using innovative new products. Learn how to use your waxing department and entry-level ceramist to decrease your labor per unit and increase your porcelain production, guaranteeing larger profit...

1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
9:00 amto 10:45 am Full Contour Zirconia Advanced Esthetics Course

Scott Atkin, RCDT, RMDT, presents an overview of advanced techniques for obtaining natural esthetic results from full contour and layered zirconia. Presentation includes design and milling tips, plus an overview of various shading, staining, glazing, and polishing systems and techniques. Each participant...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
9:45 amto 10:45 am Fiber is Good for You

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

1 Scientific CDT Credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am CAD/CAM Basics: What You NEED to Know

Four-axis vs. five-axis, wet vs. dry milling, open vs. closed, blocks vs. discs, tool changers, European, Asian or American-made? There are dozens of milling machines on the market now and behind all of the marketing language, what are the real differences? Kim Karpowitz, president of Turning Solutions,...

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11:00 amto 12:00 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please!

Get the most up-to-date review of OSHA and FDA requirements affecting laboratories from Mary Borg and Gary Morgan. Safety topics include infection control, emergency preparedness and chemical safety. Quality topics include traceability of patient contact materials, CAPA (corrective and preventive action)...

1 Regulatory Standards Credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Implant Bars: Everything You Want and Need to Know!

Tom Bormes covers the proper selection and fabrication of implant bars, including Hader, Dolder, Locator, Ceka, round, tapered, cast, milled, milled with attachments, ball attachments and more. Learn what information you need in order to determine the best bar system and type for each individual case,...

Thomas Bormes will be attending
1 Scientific CDT Credit
11:00 amto 12:30 pm Efficiency and Esthetics...Finding the 'Sweet Spot'

Trying times demand creative solutions in these days of economic uncertainty. In this lecture, Rick Sonntag, RDT, shows a number of ways the average laboratory can implement methods, procedures and materials that allow it to function more efficiently, yet still produce highly esthetic restorations. He...

1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
12:00 pmto 1:00 pm Crystal Diamond Working Lunch

Leading Crystal certified lab owners discuss their best practices for efficiently integrating zirconia milling and sintering into their labs' workflow and best ideas for marketing full-contour zirconia restorations to dentists and patients. In the past year, during an economic downturn, many Crystal...

1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Sirona inLab Users Workshop: inLab Software

You are invited to an interactive Q&A session with Barry Diener to learn about the latest features and additions to Sirona inLab. Find out everything you've always wanted to know but didn't have the opportunity to ask. Whether you have questions about scanning, designing or milling, this users' workshop...

1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Non-Precious is Becoming the Alloy of Choice!

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

2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm FDA Workshop

Mary Borg and Gary Morgan cover how to use SafeLink's Do-It-Yourself Quality Connection program on CD to develop and implement a fully functioning quality system according to FDA and DAMAS requirements. Attendees receive two hours of instruction plus the CD which includes sample forms, quality manual...

1:00 pmto 4:00 pm Proven Zirconia Solutions

Noritake's two-part LAB DAY program features five renowned guest speakers/presenters and includes two lectures on Friday and a full day of ongoing table clinics on Saturday. Friday speakers and topics include: Maximize Your Press Potential with Noritake Press Ceramics by Brian Lindke, CDT, and A Challenge...

2.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
1:30 pmto 3:00 pm Back to the Basics: How to Make Porcelains Bond to Different Alloys Without Issues

The PFM is still the most common restoration used in the industry and, as the cost of gold and other alloys increases every day, laboratories are searching for lower-cost alternatives such as more economical ceramics and alloys like palladium, base or titanium. Masayuki Hoshi, RDT, discusses methods...

1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
1:30 pmto 5:30 pm Grow Beyond Dentures with Implant Restorations

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

4 Scientific CDT Credits
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Microwave Sintering of Zirconia

Recent university studies have indicated that microwave-sintered zirconia is stronger, lasts longer, and offers increased smoothness and less wear against the opposing dentition. Any lab can improve its turnaround time by one full day with a microwave sintering oven. Especially as labs embrace full-contour...

2:00 pmto 5:00 pm Success Through Efficiency and Innovation-Large Lab Concepts for Medium- and Smaller-Sized (Co-Sponsored by Vident)

Moderator Mark Murphy, DDS, FAGD, guides this panel discussion of industry leaders, including Mary Borg, Ricki Braswell, Billy Drake, Josh Green, Richard Harrell, Amos Harting, Rick King and Chuck Yenkner. Sit back and gain incomparable insight into what it takes to be successful regardless of the size...

Approved for 3 Professional Development CDT Credits
2:00 pmto 5:00 pm Success Through Efficiency and Innovation-Large Lab Concepts for Medium- and Smaller-Sized (Co-Sponsored by Nobel Biocare)

Moderator Mark Murphy, DDS, FAGD, guides this panel discussion of industry leaders, including Mary Borg, Ricki Braswell, Billy Drake, Josh Green, Richard Harrell, Amos Harting, Rick King, and Chuck Yenkner. Sit back and gain incomparable insight into what it takes to be successful regardless of the size...

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3 Professional Development CDT Credits
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm High Speed 3D Model Printing Featuring Objet

This clinic offers a comparison of high-speed model printing solutions, including an analysis of a variety of milling and 3D wax printing systems, a discussion of build styles and factors affecting actual throughput and build volume, stacking and nesting techniques for extended unattended operations,...

