Friday, February 24
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

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

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

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 5:00 pm Complete CAD/CAM Dentistry with CadBlu

These one-hour sessions are held simultaneously and repeated throughout the day: Intraoral Scanning and Model Printing: The need to work in an all-digital workspace is increasing and digital impressions are estimated to see double digit growth rates in the years to come. Stop by this workshop...

9:00 am
9:00 amto 9:50 am Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 10:45 am Creative Edge: Stud Attachment Retained Overdentures - Implant and Root Retained (co-sponsored by BEGO)

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 12:30 pm Prep To Press

In part one of this two-part course, Dirk Sommerfeld, MDT, shows the proper way to fabricate an esthetic anterior waxup using innovative products and techniques to increase waxing and porcelain production and consistency. He also covers how to get the proper results when pressing and includes important...

3.5 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 5:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium (co-sponsored by BEGO)

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

9:00 amto 5:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium

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

9:00 amto 5:00 pm Creative Edge Symposium (co-sponsored by BEGO)

For this year's Creative Edge Symposium, Bego USA, Preat and Whip Mix team up to offer technicians one-on-one technical advice that exceeds what you can get on the exhibit floor. The symposium offers two ways to learn and explore: demonstrations, technical assistance and networking with the companies'...

10:00 am
10:00 amto 10:50 am Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:30 amto 12:00 pm Fiber Force®: The Right Material for Stronger Dentures

Fiber Force is a superior way to reinforce methacrylate-based acrylics without the drawbacks of metallic options, resulting in more durable and comfortable dentures and intraoral appliances. Dominic Babinski reviews how Fiber Force works, how and where you use it, and how it can add to your bottom line.

11:00 am
11:00 amto 11:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

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

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

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
1:00 pmto 1:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:45 pm Creative Edge: Getting the Most from Your Articulator (co-sponsored by BEGO)

This information-packed lecture discusses all aspects of achieving accurate, predictable and consistent occlusion and function for your cases. Al Fillastre, CDT, covers everything from model work, proper utilization of bites and mounting to model equilibration, esthetic controls, adjusting and more!

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 4:00 pm Panel Discussion: How to Control the Future Before It Controls You (co-sponsored by Vident)

A one-of-a-kind opportunity! Participate in interactive audience polling. Hear technicians and clinicians share their points of view on how to control the future, before it controls you. Register soon, as attendance is limited.

3 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 4:00 pm Panel Discussion: How to Control the Future Before It Controls You (co-sponsored by Vident)

A one-of-a-kind opportunity! Participate in interactive audience polling. Hear technicians and clinicians share their points of view on how to control the future, before it controls you. Register soon, as attendance is limited.

3 Scientific CDT credits
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm On the Move…FDA and OSHA

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA (Sponsored by Vident)

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
1:30 pmto 2:40 pm Begin with the Basics. Advance to Excellence

This educational program features two renowned speakers and comprehensive demonstrations on how to achieve the best esthetic results using zirconia solutions. Alexander Aronin, RDT, covers The Balance--Noritake New Shades Selection (1:30pm-2:40pm) and Naoki Hayashi, RDT, presents A Challenge to Natural...

1 Scientific CDT credits for each course
1:30 pmto 3:00 pm Efficiency and Esthetics: Doing More With Less

In 2006, GC introduced the IQ One-Body System, a "Press-To" porcelain system that gave technicians the freedom to create highly esthetic restorations without the need for time-consuming cutbacks and layering. GC has taken the One-Body concept one step further by introducing the One-Body Layering Over...

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

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 6:00 pm Zahn Dental Laboratory Division: Your End-to-End-Solution

Zahn Dental's Showcase features Dental Wings 3D scanners, Noritake's KATANA DWX-50 milling machine and EnvisionTec DDP & Ultra2 printers. Learn how DDX can increase your lab's profitability by digitally connecting to your dentists and about outsourcing options with Custom Milling Center. Experience...

.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic
2:00 pmto 6:00 pm The Candulor KunstZahnWerk Gallery

Cases submitted for Candulor's first North American "Art of Denture" Competition are on display at the Candulor KunstZahnWerk Gallery. Over 50 contestants from the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate by fabricating a fully removable upper and lower supported by implants. Finished cases are...

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Begin with the Basics. Advance to Excellence

This educational program features two renowned speakers and comprehensive demonstrations on how to achieve the best esthetic results using zirconia solutions. Alexander Aronin, RDT, covers The Balance--Noritake New Shades Selection (1:30pm-2:40pm) and Naoki Hayashi, RDT, presents A Challenge to Natural...

