Saturday, April 05
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 8:50 am What's New?

Tom Bormes covers implant dentistry and how PRISM Design and Production Center combines the accuracy of 5-axis milling with the design freedom of Additive Selective Laser Melting; removable partial dentures and the Sagix, IC and Preci-52 attachments; overdenture systems and components including the new...

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Juilliard Room, Conference Level
8:00 amto 9:00 am Application Methods and Limitations of Masking Material For Zirconia Layered Restorations

Using zirconia allows you to produce esthetic, translucent natural-looking crowns. However, despite recent improvements in full contour zirconia, esthetic limitations still exist. Masayuki Saito, RDT, shows valuable techniques to eliminate the limitations of masking materials and achieve positive outcomes...

Morosco Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 9:00 am Hybrid Abutments/Hybrid Bars: Extended M-Plant Lecture With An Introduction of the Bar Module

Alexander Wunsche explains the advantages, limitations and esthetic qualities of hybrid abutments/crowns and other hybrid restorations. He also provides a demonstration of the M-Plant module, abutment and bar design.  

Edison Room, Conference Level
8:00 amto 10:00 am Precise-Fit By Valplast: the Digital Future of RPDs

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

Alvin Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Technical Aspects of Implant-Supported Overdenture Loading Solutions

Frank Munzenmayer, CDT, covers solutions for implant-supported overdentures including recommendations for attachment, stud and bar attachments as well as the unique Stress Free Implant Bar. He also discusses the types of implant-supported attachments; how to fabricate a non-rigid implant-supported attachment;...

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Plymouth Room, Conference Level
8:00 amto 10:00 am Step Out of the Stone Age and Join the Digital Denture Revolution

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

Carnegie Hall Room, Conference Level
8:00 amto 10:00 am To Survey Or Not to Survey, Common Cast Partial Denture Problems

Elmer Rose, CDT, discusses common problems encountered in fabricating cast partial denture frameworks and looks at some common surveying, design and casting issues. An open discussion to benefit all levels of partial denture framework technicians is also included.

Winter Garden Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
8:00 amto 10:45 am Written CDT Comprehensive and RG Examinations

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

Executive Boardroom 1401, 14th Floor
8:00 amto 5:00 pm Long Island Dental Laboratory Association Member Open-House

The Long Island Dental Laboratory Association President Ralph Rega, CDT, and Membership Committee Chair Peter Nagy, host an open house full of brief technical presentations and member information and resources. This is an opportunity for eligible lab owners, technicians and manufacturers to become LIDLA members.

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

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

Regency Room, Mezzanine Level
9:00 amto 10:00 am Comparing CAD/CAM Systems in the Dental Industry: Introduction to Multilayered KATANA ML and High Translucent KATANA HT Discs

Yukio Kudara, RDT, CDT, MDT, explains the various CAD/CAM systems available today and how to choose the best one for successful fabrications. Chairside intraoral scanners, lab scanners, CAD design systems and milling units are reviewed and compared, and the handling and outcome of new multilayered KATANA...

Morosco Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credits
9:00 amto 10:00 am The Importance of Occlusion in CAD/CAM Dentistry

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

Edison Room, Conference Level
9:00 amto 12:00 pm All Implant-Supported Fixed Detachables and Overdentures Are Not Created Equal! Make Yours the Best

Tom Bormes shows how to properly design a retentive metal frame for a dentist-removable, fixed detachable or hybrid prosthesis. Learn why this has become the restoration of choice for many and how to complete the case. He also discusses how to determine if the patient should have a bar- or stud-retained...

Juilliard Room, Conference Level
9:00 amto 5:00 pm DENTSPLY Prosthetics Product Demonstrations

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

Park Avenue Room, Mezzanine Level 1 Scientific credit per session
9:30 amto 10:30 am Digital Technology: Reinvent your Lab, Revitalize your Business

Join Chad Rogers from Professional Dental Laboratory in Elkhart, IN on his 7-year journey from analog to digital.  Chad was recently featured in LMT for his innovative use of digital technologies.  Same day restorations, digital impressions, in-house customized abutments, milling temps and...

Patricia Daza will be attending
Imperial Room, Conference Level 1 Professional Development credit
9:30 amto 10:30 am New Advances in Lab Scanning Technology and CAD Design

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

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Uris Room, Conference Level
10:00 am
10:30 amto 11:30 am Digital a to Z--Bring All Your Product Offerings Into the Digital Workflow

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

Edison Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credit
10:30 amto 11:30 am NobelProcera® Hybrid Fixed-Implant Bar: New Design Applications for the All-on-4® Treatment Concept

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

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Regency Room, Mezzanine Level
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Comprehensive Implant Restorative Solutions For Edentulous Indications With a Focus On Biology and Engineering

As members of the restorative team, technicians must understand how to determine the best treatment for each patient based on individual function and esthetic requirements. David Avery, AAS, CDT, explains the biologic and engineering aspects and technician’s role in digital solutions.   