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3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Sirona inLab Users Workshop: CEREC Connect

You are invited to an interactive Q&A session with Scott Bailey to learn about the world's largest digital dental network: CEREC Connect! Find out everything you've always wanted to know but didn't have the opportunity to ask. The combination of digital impressions from your dentists, CEREC Connect...

3:00 pmto 6:00 pm The Life of a Digital Crown

Join Zahn for this live, interactive journey through the Life of a Digital Crown. From intraoral and impression scanning, CAD design and CAM-manufactured models and restorations, discover the ease, accuracy and efficiency of manufacturing using digital solutions. Observe the latest CAD/CAM technology...

3 Scientific CDT Credits
3:15 pmto 4:15 pm Q & A on Removable, Fixed and Implant Cases

This troubleshooting program focuses on removable, fixed and implant cases. Tom Bormes; Martin Schmid, CDT; Dr. Roland Strietzel; and Bruce Keeling, CDT, cover design, choosing the best products for the case, communication with doctors, and time- and money-saving techniques.

1 Scientific CDT Credit
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Introducción a GC América: Initial IQ One Body Layer Over Metal (Lecture in Spanish)

Aprenda cuan productivo puede ser su laboratorio mediante la implementación de este revolucionario sistema para ceramica, GC Initial One Body Layer Over Metal. Mediante el uso de este concepto, podra lograr mejor uso de su tiempo y ahora pueden disfrutar de los beneficios de una mayor precisión y productividad...

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1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Custom Zirconia Abutments: The Next Big Thing!

As the baby boomers age, implant dentistry will be a profitable new growth area for labs that develop their expertise and establish market presence early. Scott Atkin, RCDT, RMDT, introduces the Crystal Abutment, a new zirconia custom abutment solution available exclusively from Crystal-certified laboratories...

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4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please!

Get the most up-to-date review of OSHA and FDA requirements affecting laboratories from Mary Borg and Gary Morgan. Safety topics include infection control, emergency preparedness and chemical safety. Quality topics include traceability of patient contact materials, CAPA (corrective and preventive action)...

1 Regulatory Standards Credit
Saturday, February 26
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7:30 amto 8:30 am Dental Laboratory Outsourcing: Is it Right for Your Lab?

Have you been curious about including outsourcing as a segment of your laboratory business or just reluctant due to negative publicity? Join Jim Erb, CDT, for an exciting presentation that provides you with the facts that will make you more comfortable incorporating this financial growth opportunity into your laboratory.

Jim Erb, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT Credit
7:30 amto 8:50 am Digital Dental Lab Owners Breakfast

This informal breakfast is for Digital Dental Lab milling system owners only. Come and network with other Digital Dental Lab owners as we discuss best practices and recent hardware and software improvements, including information on the latest from Delcam, 3Shape and other Digital Dental Lab partners.

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7:30 amto 9:00 am Transformation in the Dental Lab Industry

This panel discussion facilitated by Whip Mix's Stuart Steinbock covers the various changes in the industry in the wake of the recent recession. A panel of consultants, executives and industry leaders provide insight into how the overall industry and individual companies are adapting to meet the needs...

7:30 amto 9:30 am T-I-M-T-O-W-D-I (There is More Than One Way to do it!)

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

2 Scientific CDT Credits
7:30 amto 9:30 am The Enigma Cosmetic Denture

The latest addition to the Enigma System is a manual designed to help you set teeth in a natural and functional way. While many tooth setting systems follow rigid geometric rules in which appearance is a secondary concern, this system is more flexible in its focus on individual dental naturalism and...

Ruth Bourke will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
8:00 amto 8:30 am How to Attract New Accounts (in Good Times and Bad)

Designed for owners, managers and sales reps, this 30-minute seminar presents a proven formula for profitable direct mail marketing, including the necessary research, wording, format and follow-up techniques. Samples of successful materials are shown along with proof of results. Attendees receive complete...

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8:00 amto 9:00 am IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

8:00 amto 9:30 am Ceramic Artistry—Materials, Man and Machines

Zirconia and CAD/CAM have almost become the mantra of dental ceramics. While both are potentially wonderful, they are still relatively new and not without complications. Other materials, such as alumina-based ceramics, glass ceramics and feldspathic ceramics, should still be considered as they can offer...

1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
8:00 amto 9:45 am Creating Natural Beauty and Intrinsic Color Transmission with Lava™ DVS Full Contour Digital Crowns: A Unique New All-Ceramic Restoration

This new innovative milled porcelain overlay fused to zirconia imparts intrinsic color, more consistent results and improved productivity. Sang Jun, CDT, focuses on both the conventional fusion technique as well as his patent-pending advanced stain techniques that use internal stains to mimic nature...

Sang Jun, CDT will be attending
8:00 amto 10:00 am The Lost Art: Removable Partial Dentures

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Next-Gen CAD/CAM for Removables and Fixed: Now That's SensAble

Learn how the SensAble Dental Lab system can quickly and easily design fixed and removable restorations using "virtual touch" and "IntelliFit" technology. The program covers digital design of flexible and metal partials, veneers, full-contour crowns and bridges as well as metal occlusion, metal dummies,...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Non-Precious is Becoming the Alloy of Choice!