1 Scientific CDT credits for each course
3:30 pmto 4:30 pm On the Move…FDA and OSHA

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
3:30 pmto 4:30 pm On the Move...FDA and OSHA (Sponsored by Vident)

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Possibilities of Dental Ceramics with the GC Initial IQ Lustre Pastes NF

GC Initial IQ Lustre Pastes NF are newly developed, three-dimensional ceramics that can be applied in a thicker layer to create color, depth and lifelike translucency when using any type of ceramic system. Through a slide presentation and demonstration, Masayuki Hoshi, RDT, discusses how to use the Lustre...

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
4:00 pm
4:00 pmto 3:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

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

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
6:00 pm
6:00 pmto 8:00 pm NobelProcera Network Lab Meeting

Welcome and Introduction with Tom Olsen (6:00pm); NobelProcera Update and Outlook with Fredrik Stromberg (6:15pm); Predictable, Strong, Esthetic Ceramic Choices for Implant and Conventional Restorations with John Haupt, FAACD (6:35pm); All On Four, Best Practices and Communication Between the Lab and...

Saturday, February 25
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
7:30 am
7:30 amto 8:30 am On the Move...FDA and OSHA (Sponsored by Vident)

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
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 the negative publicity in the dental trade magazines? Come join us for an exciting presentation which will provide you with the facts that will make you more comfortable incorporating...

1 Scientific CDT credit
7:30 amto 8:30 am On the Move...FDA and OSHA

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
7:30 amto 9:30 am Partial Denture Designs

Elmer Rose, CDT, discusses basic concepts and principles for designing partial frameworks; simple designs for esthetically functional RPDs; and clasp designs, indications and contraindications. This lecture is designed for the beginner in removable partial dentures but also serves as a refresher for the seasoned veteran.

2 Scientific CDT credits
7:30 amto 9:30 am State of the Dental Laboratory Industry- Advocacy, Education and Standards (co-sponsored by LMT)

Co-sponsored by NADL/NBC and LMT, this panel presentation brings together NADL and NBC representatives and experts to address new state laws requiring registration of laboratories and point of origin disclosure; offshore trade updates from the FDA; and NADL/NBC's and the Foundation's advocacy with organized dentistry.

2 Professional Development CDT credits
7:30 amto 9:30 am Pressing Matters from Start to Finish

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
7:30 amto 9:30 am The Makeup of Today's Dental Alloys: What Makes Them Tick?

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
7:30 amto 9:30 am Introducing Precise-Fit CAD/CAM Technology from Valplast

Peter Nagy, BA, MA, introduces Precise-Fit, the world's first digital design and prototyping service for the production of printed baseplates that can be used intra-orally as a diagnostic tool for the fabrication of Valplast partials and appliances.

7:30 amto 9:30 am Pressing Matters from Start to Finish

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

7:30 amto 9:30 am A Complete Coloring System for Full Contour Zirconia & Zirconia Ceramic

Precise coloring of zirconia can be problematic. In this lecture and demonstration, Asami Tanaka, CDT, NMD, and Shin Ashina, RDT, show how to use the Tanaka Zircolor™Liquid for pre-sintered zirconia to achieve an esthetic translucent appearance. For post-sintering staining, high temperature stable...

8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am The New ORIGIN Intelligence2 Certified Scan and Design Training (Crown and Bridge)

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 8:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am The World Speaks e.max: Achieving the Ultimate in Esthetics

Pressing has its place, but so does CAD/CAM; learn how Matt Roberts uses both technologies to his advantage and achieves outstanding esthetics with IPS e.max. Specific topics include proper ingot selection, evaluating underlying color influence on final shading, integrating digital dental designs and...

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:15 am Teach Your Doctors 3D Shade; Everything You Need to Create a Lunch & Learn

With today's improved esthetic materials, there is nothing more critical than obtaining a perfect shade match for your doctor's restorations. Mark Murphy, DDS, FAGD, explains how you can teach your doctors an Evidence-Based Shade Communication protocol during a Lunch & Learn to help them save time,...

1 Scientific credit
8:00 amto 9:45 am Wanna Be a CDT? Take Your Written Exams at LAB DAY (hosted by LMT)

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

8:00 amto 10:00 am How to Execute an All on Four Prosthesis

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

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

BIOMET 3i's BellaTek™ digital portfolio offers laboratories and clinicians a wide range of esthetic solutions, including the proprietary and patented BellaTek Encode® Impression System, an efficient, time-saving system for customized abutments, copings and frameworks and CAD/CAM bars. 3Shape...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
8:00 amto 5:00 pm Demonstrations of New CAD/CAM Technology

Zimmer Dental introduces new CAD/CAM technology for laboratories from its technology partner, Zfx. See demonstrations of a new, open-platform scanner and CAD software with virtual articulation that can be used to create a full range of restorations in a wide variety of materials.

