Friday, May 06
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 4:50 pm 3Shape Scan & Design Certified Training

This 50-minute session starts at 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm The 3Shape scan/design system is widely recognized as the standard for dental CAD systems and is one of the most commonly used systems in laboratories. 3Shape Certified Trainer Jesse Madsen covers everything...

Jesse Madsen will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
8:00 amto 5:30 pm Jensen Dental Clinics

Jensen and its professional team of educational partners are busy creating the perfect way for you to spend your day while visiting LMT LAB DAY West. Stay tuned for detailed information on key topics and speakers.

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8:00 amto 5:50 pm In-house Titanium Custom Implant Abutment Milling Demonstration

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm and 5:00pm Origin CAD/CAM now makes it possible to mill a one-piece titanium implant abutment in-house using a pre-fabricated titanium blank with a patent-pending solution that drastically reduces...

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8:00 amto 5:50 pm Origin CAD/CAM System Demonstration--Efficient Production, Diverse Material Selection, Precise Milling

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm and 5:00pm See how Origin solutions—including zirconia, wax, cobalt-chromium (NP), full-contour ceramics, castable PMMA, VITA® CAD Temp and NobleTitan Titanium—can be milled efficiently...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 5:50 pm Dependability & Aesthetics--Success with Porcelain Fused to Titanium

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 10:00am, 3:00pm and 5:00pm Daniela Behringer, MDT, provides instruction and hands-on training on the Triceram porcelain system and shows how to create lifelike restorations using the benefits of a titanium substructure coupled with the esthetics of this porcelain.

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 am
9:00 amto 10:00 am Building your business through NobelProcera PMR (Precision Milled Restorations)

Empower the technician in you through CAD by hearing Amos Harting, CDT, explain how you can increase your laboratory's workflow and product portfolio offerings without additional staff. He talks about proven technical advances in CAD/CAM via NobelProcera and new avenues for profitability and enhancing...

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 12:00 pm IPS e.max: Tips and Tricks that Will Increase Predictability and Profitability

Join CDTs Nelson and Juan Rego as they demonstrate why IPS e.max has become the industry standard for high quality restorations. The Regos also share their experiences with the new IPS e.max Impulse ingot and tips and tricks for maximizing your productivity and profitability. See why IPS e.max is...

3 Professional Development CDT Credits
9:00 amto 4:50 pm Origin Intelligence Scanner Introduction

This 50-minute session starts at 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your small lab with a low cost system ($7,500 and no license renewal fee) that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive dental design including crown & bridge,...

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9:00 amto 4:50 pm Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

This 50-minute session starts at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm and 4:00pm Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before...

Asami Tanaka will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
10:00 am
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Using Cone Beam CAT Scan to Create Surgical Implant Stents

John Seibert, DDS, discusses the use of a cone beam CAT Scan to modify the angulation of a surgical stent to maximize placement in the alveolar ridge.

11:00 am
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Building your business through NobelProcera PMR (Precision Milled Restorations)

Empower the technician in you through CAD by hearing Amos Harting, CDT, explain how you can increase your laboratory's workflow and product portfolio offerings without additional staff. He talks about proven technical advances in CAD/CAM via NobelProcera and new avenues for profitability and enhancing...

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Building your business through NobelProcera PMR (Precision Milled Restorations)

Empower the technician in you through CAD by hearing Amos Harting, CDT, explain how you can increase your laboratory's workflow and product portfolio offerings without additional staff. He talks about proven technical advances in CAD/CAM via NobelProcera and new avenues for profitability and enhancing...

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm T-I-M-T-O-W-D-I (There Is More Than One Way to Do It!)

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 4:00 pm IPS e.max: Tips and Tricks that Will Increase Predictability and Profitability

Join CDTs Nelson and Juan Rego as they demonstrate why IPS e.max has become the industry standard for high quality restorations. The Regos also share their experiences with the new IPS e.max Impulse ingot and tips and tricks for maximizing your productivity and profitability. See why IPS e.max is...

3 Professional Development CDT Credits
1:00 pmto 8:00 pm Demonstrations and Table Clinics (co-sponsored with Preat)

Preat Corp. and Whip Mix are displaying and demonstrating products and techniques; this is an excellent opportunity to meet with your friends at both companies, get your questions answered and learn time-saving techniques. Preat is presenting hands-on demonstrations on the new eFiber and Mesh, Sagix...

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1:00 pmto 8:00 pm Demonstrations and Table Clinics (co-sponsored with Whip Mix)

Preat Corp. and Whip Mix Corp. are displaying and demonstrating products and techniques; this is an excellent opportunity to meet with your friends at both companies, get your questions answered and learn time-saving techniques. Preat is presenting hands-on demonstrations on the new eFiber and Mesh,...