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

2 Scientific CDT Credits
8:00 amto 10:30 am Hands-On Interactive Technology Forum

BIOMET 3i's digital dental portfolio offers laboratories and clinicians a wide range of esthetic solutions for their patients, including the proprietary and patented Encode® Impression System, an efficient, time-saving system for customized abutments; customized 3i® Incise™ copings and...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
8:00 amto 12:00 pm Attachment Use with Implants

James Ellison, CDT, offers a simplified approach to implant restoration for the fully and partially edentulous patient and covers various aspects of free-standing and tooth-connected implant-supported restorations. The ERA overdenture concept along with various types of bar-supported overdentures is also explored.

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8:00 amto 2:00 pm The World Speaks e.max in Chicago

This program consists of four one-hour clinics: Dental professionals from around the world depend on IPS e.max on a daily basis. From single-unit crowns to beautiful and durable veneer cases, IPS e.max lithium disilicate has become the standard of care for all-ceramic restorations. And now, Ivoclar...

8:00 amto 4:00 pm Dentsply Technical Courses

The following one-hour courses are held simultaneously and repeated every hour on the hour. Each course is approved for 1 Scientific CDT credit. CAD/CAM Systems—Agility by Design: Learn the advantages and disadvantages of open and closed systems. The Cercon® art/eye and 3Shape scanning...

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8:00 amto 5:00 pm Jensen Clinics

As in past years, Jensen offers a complete and exciting schedule of educational events. Jensen and its professional team of educational partners are busy creating the perfect way for you to spend your day while visiting LMT LAB DAY. Stay tuned for detailed information on key topics and speakers.

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8:00 amto 5:00 pm NobelProcera Exhibition: Solutions for All Indications

Come see how your laboratory can stay competitive and achieve even more success. Stop by the NobelProcera lounge for a unique, interactive experience highlighting new materials and solutions designed for your laboratory. While enjoying complimentary refreshments, take time to peruse Nobel Biocare's hands-on...

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8:30 amto 9:30 am Choosing Unlikely Materials to Achieve Exceptional Aesthetics

Zirconia has been widely used to achieve exceptional fit and esthetics while providing necessary strength in all areas of the mouth. In this implant case review, Jim Erb, CDT, explains how a combination of zirconia and ceramic materials can be used to provide the patient with the optimal esthetic result...

Jim Erb, CDT will be attending
1 Scientific CDT Credit
8:30 amto 10:00 am New Dimensions in Communication with CEREC Connect

Learn about the versatility of Sirona inLab's CAD/CAM solutions and implement strategies to move ahead of your competitors. Chad Rogers covers how CAD/CAM technology really works and how he has distinguished his laboratory by using CEREC Connect to provide clients with the fastest turnarounds and most...

Chad Rogers will be attending
1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
8:30 amto 10:00 am infiniDent: Entering a World of Infinite Possibilities

Sirona inLab combined with infiniDent, Sirona's central production facility, gives your laboratory endless opportunities! Join Michael Suris as he shares the success he's had using in-house milling for certain cases and how he incorporates infiniDent to expand his workbench. Learn how to cost-effectively...

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1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
8:30 amto 10:00 am Producing Bridges, Copings, Implants and Models from CAD Data Via Laser-Sintering

Laboratories are using laser-sintering, a manufacturing technology that uses CAD data to build up parts additively layer by layer. Learn about direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS) for producing about 450 units for crowns and bridges in 24 hours, unattended, with the capacity to produce implants, etc.,...

1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
8:30 amto 5:00 pm Zahn Dental High Technology Symposium

This program allows attendees to drop in throughout the day. Explore the life of a digital crown with Zahn Dental. Discover the ease, accuracy and efficiency of Zahn's digital technology solutions—from a digital prescription to intra-oral and impression scanning, CAD design and CAM manufacturing....

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9:00 amto 10:00 am Mastering Custom Shading Techniques

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

1 Scientific CDT Credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am Full-Contour Zirconia: OSD Introduces the Next "Millennium Concept™"

Many new full-contour zirconia systems are about to hit the market. How do we decide which material to use and for which indication? Is it just what the doctor wants, or should we educate them as well? Knowing which material for which indication is paramount for the success of the restoration and growing...

9:00 amto 10:00 am Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before and after sintering to achieve fluorescence and incisal translucency. This...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am Zenostar and Zenoflex Dimensions

Learn about Zenoflex Dimensions Porcelain and why it's the answer to a strong, esthetic monolithic restoration. Zenoflex Dimensions is a unique and economical veneering porcelain system. Charles Warren covers how it can help you be more productive and still maintain high quality, esthetic results; how...

1 Scientific CDT Credit Each
9:00 amto 10:00 am Amann Girrbach Ceramill Mall (Latest Advancements for Affordable Inhouse CAD/CAM Technology)

Dietmar Schaan, CDT, MDT, covers the Ceramill Mall Inhouse CAD/CAM System and implant software, including system features, benefits and the compelling ROI. He also offers a practical, hands-on system demonstration.

9:00 amto 10:30 am Table Clinics

This program consists of three 30-minute clinics that are held consecutively; each clinic is approved for .5 Scientific CDT credit Implant Bar Design Simplified:Tom Zaleske, AS, shares his design rules for implant-supported bars; learn tips to help make your next case go smoothly. Waxing...