Dave Maurer will be attending
8:00 amto 5:00 pm Zahn Dental: Your End-to-End Solution

Zahn Dental's Showcase features Dental Wings 3D scanners, Noritake's KATANA DWX-50 milling machine and EnvisionTec DDP & Ultra2 printers. Learn how DDX can increase your lab's profitability by digitally connecting to your dentists and about outsourcing options with Custom Milling Center and experience...

Khalid Aslam will be attending
.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic
8:00 amto 5:00 pm The Candulor KunstZahnWerk Gallery

Cases submitted for Candulor's first North American "Art of Denture" Competition are on display at the Candulor KunstZahnWerk Gallery. Over 50 contestants from the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate by fabricating a fully removable upper and lower supported by implants. Finished cases are...

8:00 amto 5:00 pm Complete CAD/CAM Dentistry with CadBlu

These one-hour sessions are held simultaneously and repeated throughout the day: Intraoral Scanning and Model Printing: The need to work in an all-digital workspace is increasing and digital impressions are estimated to see double digit growth rates in the years to come. Stop by this workshop...

8:00 amto 6:00 pm Jensen Clinics

Jensen Dental offers valuable business insights and demonstrations of its digital solutions for small to medium-sized laboratories including scanner, mill, sintering furnace, consumables, education and technical support. Visit www.jensendental.com/chicago12 for up-to-date clinic topics and times.

8:30 amto 9:00 am Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
8:30 amto 9:30 am Zirlux FC Full Contour Zirconia

Learn about Zirlux FC, the new full contour zirconia system developed to offer technicians an efficient and reliable method for producing full-contour monolithic restorations using the Zirlux FC Characterization kit.

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:30 amto 9:30 am On the Move...FDA and OSHA

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
8:30 amto 9:30 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 the negative publicity in the dental trade magazines? Come join us for an exciting presentation which will provide you with the facts that will make you more comfortable incorporating...

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:30 amto 9:30 am On the Move...FDA and OSHA (Sponsored by Vident)

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

1 Regulatory Standards credit
8:30 amto 9:45 am anaxDENT Double Header: Acrylic Diagnostic Temporary Restorations and The Pink Hybrid Restoration

Acrylic Diagnostic Temporary Restorations: An easily adjustable, acrylic temporary restoration can be a priceless communication tool. Michel Magne, BS, MDT, focuses on an efficient, economical way to fabricate highly esthetic diagnostic temporaries using New Outline temporary acrylic; reviews the strategy...

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:30 amto 10:30 am Digital Ceramic Seminar: Advanced Scan and Design Procedures

Chuck Warren covers coping, full contour and bridge design and anatomical adjustments. He also reviews the latest 3Shape updates and the integration into design/work environments including articulation adjustments, contact adjustments, anatomy adjustments and implant design.

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am 3Shape Scan and Design Certified Training

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 9:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

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

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am What 3Shape Brings to the Lab Table

Tais Clausen provides an overview of what 3Shape has to offer the dental laboratory industry.

1 Professional Development credit
9:00 amto 10:00 am Dental System 2012
1 Professional Development credit
9:00 amto 10:15 am Dr. Russell Giordano: CEREC CONNECT: Zirconia Custom Abutments, Milled Veneers, and Procedures To Minimize Porcelain Chipping

Since about 20% of current dentists and nearly 80% of all dental schools now have access to digital impression systems, digital impressions will become increasingly used in the dental community especially as newly trained digital dentists enter the workforce. Zirconia has been the prime driver of the...

9:00 amto 10:30 am How to Effectively Create the Best Rehabilitation Design

From a full-mouth implant case to metal-free or anterior makeovers, the dentist and technician must have a case design plan in mind before treatment can begin. In his PowerPoint presentation, Luke Kahng, CDT, discuss this topic as well as full-mouth colored waxup design; All On Four Ceramic vs. All On...

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 10:45 am Today's Data Changes Non-Precious into the Precious-Free Choice

When the subject of non-precious comes up, yesterday's data and opinions usually color the conversation. Today's manufacturing procedures and advancements, as well as a focus on compliance, biocompatibility and patient safety, have created a new generation of base alloys worth learning about. They can...

2 Scientific CDT credits
9:00 amto 4:00 pm Begin with the Basics. Advance to Excellence

This educational program features two renowned speakers and comprehensive demonstrations on how to achieve the best esthetic results using zirconia solutions. It includes a table clinic by Alexander Aronin, RDT, on layering techniques for internal staining and porcelain buildup using CZR; a presentation...

9:00 amto 5:00 pm inLab® Software 4.0: The Most Intuitive and Advanced inLab® Software Ever

New inLab Software 4.0 represents the most significant, sophisticated and highly anticipated inLab software release since inLab software became 3D! Much more than an upgrade, inLab Software 4.0 is a major enhancement and redesign of the inLab software platform that brings unprecedented power and performance...