Plymouth Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Competing in An Ever-Changing CAD World With All Ceramics, All Options

Janet Jones, CDT, TE, covers the materials and processes for fabricating Zenostar full contour zirconia crowns, including milling, sintering, finishing and, if desired, layering with e.max Ceram.  

Morosco Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm What's OSHA Looking For—Infection Control, CR6, Compressed Gases???

OSHA inspections of dental laboratories nationwide have increased. Les Hochhauser of ADS and guest speaker Mary Borg-Bartlett of SafeLink review the most commonly cited violations including those that pertain to hazard communication, infection control, personal protective equipment, electricity, machinery,...

Winter Garden Room, Conference Level 1.5 Regulatory Standards credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm 100% Zirconia

Attendees learn how zirconia integrates in harmony with tissue, how a full occlusion in zirconia can maintain the correct equilibrium of the ATM over time and how to achieve esthetic results with full contour zirconia. Alessandro Cucchiaro, CMDT, discusses the scientific data and results of current zirconia...

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Carnegie Hall Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Precise-Fit By Valplast: the Digital Future of RPDs

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

Alvin Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
11:00 am
11:00 amto 12:00 pm New Advances in Lab Scanning Technology and CAD Design

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

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Uris Room, Conference Level
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Effective Sales & Marketing Strategies for the Small Laboratory

Rendon knows first-hand how Sirona's inLab CAD/CAM technology assists in propelling a lab's growth.  Nearly two years ago, Express Dental Laboratory (Express) was created, which is a complete digital Sirona InLab laboratory.  Since then, Express has enjoyed month-over-month growth!  By...

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Imperial Room, Conference Level 1 Professional Development credit
11:30 amto 12:30 pm Transitionally Shaded Zirconia: Prep Your Zirconia For Better Esthetics in 30 Seconds

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

Edison Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credit
12:00 pm
12:00 pmto 1:30 pm Written CDT Specialty Examinations

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

Executive Boardroom 1401, 14th Floor
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Helpful Hints When Using Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Base and Noble Copings and Long-Span Bridges

SLM crowns and bridges (up to 14 units) offer the most cost-effective solution for base and noble restorations available today. Martin Schmid, CDT, explains how to incorporate cost-effective and highly accurate printed metal copings into your daily production. Also learn important information about design,...

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

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

Regency Room, Mezzanine Level
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Digital Technology: Reinvent your Lab, Revitalize your Business

Join Chad Rogers from Professional Dental Laboratory in Elkhart, IN on his 7-year journey from analog to digital.  Chad was recently featured in LMT for his innovative use of digital technologies.  Same day restorations, digital impressions, in-house customized abutments, milling temps and...

Patricia Daza will be attending
Imperial Room, Conference Level 1 Professional Development credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm New Digital Communication Workflow Between Dentists and Laboratories

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

Carnegie Hall Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credit
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm A Properly Fabricated Removable Flexible Partial

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

Plymouth Room, Conference Level 2 Scientific credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm What's OSHA Looking For—Infection Control, CR6, Compressed Gases???

OSHA inspections of dental laboratories nationwide have increased. Les Hochhauser of ADS and guest speaker Mary Borg-Bartlett of SafeLink review the most commonly cited violations including those that pertain to hazard communication, infection control, personal protective equipment, electricity, machinery,...

Winter Garden Room, Conference Level 1.5 Regulatory Standards credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Become a Master Dental Technologist

The American Society of Master Dental Technologists offers its MDT program onsite at a New York dental college as wel as a Home Study course. Vincent Alleluia provides information on both of these programs.

Edison Room, Conference Level 2 Professional Development credits
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm New Advances in Lab Scanning Technology and CAD Design

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

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Uris Room, Conference Level
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Removable Appliance Course (PRA)

Expand your knowledge of RPDs through hands-on training and step-by-step fundamentals incorporating the Wironium System. Martin Schmid, CDT, covers creating accurate refractory models for wax-up; prepares you for casting and finishing; and easy seating of fast, precision castings. All necessary models...

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Juilliard Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credit
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Effective Sales & Marketing Strategies for the Small Laboratory

Rendon knows first-hand how Sirona's inLab CAD/CAM technology assists in propelling a lab's growth.  Nearly two years ago, Express Dental Laboratory (Express) was created, which is a complete digital Sirona InLab laboratory.  Since then, Express has enjoyed month-over-month growth!  By...

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Imperial Room, Conference Level 1 Professional Development credit
2:30 pmto 3:30 pm NobelProcera® Hybrid Fixed-Implant Bar: New Design Applications for the All-on-4® Treatment Concept

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

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Regency Room, Mezzanine Level
3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm New Digital Communication Workflow Between Dentists and Laboratories

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

Carnegie Hall Room, Conference Level 1 Scientific credit