Craig Pickett will be attending
9:00 amto 10:45 am Full Contour Zirconia Advanced Esthetics Course

Scott Atkin, RCDT, RMDT, presents an overview of advanced techniques for obtaining natural esthetic results from full contour and layered zirconia. Presentation includes design and milling tips, plus an overview of various shading, staining, glazing, and polishing systems and techniques. Each participant...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Proven Zirconia Solutions

These ongoing table clinic demonstrations are Part II of Noritake's Friday lecture program (for details, see Noritake's ad on page 39). Alek Aronin, RDT, demonstrates layering techniques of internal staining and ceramic buildups using CZR; Hiroki Goto, RDT, covers the advanced multiple layering techniques...

9:00 amto 5:00 pm Straumann Clinics

The following one-hour sessions are held simultaneously on the hour beginning at 9:00am. The ballroom also includes a Straumann CARES Digital World Center for self-guided demonstrations of surgical planning software and template fabrication, advanced CAD/CAM prosthetics with the CARES Scan CS2 in-lab...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit Each
9:15 amto 9:45 am How to Attract New Accounts (in Good Times and Bad)

Designed for owners, managers and sales reps, this 30-minute seminar presents a proven formula for profitable direct mail marketing, including the necessary research, wording, format and follow-up techniques. Samples of successful materials are shown along with proof of results. Attendees receive complete...

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9:45 amto 10:30 am Profitable Restorations with Milled Titanium

Clinicians and patients appreciate titanium's biocompatibility, high strength, light weight and relatively high insurance reimbursement. An increasing number of technicians are embracing NobelProcera™ Titanium copings and frameworks for their consistently precise fit, ease of integration in laboratory...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

10:00 amto 11:00 am Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before and after sintering to achieve fluorescence and incisal translucency. This...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
10:15 amto 11:15 am Amann Girrbach Ceramill Mall: Abutment Software Ceramill m-plant

Thomas Gienger, CDT, MDT, covers the Ceramill Mall Inhouse CAD/CAM System and implant abutment m-plant software and techniques. He covers system features, benefits and the compelling ROI and offers a practical, hands-on system demonstration.

10:15 amto 12:00 pm Digital Dentistry: Evolution or Revolution?

The implementation of new technology involves continuous discovery, education and practice. The evolution of digital technology offers versatile systems that enhance the relationship between dentists and technicians, resulting in greater predictability. Dr. Dennis Fasbinder uses clinical Lava™...

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10:15 amto 12:15 pm Modern Techniques for Fixed and Removable Implant Restorations

Darwin Bagley, CDT, covers techniques for using a wide variety of components and attachments for fixed and removable implant restorations, maximizing esthetics using CAD/CAM and zirconia, and step-by-step process for immediate-loading implants that focuses on the interaction between the laboratory and dentist.

2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm All About Zirconia

Enrico Steger discusses the advantages of zirconia and his experiences with it, including the technical and physical features of the milling axis as well as milling strategies and their impact on results. He also presents his latest invention, the Prettau Bridge, a 100% zirconia restoration with the...

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2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm Implants Made Easy

A successful implant case starts with proper centric relation, implant position planning, the right scanning, implant surgical guides, verification indexes and insertion keys. Joachim Mosch, CDT, explains how to fabricate economical splints, guides and keys with Primosplint, a light-cured composite splint...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm Adding Higher Value to Your Removable Prosthetic Products

The word is out on removable prosthetics and today's market is becoming increasingly competitive. Tom Zaleske, AS, focuses on products and techniques that add value to your current conventional, implant-borne or partial denture products without a major purchase, including thermoforming; natural waxing...

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2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm Are You Ready for CAD/CAM and is CAD/CAM Ready for You?

To help decide if CAD/CAM is right for you, Laserdenta's John Just explains why it's not a silver bullet, and covers what to look for in a CAD/CAM system and the differences between a variety of systems. He also helps you understand the importance of high quality materials versus low quality materials.

John Just will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm Taking Valplast to the Next Level

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

Peter Nagy will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm New Generation in Removable Prosthesis

Dr. Juan Cabrera covers the newest advances in flexible partials, including designs, implant applications, indications and how to fabricate successful restorations. This lecture can help you understand this controversial topic.

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10:15 amto 12:15 pm Making Great Removables with State-of-the-Art Thermoplastics

Kris Schermerhorn, CDT, AAS, describes the many options available to replace metal and acrylic with state-of-the-art thermoplastics. Whether you're fabricating clasps, removable partial dentures, provisionals or anti-snoring appliances, he details the advantages of thermoplastics, provides step-by-step...

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2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:30 amto 11:00 am How to Attract New Accounts (in Good Times and Bad)

Designed for owners, managers and sales reps, this 30-minute seminar presents a proven formula for profitable direct mail marketing, including the necessary research, wording, format and follow-up techniques. Samples of successful materials are shown along with proof of results. Attendees receive complete...

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10:30 amto 11:00 am Snap-On Smile: An Alternative to Traditional Removable Partials

Den-Mat is reaching out to laboratories to help meet the demand for producing Snap-on Smiles. Come to this informative lecture to learn more about how you can be a part of this new opportunity, generating new demand for your laboratory and another way to grow and develop your customers.