9:00 amto 5:00 pm Guided Surgery: Increasing the Implant Network for the Dental Laboratory

Glenn Thom, CDT, and Jorge Pages discuss how guided surgery is an opportunity to differentiate your laboratory as a leader in implant technology and increase profitability. Advantages include: 3D case planning, sharing cases with the treatment team through an iPad app, open-platform implant and abutment...

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 5:00 pm Digital Solutions Learning Center

Straumann's digital offering provides the laboratory an opportunity to increase revenue and offer distinguishing services for guided surgery planning, scan and surgical template fabrication, and digital impressions; never pour a stone model again! Nelson Rego, CDT, takes technicians through his laboratory's...

1 Scientific CDT credit per 1-hour clinic
9:00 amto 5:00 pm 3M ESPE™ Lava™ Ultimate Restorative by Straumann® CARES®

Join Chris May, CDT, as he demonstrates the natural tooth-like esthetics he's created using the new 3M ESPE Lava Ultimate Restorative by Straumann CARES. The resin nano ceramic, monolithic material delivers high strength and fracture toughness, is easy to use and requires no additional processing steps...

1 Scientific CDT credit per 1-hour clinic
9:00 amto 5:00 pm Screw-Retained Bars and Bridges and Custom Abutments via Straumann

Terry Charters, CDT, discusses the many benefits Straumann CARES® offers for custom abutments and screw-retained bars and bridges, including treatment flexibility with screw- and cement-retained options for bone-level and tissue-level abutments; multiple material choices; authentic Straumann Implant...

1 Scientific CDT credit per 1-hour clinic
9:00 amto 5:00 pm CAD/CAM Material Solutions: An Overview of inLab Materials

Attendees are educated by experts from Sirona, Vident, Ivoclar Vivadent and 3M ESPE about the widest selection of materials available to enhance the inLab experience. Learn how to best integrate popular materials including Sirona inCoris TZI translucent zirconia, VITA&#174 Rapid Layer and RealLife,...

9:00 amto 5:00 pm Digital Impression Taking

Paul Patella offers interactive demonstrations and shows how a 100% digitalization of the implant restoration workflow increases productivity and profitability, reduces model and casting workloads, and improves quality of the prosthetic outcome due to the precision of digital impressions. Also: learn...

9:30 amto 10:00 am Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
9:30 amto 10:30 am The World Speaks e.max: Success by Design

Esthetic dentistry is a growing market and offers dentists an opportunity to increase their income by leveraging time. Pinhas Adar discusses ways to satisfy the growing demand for esthetic smile enhancement with innovative techniques and new restorative products. He discusses total facial harmony; enhancing...

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:30 amto 10:30 am Noritake CZR Advanced Layering Demonstration

Spend an hour with German Master Ceramist Andreas Piorreck, MDT, learning advances multiple layering techniques for superior esthetics and reliability. He explains how Noritake's Cerabien CZR on zirconia all-ceramic restorations offers predictable results and the newest developments in Noritake dental porcelains.

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:30 amto 10:45 am VITA® VM Series: Consistency through Simplicity

Bob Williams explains how the VITA VM Series, including VITA VM9, VM13 and VM7, is the only porcelain system that offers consistent shades and modifiers throughout each kit, giving technicians complete confidence in obtaining desired shades. This is especially beneficial in laboratories that offer multiple-restoration...

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 am
10:00 amto 10:50 am Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

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

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
10:00 amto 10:50 am Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am Clinician and Laboratory Relationships − Maximizing Your Opportunities

Dr. Dean Morton discusses how he collaborates with his technician to obtain the ideal esthetic results for his patients. Learn how to educate your dentist-clients about new materials, use technology to increase your service offerings, and techniques to save clinicians' time and money and increase overall...

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer: Replicate the Internal and External Structures of Natural Teeth

Make monolithic crowns pop with this esthetic and natural-looking digital ceramic transfer that simplifies the task of creating incisal characterization in a crown. The digital ceramic transfer material is extremely thin—6 microns— and creates 3D dimensionality regardless of the porcelain...

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am Dental System 2012

This clinic covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental System

1 Professional Development credit
10:00 amto 11:00 am Dental System 2012

Carl Horrocks covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental system. Pre-registration recommended.

1 Professional Development credit
10:00 amto 12:00 pm A Complete Coloring System for Full Contour Zirconia & Zirconia Ceramic

Precise coloring of zirconia can be problematic. In this lecture and demonstration, Asami Tanaka, CDT, NMD, and Shin Ashina, RDT, show how to use the Tanaka Zircolor™Liquid for pre-sintered zirconia to achieve an esthetic translucent appearance. For post-sintering staining, high temperature stable...