Rob Brenneise will be attending
10:30 amto 11:30 am Full Coutour Zirconia

The new full-contour zirconia system offers an efficient and reliable method for producing full-contour restorations and consists of preshaded zirconia discs, stain pastes, modifier pastes and leucite-containing glaze. Using the five pre-shaded zirconia discs and set of eight stain pastes, you can achieve...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
10:30 amto 11:30 am Digital Advancements in Dental Laboratory Production

This program explores the production, profitability and standardization benefits and drawbacks of incorporating digital technologies in your laboratory. It discusses the efficiencies of the digital production workflow, the most current information on digital scanners and fabrication technologies, and...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
10:30 amto 12:00 pm Digital Darwinism: The Survival of the Fittest

In this highly competitive industry, we are realizing that we can either join the digital (r)evolution or vanish. Norbert Ulmer, MBA, discusses the opportunities and challenges digital technologies present to laboratories. He covers the most critical areas of technology selection, integration and marketing...

Norbert Ulmer will be attending
1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
10:30 amto 12:00 pm Producing Bridges, Copings, Implants and Models from CAD Data Via Laser-Sintering

Laboratories are using laser-sintering, a manufacturing technology that uses CAD data to build up parts additively layer by layer. Learn about direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS) for producing about 450 units for crowns and bridges in 24 hours, unattended, with the capacity to produce implants, etc.,...

1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
10:30 amto 12:00 pm The Technical, Financial and Competitive Benefits of a Complete CAD/CAM System

Investing in new technologies requires careful research and this is especially true for small- to medium-sized labs considering an in-house CAD/CAM system. Bill Mrazek, BS, CDT, covers how to make a sound purchasing decision by assessing the various restorations that can be fabricated, material selection,...

1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
10:30 amto 12:00 pm How to Profitably Integrate "Press To" Technologies and Vericore Virtually Designed Custom Abutments into Your Laboratory

Brian Lindke, CDT, shares his proven tricks and techniques to help you increase profits in your laboratory using "Press To" technologies and Whip Mix's new virtually designed custom abutments. He covers how he has integrated pressing technology into his lab and his techniques for making press technology...

10:30 amto 12:30 pm Next-Gen CAD/CAM for Removables and Fixed: Now That's SensAble

Learn how the SensAble Dental Lab system can quickly and easily design fixed and removable restorations using "virtual touch" and "IntelliFit" technology. The program covers digital design of flexible and metal partials, veneers, full-contour crowns and bridges as well as metal occlusion, metal dummies,...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm The ABC's of Dental Technology: Art, Business and Communication for the Laboratory Technician

Doing well in the laboratory industry today requires more skill than just working at the bench. Creating your own brand through the use of art, design and creativity enables you to succeed in today's challenging laboratory industry. Joshua Polansky, MBC, BA, MDC, covers some of the keys to success in...

1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Implant Bars: Everything You Want and Need to Know!

Tom and Chris Bormes cover the proper selection and fabrication of implant bars, including Hader, Dolder, Locator, Ceka, round, tapered, cast, milled, milled with attachments, ball attachments and more. Learn what information you need in order to determine the best bar system and type for each individual...

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
10:45 amto 12:00 pm Occlusion and Attachments: The Underlying Scheme for Successful Overdentures

Gain the competitive edge you need in the implant overdenture arena. Dennis Urban covers how to fabricate successful overdenture cases including impressions, bite registration and articulation; quality communication/correct protocol between the entire dental team; and various setup techniques using Vita...

1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
11:00 amto 12:00 pm IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

11:00 amto 12:00 pm Full-Contour Zirconia: OSD Introduces the Next "Millennium Concept™"

Many new full-contour zirconia systems are about to hit the market. How do we decide which material to use and for which indication? Is it just what the doctor wants, or should we educate them as well? Knowing which material for which indication is paramount for the success of the restoration and growing...

11:00 amto 12:00 pm Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before and after sintering to achieve fluorescence and incisal translucency. This...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
11:00 amto 1:00 pm Become and Expert in the Crown & Bridge Department

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

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2 Scientific CDT Credits
11:30 amto 12:00 pm How to Attract New Accounts (in Good Times and Bad)

Designed for owners, managers and sales reps, this 30-minute seminar presents a proven formula for profitable direct mail marketing, including the necessary research, wording, format and follow-up techniques. Samples of successful materials are shown along with proof of results. Attendees receive complete...

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11:30 amto 12:00 pm Snap-On Smile: An Alternative to Traditional Removable Partials

Den-Mat is reaching out to laboratories to help meet the demand for producing Snap-on Smiles. Come to this informative lecture to learn more about how you can be a part of this new opportunity, generating new demand for your laboratory and another way to grow and develop your customers.

Rob Brenneise will be attending
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Amann Girrbach Ceramill Mall: Digital Function and Design Inhouse and Easier than Ever

Achim Wennekers, CDT, covers the Ceramill Mall Inhouse CAD/CAM System focusing on digital function and design, system features and benefits, and the compelling ROI. He also offers a practical, hands-on system demonstration.