10:00 amto 12:00 pm The SFI Bar: A Time-Saving, Inexpensive Implant Bar Technique that Eliminates Casting, Soldering, Welding and Milling

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:00 amto 3:00 pm Peer to Peer Hospitality Suite

Respected clinicians and dental technicians explain why they integrated a particular solution and how it made them successful; details coming soon.

10:15 amto 11:30 am anaxDENT Double Header: Acrylic Diagnostic Temporary Restorations and The Pink Hybrid Restoration

Acrylic Diagnostic Temporary Restorations: An easily adjustable, acrylic temporary restoration can be a priceless communication tool. Michel Magne, BS, MDT, focuses on an efficient, economical way to fabricate highly esthetic diagnostic temporaries using New Outline temporary acrylic; reviews the strategy...

1 Scientific CDT credit
10:15 amto 12:15 pm Removable Prosthetics: Gaining Momentum

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm Applied Concepts of Lean Manufacturing in the Dental Laboratory: Starting with your Model Room

Lean Manufacturing and its concepts and principles are a vital step in improving and re-energizing the future of the dental laboratory as we compete in a global economy. Craig Pickett discusses Lean principles, how they relate to current and common issues in the laboratory, and help both large and small...

2 Regulatory Standards 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 and implant surgical guides as well as verification indexes and insertion keys. Joachim Mosch, MDT, explains how these splints, guides and keys can be economically made with Primosplint light-cured...

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm HotShot Elite: Make Clasps in Under 30 Minutes!

Kris Schermerhorn, CDT, demonstrates how to make flexible clasps using the HotShot Elite handheld injector. He also explains how the HotShot can be used to add a tooth to a DuraFlex partial and shares proven techniques for making DuraFlex partials and DuraCetal frameworks with the FlexPress.

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:15 amto 12:15 pm 100% Zirconia– The Prettau Bridge

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 11:00 am Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 11:00 am Zirlux FC Full Contour Zirconia Demonstration

Mooki Kim, CDT, explains how to create full contour monolithic restorations using the Zirlux FC system and characterization kit. He explains the benefits of using the Zirlux pre-blended zirconia discs and demonstrates how to apply the Zirlux stains and glaze to achieve amazing esthetics quickly and reliably...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 11:30 am Competing with the Implant One-Stop-Shop Super Centers

Tony Prestipino, CDT, explores the tactics of competing against and differentiating your lab from the "Implant Superstore". Become confident in how to restore immediate-load and final restorations for the edentulous patient. Learn how to effectively market your laboratory as a forward-thinking CAD/CAM...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
10:30 amto 12:00 pm Fiber Force®: The Right Material for Stronger Dentures

Fiber Force is a superior way to reinforce methacrylate-based acrylics without the drawbacks of metallic options, resulting in more durable and comfortable dentures and intraoral appliances. Dominic Babinski reviews how Fiber Force works, how and where you use it, and how it can add to your bottom line.

10:45 amto 1:00 pm Digital Ceramic Seminar: Live Digital Case Design and Fabrication

Chuck Warren, "the Master CAD/CAM technician," demonstrates scanning, designing, milling, staining and/or cutbacking of your live cases. Participants are encouraged to bring articulated cases. Cases must be small enough to fit into scanner; trimmed, not painted; and have no marked margins.

Marvin Staggs will be attending
11:00 am
11:00 amto 11:30 am Zirlux FC Full Contour Zirconia Demonstration

Mooki Kim, CDT, explains how to create full contour monolithic restorations using the Zirlux FC system and characterization kit. He explains the benefits of using the Zirlux pre-blended zirconia discs and demonstrates how to apply the Zirlux stains and glaze to achieve amazing esthetics quickly and reliably...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
11:00 amto 11:50 am Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
11:00 amto 11:50 am Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Dental System 2012
1 Professional Development credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm The World Speaks e.max: Technical and Clinical Considerations for Using IPS e.max

Putting the patient at the forefront of the treatment planning process can lead to esthetic, functional and durable restorations. Dr. Robert Winter presents clinical and technical guidelines including material selection for the systematic preparation and design of reliable restorations. He covers clinical...

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Fiber is Good For You!

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 12:00 pm The Latest Trends and Technology Advancements for 3Shape Dental CAD Solution

Tais Clausen covers new advancements in 3Shape's 2012 Dental software.

1 Professional Development credit
11:00 amto 12:15 pm Partnering for Profit

As our industry, business models and buying habits evolve, much has changed in the vendor-buyer relationship. The factors that influence our selections, the availability of choices and the explosion of vendors entering the market as a result of technology-based work approaches, have disrupted traditional...

Barbara Grill will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 12:15 pm Dr. Gordon Christensen: Can Digital Dentistry Improve Fixed Prosthodontics?