11:30 amto 1:30 pm Hands-On Interactive Technology Forum

BIOMET 3i's digital dental portfolio offers laboratories and clinicians a wide range of esthetic solutions for their patients, including the proprietary and patented Encode® Impression System, an efficient, time-saving system for customized abutments; customized 3i® Incise™ copings and...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
12:00 pmto 12:50 pm How To Mill Full Contour Zirconia on the Sirona InLab®

Now Sirona inLab customers can mill full-contour zirconia restorations using Crystal Zirconia blocks designed specifically for Sirona inLab and inLab XL machines. Learn how to integrate full-contour zirconia into a smaller lab environment and compete with large labs offering the strongest and most translucent...

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12:00 pmto 2:00 pm Table Clinics

This program consists of three 30-minute clinics that are held consecutively; each is approved for .5 Scientific CDT credits. Using Virtually Designed Abutments to Increase Profitability and Predictability of Implant Dentistry: Robert Henson, CDT, demonstrates how using the 3Shape Virtual...

12:45 pmto 1:45 pm Amann Girrbach Ceramill Mall (Latest Advancements for Affordable Inhouse CAD/CAM Technology)

Thomas Gienger, CDT, MDT, covers the Ceramill Mall Inhouse CAD/CAM System and implant software, including system features, benefits and the compelling ROI. He also offers a practical, hands-on system demonstration.

1:00 pmto 1:50 pm The Chicago 2011 CAD/CAM Challenge

Join our panelists for an informal discussion of more than a dozen different CAD/CAM solutions they have owned or worked with over the years. No marketing pitches here: learn about the strengths and weakness of various systems via Q&A from actual users of the technologies. Talk to owners of Sirona,...

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1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Full-Contour Zirconia: OSD Introduces the Next "Millennium Concept™"

Many new full-contour zirconia systems are about to hit the market. How do we decide which material to use and for which indication? Is it just what the doctor wants, or should we educate them as well? Knowing which material for which indication is paramount for the success of the restoration and growing...

1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Refining the Gold Market

John Maguire explains why investment demand for gold continues to drive gold prices higher and offers tips to maximize your gold scrap returns.

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Noritake EX-3 Press: The Contemporary PFM Made Simple

Using the Noritake EX-3 Press system, learn correct pressing principles that provide a predictable, successful experience each and every time. Kent Kohli, CDT, covers how to use the various components and modifiers within the ceramic system to simply create complex effects, including: proper design and...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before and after sintering to achieve fluorescence and incisal translucency. This...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Thriving in Challenging Times

In today's economy, many labs are not only surviving but thriving. Although laboratories come in all shapes, sizes and types, the keys to success are the same: managers that are actively and aggressively engaged in their business and working "on" not just "in" the laboratory. Chuck Yenkner discusses...

Chuck Yenkner will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT Credit
1:00 pmto 2:20 pm 3Shape Dental System 2011

3Shape's CTO and Co-Founder, Tais Clausen, demonstrates how 3Shape's latest innovative technologies can offer labs profit-making capabilities. Clausen covers 3Shape's newest scanner generations and Dental System 2011 and demonstrates many powerful new features.

1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Tomorrow's Digital Technician...Today

Join Eddie Corrales as he shares the synergies of the dentist and lab through CEREC and inLab technology via CEREC Connect. Learn about the latest developments in doctor and laboratory communication and how to communicate directly and efficiently with your professional partners. Corrales shows you how...

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1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Sirona inLab: The TRUE Extension to Practically Every Department in Your Lab

inLab is now a virtual and vital extension for your fixed restoration department. Lindy Sikes, CDT, shares his facts, failures and financial calculations and covers how to honestly increase your production with outstanding results in waxing, finishing, porcelain to metal and all ceramics without the...

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1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Stud Attachment-Retained Overdentures: Implant and Root-Retained

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Valuing Technology in Providing Best Outcomes and Productivity for Implant Restorations

Through presentation, table clinics and computer workstations, Lee Culp, CDT, and Dr. Arnie Rosen review a variety of technologies, including impression taking, CT analysis, surgical guides and Virtual Abutment Design (VAD™) for the fabrication of patient-specific abutments. Atlantis™ patient-specific...

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2 Professional Development CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Making Your Lab More Efficient: Advanced Techniques in Creating Dentures

Learn how to make your lab run more efficiently and about the benefits of injection fit vs. packed fit dentures. Billy Goddard also covers custom staining dentures, The Staub Cranial Dental System and how these advanced techniques benefit not only your lab, but your relationship with your dentists.

2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm CAD/CAM-Designed Metal Copings and Refining at Argen

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

2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Next-Gen CAD/CAM for Removables and Fixed: Now That's SensAble

Learn how the SensAble Dental Lab system can quickly and easily design fixed and removable restorations using "virtual touch" and "IntelliFit" technology. The program covers digital design of flexible and metal partials, veneers, full-contour crowns and bridges as well as metal occlusion, metal dummies,...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Digital Removable Partial Design & Wax Printing

Join Cad Blu Dental as it presents its complete solution for digital RPD design and manufacturing, including 3Shape's groundbreaking RPD software and Cad Blu's exclusive digital graphics tablet that allows the user to draw partial frameworks on screen in under 15 minutes. Then see how outputting to a...

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2 Professional Development CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm "The UCLA Style" Successful Fixed Implant Reconstruction

Jungo Endo, RDT, presents clinical cases from UCLA that illustrate implant treatments for edentulous patients; communication between doctor, patient and technician using a wax prototype try-in technique; casting problems and solutions; the use and benefits of KDF Neo Super Cascom; and how to create a...

1:00 pmto 3:00 pm The Enigma Cosmetic Denture

The latest addition to the Enigma System is a manual designed to help you set teeth in a natural and functional way. While many tooth setting systems follow rigid geometric rules in which appearance is a secondary concern, this system is more flexible in its focus on individual dental naturalism and...

Ruth Bourke will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm OT Equator 3 in 1 System: Cost Effective Attachment Treatment Planning for Implants and Milled or Cast Bar Connections

Gianni Storni, CDT, introduces the newest components of the OT Equator 3 in 1 System. He illustrates technical and clinical advantages of the low-profile, space-saving 4.4mm width and 2.1 vertical dimensions in comparison with other attachment systems. He demonstrates how OT Equator 3 in 1 offers multi-functional...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 3:15 pm The Art of Teamwork in the Rehabilitation of the Edentulous Patient: A Dentist and Technician Teamwork Approach to Dentures

Dr. Mark Castle and Mike Pontack, CDT, take you step by step through this Swiss-influenced denture approach developed by Dr. John Frush at the Swissedent foundation. They cover how to achieve superior esthetics through close attention to the patient's anatomic landmarks and facial features, simple selection...

Mark Castle will be attending
2.5 Scientific CDT Credits
1:15 pmto 3:00 pm Digital Restorative Fabrication: Use of Digital Technologies to Achieve Optimal Restorative Results

The Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner (C.O.S.) offers efficiency and accuracy required to create precisely fitted restorations, resulting in a more satisfying experience for the dentist and patient. Dr. Brian Schroder and Chris Brown, BSEE, review the fundamentals of prep design, isolation and provisionalization...

1:30 pmto 2:00 pm Snap-On Smile: An Alternative to Traditional Removable Partials

Den-Mat is reaching out to laboratories to help meet the demand for producing Snap-on Smiles. Come to this informative lecture to learn more about how you can be a part of this new opportunity, generating new demand for your laboratory and another way to grow and develop your customers.

Rob Brenneise will be attending
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm Digital Advancements in Dental Laboratory Production

This program explores the production, profitability and standardization benefits and drawbacks of incorporating digital technologies in your laboratory. It discusses the efficiencies of the digital production workflow, the most current information on digital scanners and fabrication technologies, and...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
1:30 pmto 3:00 pm Comprehensive Clinical and Laboratory Management of Various Types of Ceramic Interfaces

Patients often require a combination of restoration types. The ceramist must consider esthetic and functional outcomes using different techniques and materials, and the dental team must understand each other's needs in order to deliver predictable restorations. Gilbert Young, CDT, covers how to better...

Gilbert Young will be attending
1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm How to Make HUGE Profits with Full Contour Zirconia

This is the updated 2011 version of the presentation that jumpstarted the full-contour zirconia market in the U.S. Scott Atkin presents recent clinical results, scientific research and market data regarding zirconia restorations, including a cost analysis showing how solid "translithic" zirconia offers...

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2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Refining the Gold Market

John Maguire explains why investment demand for gold continues to drive gold prices higher and offers tips to maximize your gold scrap returns.

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before and after sintering to achieve fluorescence and incisal translucency. This...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Amann Girrbach Model Management Using the Giroform Model Fabrication System and Design

Dietmar Schann, CDT, MDT, covers "Model Management" using the Giroform Model Fabrication System. He discusses the importance of stone expansion control and accuracy using the AG Smartbox, Smartmix, and design functional diagnostics through articulation methods.

2:00 pmto 3:00 pm IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

2:00 pmto 3:30 pm Removable Prosthetics: Creating Natural Esthetics in Wax

Today patients and clients expect a natural-looking denture. Tom Zaleske, AS, covers products, techniques and tips that can help meet those expectations, including heat-controlled waxing instruments, Whip Mix Digital Touch Wax carving pencil, wax choices and techniques, how melting temperatures and wax...

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2:15 pmto 3:15 pm Driving Customer Equity: A Strategy for "Good" Growth

Dr. Mark Murphy explains how your lab can grow and be healthier by developing, implementing and empowering your team to measure, monitor and manage the four tenets of customer equity: retention, client growth, cross selling and acquisition. He covers how to implement a systematized approach to strategic...

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1 Professional Development CDT Credit
2:30 pmto 3:00 pm Snap-On Smile: An Alternative to Traditional Removable Partials

Den-Mat is reaching out to laboratories to help meet the demand for producing Snap-on Smiles. Come to this informative lecture to learn more about how you can be a part of this new opportunity, generating new demand for your laboratory and another way to grow and develop your customers.

Rob Brenneise will be attending
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Successful Removable Implant Prosthetics with Myerson Thermoplastics

The applications of thermoplastics in dentistry are ever expanding. Kris Schermerhorn, CDT, AAS, explains how Myerson's new range of thermoplastic materials can be used to make fixed temporaries that snap into place without using cement, flexible partials with attachments, screw-retained fixed temporaries,...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
2:30 pmto 5:00 pm Hands-On Interactive Technology Forum

BIOMET 3i's digital dental portfolio offers laboratories and clinicians a wide range of esthetic solutions for their patients, including the proprietary and patented Encode® Impression System, an efficient, time-saving system for customized abutments; customized 3i® Incise™ copings and...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Full-Contour Zirconia: OSD Introduces the Next "Millennium Concept™"

Many new full-contour zirconia systems are about to hit the market. How do we decide which material to use and for which indication? Is it just what the doctor wants, or should we educate them as well? Knowing which material for which indication is paramount for the success of the restoration and growing...