With the millions of fixed prostheses placed each year, technicians know well that the dies made from many conventional impressions require significant modification and guesswork to allow fabrication of these restorations. Can the quality of these restorations be improved? Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD,...

11:00 amto 12:30 pm Finding Your Voice and Helping Others Find Theirs

This lecture helps the technician define his role as a respected member of the team and be involved at a level that is not "business as usual" today. Joshua Polansky explains why it's essential to have technician involvement and how it can be done through communication and photography, and how the technician...

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
11:15 amto 12:15 pm Handling the New Generation of C&B Materials

Understand and properly use the new generation of C&B materials in your laboratory. Martin Schmid, CDT, discusses alternative ways to sprue and invest CAD/CAM resin/wax; different micron-sized aluminum oxides that have positive effects on cleaning the surface and increasing the bonding strength of...

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:30 amto 12:00 pm Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Noritake Cerabien CZR: The Choice for Zirconia and Veneer Reconstructions

Learn how to create state-of-the-art all-ceramic reconstructions with Noritake's CZR porcelain. Andreas Piorreck, MDT, explains the endless possibilities of this porcelain and how to use multiple layering techniques for the ultimate esthetic outcome. Attendees learn its advantages for fabricating veneer...

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

BIOMET 3i's BellaTek™ digital portfolio offers laboratories and clinicians a wide range of esthetic solutions, including the proprietary and patented BellaTek Encode® Impression System, an efficient, time-saving system for customized abutments, copings and frameworks and CAD/CAM bars. 3Shape...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
12:00 pm
12:00 pmto 1:00 pm Dental System 2012

This clinic covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental System

1 Professional Development credit
12:00 pmto 1:00 pm Dental System 2012

Carl Horrocks covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental system. Pre-registration recommended.

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

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

12:30 pmto 1:30 pm The World Speaks e.max: Smile Design and Teamwork for Esthetics with All-Ceramics

Digital dentistry facilitates teamwork as well as enhances dentist/patient communication, an important factor regarding patient acceptance. Dr. Christian Coachman discusses the use of digital photography protocol to improve diagnosis, communication and the predictability of esthetic rehabilitations....

1 Scientific CDT credit
12:45 pmto 2:00 pm Utilization of New Technology in Making Lab Techniques Economical, Durable and Efficient

In today's competitive environment, saving production time is a key element in increasing profits, and eliminating production errors and remakes is an essential part of a production laboratory. Vanik Kaufmann-Jinoian focuses on the key aspects that affect production time, how to eliminate possible errors...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
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 scrap gold return.

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Hands-On Fiber Course

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm The Future of Digital Dentistry For Labs and Dentists

Rune Fisker shows how labs and dentists can better communicate and work together using 3Shape's tabletop scanners and new TRIOS scanner.

1 Professional Development credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Dental System 2012
1 Professional Development credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm The Future is Now: A Roadmap to Your Success in the Digital Age

The digital revolution has arrived. Laboratories need to embrace the digital age or unfortunately get left behind. Technology can increase production capabilities, efficiencies and profitability—so why are we so afraid of it? Henry Schein leads the market in technology expertise, and offers integrated...

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:15 pm Mr. Matt Roberts: inLab 4.0 Software: Moving From Demo to Deployment

It won't take long to recognize the game-changing impact Sirona's re-architected software platform will have on your lab. Matt Roberts, CDT, AACD, offers an overview of inLab 4.0's new features such as easier, more intuitive design tools; improved workflow; and the use of new zirconia material for the...

1:00 pmto 2:30 pm A Dentist's Take on Full Contour Restorations

Dave Baird, DDS, offers a dentist's perspective on all aspects of full contour restorations. Discover useful tips to share with your dentist-clients as well as tools you can recommend to them. Dr. Baird—who also runs his own laboratory and has been using NexxZR from the beginning—also demonstrates...

1:00 pmto 2:45 pm Today's Data Changes Non-Precious into the Precious-Free Choice

When the subject of non-precious comes up, yesterday's data and opinions usually color the conversation. Today's manufacturing procedures and advancements, as well as a focus on compliance, biocompatibility and patient safety, have created a new generation of base alloys worth learning about. They can...

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Argen Hi-Tech Solutions

From digitally designed and manufactured copings to advanced lower-gold alloys, Argen has solutions for the modern lab that are cost effective and fit either in traditional or digital workflow patterns. Learn from the alloy leader about digitally delivered copings, new and improved Captek, advanced alloys...

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Atlantis™ Patient-Specific Abutments: Streamlining Success Through Digital Solutions in the Laboratory

Bob Williams, CDT, reviews a variety of technologies and focuses on how digital solutions create value and make laboratories more profitable. He also details Atlantis™ patient-specific abutments, available for all major implant systems, and how they offer simplicity, flexibility and optimal esthetics and function.

Molly Harriss will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm OT Equator 4-in-1 System and More: Removable Solutions For Successful Overdentures and RPD Treatment Planning

Gianni Storni, MDT, introduces the newest CAD/CAM milling center partners and components of the OT Equator 4-in-1 System. He illustrates technical options and clinical advantages of the low-profile, space-saving 4.4mm width and 2.1 vertical dimensions and demonstrates how OT Equator 4-in-1 offers multi-functional...

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Functional Tooth Art for Removable Dentures

Frank Poerschke, MDT, and Robert Sarno, CDT, RDT, offer an easy, systematic model analysis concept that provides important information for the ideal tooth setup taking into consideration the respective atrophy of the jaws without the use of complex devices, instruments or a specific type of articulator....

2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Zirlux FC Full Contour Zirconia Hands-On Course

In this hands-on course, Mookie Kim, CDT, explains how to create full contour monolithic restorations using the Zirlux FC system and characterization kit. He explains the benefits of using the Zirlux pre-blended zirconia discs and demonstrates how to apply the Zirlux stains and glaze to achieve amazing...

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm CFS Flexible Partial

Joaquin Bravo familiarizes both experienced and non-experienced technicians in the development of a CFS Flexible Partial, including finishing, polishing and repairs.

Khalid Aslam will be attending
1:15 pmto 5:45 pm Digital Horizons with Clon 3D's IODIS

Join Jonathan Grosso, Clon 3D's Director of Marketing, for an informal discussion on how the IODIS scanner is opening the digital horizon. Hourly demos start at 1:15pm.

1:30 pmto 2:00 pm Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm Noritake CZR Advanced Layering Demonstration

Spend an hour with German Master Ceramist Andreas Piorreck, MDT, learning advances multiple layering techniques for superior esthetics and reliability. He explains how Noritake's Cerabien CZR on zirconia all-ceramic restorations offers predictable results and the newest developments in Noritake dental porcelains.

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:30 pmto 2:30 pm Competing with the Implant One-Stop-Shop Super Centers

Tony Prestipino, CDT, explores the tactics of competing against and differentiating your lab from the "Implant Superstore". Become confident in how to restore immediate-load and final restorations for the edentulous patient. Learn how to effectively market your laboratory as a forward-thinking CAD/CAM...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
1:30 pmto 3:00 pm The New Esthetic Concepts and Possibilities: "The Slight Edge"

Effective communication is a primary skill in any business endeavor, and never more important than in the practice of esthetic dentistry. Pinhas Adar, CDT, MDT, addresses effective methods of communicating esthetic smile design solutions through Trial Smiles and temporary restorations. For both technicians...

1.5 Scientific Credits
1:30 pmto 3:00 pm Producing Bridges, Copings, Partials, Implants and Models from CAD Data Via Laser Sintering

Laboratories are using laser sintering, a manufacturing technology that builds up parts additively, layer by layer, directly from 3D CAD data. Thomas Thiel discusses direct metal laser sintering (DLMS) for producing approximately 450 crown and bridge units in 24 hours, unattended. He also explores plastic...

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
1:30 pmto 4:30 pm Digital Ceramic Seminar: Hands-On Porcelain Course

Chuck Warren shows how to handle Zenoflex and Reflex Dimension porcelain systems, including how to polish, stain and glaze in the sintered state for ultimate clinical wear and a layered esthetic look. Participants must bring: hand instruments, glass slab, brushes and an opaqued metal coping.

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a 20-Man Laboratory Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 2:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

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

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Clinician and Laboratory Relationships − Maximizing Your Opportunities

Dr. Dean Morton discusses how he collaborates with his technician to obtain the ideal esthetic results for his patients. Learn how to educate your dentist-clients about new materials, use technology to increase your service offerings, and techniques to save clinicians' time and money and increase overall...

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm The World Speaks e.max: Experience the Future of IPS e.max

Join Jurgen Seger as he unveils future developments and materials as they relate to IPS e.max; this is your chance to see how these new innovations can improve your laboratory protocol and profitability. He addresses new techniques, materials and processes for success with IPS e.max; the clinical reliability...

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Dental System 2012

Carl Horrocks covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental system. Pre-registration recommended.

1 Professional Development credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Dental System 2012

This clinic covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental System

1 Professional Development credit
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Removable Partial Dentures--The Lost Art

An esthetic and functional 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 a natural-looking removable prosthesis. Tom Bormes introduces a new patented technology where the first tooth...