3:00 pmto 4:00 pm IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

3:00 pmto 4:15 pm 3Shape Dental System 2011

3Shape's CTO and Co-Founder, Tais Clausen, demonstrates how 3Shape's latest innovative technologies can offer labs profit-making capabilities. Clausen covers 3Shape's newest scanner generations and Dental System 2011 and demonstrates many powerful new features.

3:00 pmto 4:20 pm 3Shape Dental System 2011

3Shape's CTO and Co-Founder, Tais Clausen, demonstrates how 3Shape's latest innovative technologies can offer labs profit-making capabilities. Clausen covers 3Shape's newest scanner generations and Dental System 2011 and demonstrates many powerful new features.

3:15 pmto 4:15 pm Amann Girrbach Ceramill Mall: Digital Function and Design Inhouse and Easier than Ever

Achim Wennekers, CDT, covers the Ceramill Mall Inhouse CAD/CAM System focusing on digital function and design, system features and benefits, and the compelling ROI. He also offers a practical, hands-on system demonstration.

3:30 pmto 4:30 pm Quality Dental Laboratory Systems and Lean

Learn how you can generate improved efficiency and savings in your lab through proper design of your quality system and incorporating the principles of lean manufacturing, including 6S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain and Safety). SafeLink Consulting's Mary Borg covers how to reduce non-conforming...

1 Regulatory Standards CDT Credit
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Lustre Paste Extrodinaire

Bob Posey, CDT, covers the many different applications of lustre paste, including techniques for foil and refractory veneers; pressed veneers; and pressed all-ceramic, full-coverage crowns. Learn how value, hue and chroma can be controlled with GC Lustre pastes and how these unique new materials and...

Robert Posey will be attending
1.5 Professional Development CDT Credits
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Fiber is Good for You

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Tech Talk

This program is an open discussion with technical experts about pressing technology, comprehensive model work and esthetic controls, going Lean in the model room, Captek with Vericore custom abutments and other lab challenges.

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1.5 Scientific CDT Credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Next-Gen CAD/CAM for Removables and Fixed: Now That's SensAble

Learn how the SensAble Dental Lab system can quickly and easily design fixed and removable restorations using "virtual touch" and "IntelliFit" technology. The program covers digital design of flexible and metal partials, veneers, full-contour crowns and bridges as well as metal occlusion, metal dummies,...

2 Scientific CDT Credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Making Your Lab More Efficient: Advanced Techniques in Creating Dentures

Learn how to make your lab run more efficiently and about the benefits of injection fit vs. packed fit dentures. Billy Goddard also covers custom staining dentures, The Staub Cranial Dental System and how these advanced techniques benefit not only your lab, but your relationship with your dentists.

2 Scientific CDT Credits
3:30 pmto 5:45 pm The Three Dimensions of Biological Landmark-Based Rehabilitations

Anton Voitik, MDT, demonstrates how facial, cranial and anatomic landmark use significantly impacts everyday laboratory work, from "before case" diagnostics to completion of exquisite removable and fixed rehabilitations.

2.25 Scientific CDT Credits
3:45 pmto 5:45 pm Develop with Simplicity, Create with Innovation

Esteban Xam-mar offers an introduction to exclusive alternative solutions for implantology, including the innovative Dynamic Abutment. Using real clinical case examples, he offers techniques to optimize time and maximize profits in the laboratory without affecting work quality.

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3:45 pmto 5:45 pm Zirconia Problem Solving: Color, Fit, and Bonding

Evolving CAD/CAM technology and the development of precise coloring and bonding materials make problematic zirconia applications a thing of the past. Dr. Asami Tanaka, CDT, and Shin Ashina, RDT, introduce revolutionary materials, including fluorescent colorants; techniques for both pre-sintered and...

Asami Tanaka will be attending
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm The Top 10 Secrets of THE Most Successful U.S. Labs

TOP SECRET! This final session of DLMS's conference is for dental lab owners only (no staff or vendors), so you must either pre-register or show your business card at the door. DLMS presents the results of an informal/confidential survey of leading medium-sized U.S. laboratories and you have an opportunity...

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4:00 pmto 5:00 pm IODIS (Intraoral Digital Impression System) Demonstrations

Clōn 3D's Gary Fichtner, CDT, offers live demonstrations of IODIS, its new powderless intraoral digital impression system and the option to sign-up as a beta test laboratory.

4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before and after sintering to achieve fluorescence and incisal translucency. This...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
4:30 pmto 5:30 pm Amann Girrbach Ceramill Mall: Latest Advancements for Affordable Inhouse CAD CAM Technology (lecture in Spanish)

Ramon Flores covers the Ceramill Mall Inhouse CAD/CAM System and implant software, including features, benefits and the compelling ROI. He also offers a practical, hands-on system demonstration.