1 Scientific CDT credit
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 scrap gold return.

1 Scientific CDT credit
2:15 pmto 3:30 pm Why Move to a Systematic Porcelain System

Amos Harting, CDT, explains why choosing to move from a classic-based shade system to a value-based shade system is advantageous for any size lab. He describes the 3D Shade system and its effectiveness and efficiency for modern-day laboratory using any milled or cast substructure including milled titanium....

1 Scientific credit
2:30 pmto 3:00 pm Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
2:30 pmto 5:00 pm Hands-On Interactive Technology Forum

BIOMET 3i's BellaTek™ digital portfolio offers laboratories and clinicians a wide range of esthetic solutions, including the proprietary and patented BellaTek Encode® Impression System, an efficient, time-saving system for customized abutments, copings and frameworks and CAD/CAM bars. 3Shape...

1 Scientific CDT Credit
3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 3:30 pm Hands-On Demonstrations: Functional Tooth Art
.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Affordable and Precise In-House Milling of Titanium Custom Implant Abutments (Live Demo Included)

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 3:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Handling the New Generation of C&B Materials

Understand and properly use the new generation of C&B materials in your laboratory. Martin Schmid, CDT, discusses alternative ways to sprue and invest CAD/CAM resin/wax; different micron-sized aluminum oxides that have positive effects on cleaning the surface and increasing the bonding strength of...

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Intraoral Scanning: A Complete New Framework Solution for the Dentist

Rune Fisker covers the TRIOS, 3Shape's new intraoral scanner and its compatibility with 3Shape's Dental System.

1 Professional Development credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Outsourcing- When is it Right for You?

Terry Fine walks you through the benefits and opportunities of outsourcing through milling centers such as Custom Milling Center in Arvada, CO. Understand how to position new products and brands in your laboratory portfolio with minimal investment and maximum profitability. Discover how to market those...

1 Professional Development credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Noritake CZR Advanced Layering Demonstration

Spend an hour with German Master Ceramist Andreas Piorreck, MDT, learning advances multiple layering techniques for superior esthetics and reliability. He explains how Noritake's Cerabien CZR on zirconia all-ceramic restorations offers predictable results and the newest developments in Noritake dental porcelains.

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Dental System 2012
1 Professional Development credit
3:00 pmto 4:15 pm Dr. Michael DiTolla: State-of-the-Art Impressions for Digital Restorative Dentistry

As a dentist who practices within the largest lab in the U.S., Michael DiTolla, DDS, FAGD, has access to tens of thousands of doctor's preps and impressions on a monthly basis. As a result, he has an intimate knowledge of the common habits of the dentists getting the best restorative results. As a self-proclaimed...

3:00 pmto 5:00 pm How to Execute an All on Four Prosthesis

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
3:30 pmto 4:00 pm Hilla™ Porcelain Transfer Demonstration

Uri Yarovesky, CDT, shows how to apply Hilla™ digital transfers to make monolithic crowns pop. This highly esthetic, natural-looking digital ceramic transfer simplifies the task of creating incisal characterizations. The 6-micron material creates 3D dimensionality in the restoration, can be applied...

.5 Scientific CDT credits
3:30 pmto 4:00 pm Hands-On Demonstrations: Functional Tooth Art
.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Producing Bridges, Copings, Partials, Implants and Models from CAD Data Via Laser Sintering

Laboratories are using laser sintering, a manufacturing technology that builds up parts additively, layer by layer, directly from 3D CAD data. Thomas Thiel discusses direct metal laser sintering (DLMS) for producing approximately 450 crown and bridge units in 24 hours, unattended. He also explores plastic...

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm “The Functional and Esthetic Blueprint” : The Key Elements for Predictable Success

A beautiful smile is magic...creating one is not. In spite of all the new technology and materials available today, managing and restoring large cases is still dependent on a step-by-step system for predictable results. All too often, dentists and ceramists don't fully understand what is required of...

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
4:00 pm
4:00 pmto 4:30 pm Hands-On Demonstrations: Functional Tooth Art
.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Success in Designing and Processing Titanium Restorations

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

Bibiche Kerr will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Create Gradation in Chroma, L* Value and Translucency for Full Contour Zirconia Utilizing a Quick, Single-Dip Color Method

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

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

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

Andy Herr will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
4:00 pmto 4:50 pm Secrets to Success for CAD/CAM Integration from the Viewpoint of a Three-Man Lab Owner

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

1 Scientific CDT credit
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Dental System 2012

Carl Horrocks covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental system. Pre-registration recommended.

1 Professional Development credit
4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Dental System 2012

This clinic covers the new features of 3Shape's 2012 Dental System

1 Professional Development credit
4:30 pmto 5:00 pm Hands-On Demonstrations: Functional Tooth Art
.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic
5:00 pm
5:00 pmto 5:30 pm Hands-On Demonstrations: Functional Tooth Art
.5 Scientific CDT credit per 30-minute clinic