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1:30 pmto 3:30 pm CAD/CAM-Designed Metal Copings and Refining at Argen

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

1.5 Scientific CDT credits
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm How to Properly Utilize Articulators to Improve Esthetics, Occlusion & Function of Restorations

Al Fillastre, CDT, teaches a simple, straight-forward approach to understanding and using an articulator, a simple yet powerful tool. Learn to take the guesswork out of anterior design and function; make occlusal adjusting faster and much more accurate; consistently improve the esthetics, occlusion and...

3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Building your business through NobelProcera PMR (Precision Milled Restorations)

Empower the technician in you through CAD by hearing Amos Harting, CDT, explain how you can increase your laboratory's workflow and product portfolio offerings without additional staff. He talks about proven technical advances in CAD/CAM via NobelProcera and new avenues for profitability and enhancing...

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 5:00 pm Simplify Your World with Initial One Body and Luster Paste

Steve Nash shows you how to layer your PFM restorations with only one powder and still achieve the translucency (enamel effects), chroma, opalescence and fluorescence of a multi- layered crown. Your production will increase and your material costs and labor output will decrease with little or no learning curve.

2 Professional Development credits
3:30 pmto 4:30 pm Fiber is Good for You

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
1 Scientific CDT Credit
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm The Enigma Cosmetic Denture

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

Ruth Bourke will be attending
2 Scientific CDT Credits
5:00 pm
5:00 pmto 6:00 pm Vericore Custom Abutments & Captek Restorations: A Winning Combination

Al Fillastre, CDT, teaches a simple, straight-forward approach to understanding how custom abutments and Captek restorations can make your implant cases more predictable and esthetic. Learn how 3Shape abutment software allows you to control contours and soft tissue even without a scanner; considerations...

6:00 pm
6:00 pmto 7:00 pm Dentures Plus

In this PowerPoint presentation showing practical cases and technique illustrations, Bruce Keeling, CDT, covers basic model preparation including adequate landmarks, thickness and land areas; principles of articulation including identifying and marking critical landmarks, the relationship of hamular...

Saturday, May 07
TimeClinic and CompanyLocationCredits
8:00 am
8:00 amto 9:00 am Esthetic Trilogy: From Colored Wax-ups, to Provisionals, to Ceramics

Yi-Yuan Chang presents step-by-step techniques using colored wax, acrylics and ceramics to create winning esthetic, lifelike restorations. Color wax-ups and provisionals can be two of the most effective ways to increase patient understanding and acceptance of the final ceramic restorations. Detailed...

Yi-Yuan Chang will be attending
1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 9:00 am Initial Titanium Ceramics: 'The Solution'

In today's economic climate the price of metal has become an expensive and unpredictable business expense. Steve Nash, MDT, explains the benefits and features of milled titanium and how switching to titanium not only controls metal costs but also reduces your labor output per unit. Attendees have the...

8:00 amto 10:00 am The Lost Art: Removable Partial Dentures

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Lean and Green in the Partial Department

Join in this interactive lecture to learn about lean manufacturing in the partial department. Ann Schmitt, CDT, shows how a rapid burnout technique using phosphate investments can reduce turnaround time and save energy costs. This "lean manufacturing" approach can increase production in the partial department...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am The Enigma Cosmetic Denture

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

Ruth Bourke will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am CAD/CAM-Designed Metal Copings and Refining at Argen

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am FDA Workshop

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

2 Regulatory Standards CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am Be More Productive with the SensAble IntelliFit™ Digital Restoration System

Learn how to use the SensAble IntelliFitTM Dental Lab System to digitally design flexible and metal partials, full-contour crowns, bridges and veneers. Matt Tait, RDT, shows the latest design enhancements and workflows that increase your productivity and address a broad range of restorations including...

2 Scientific CDT credits
8:00 amto 10:00 am FDA Workshop

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

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2 Regulatory Standards CDT credits
8:00 amto 12:00 pm Immediate Rehabilitation Utilizing Fixed Hybrids

In recent years, immediate-loading procedures for the edentulous and terminally dentate patient have gained popularity among clinicians. Chuck Genco examines laboratory products and techniques to produce an immediate, fixed provisional and offers step-by-step procedures for fabricating the final fixed...

Chuck Genco will be attending
4 Professional Development credits
8:00 amto 12:00 pm All-Ceramic Restorations by Straumann CARES CADCAM

Glass ceramics are some of the most in-demand materials in the marketplace due to their natural restorative properties. IPS e.max® CAD by Straumann and IPS Empress® by Straumann are an excellent solution for all-ceramic single tooth restorations including full-contour crowns, copings, inlays,...

8:00 amto 3:50 pm Dependability & Aesthetics--Success with Porcelain Fused to Titanium

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 10:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm Daniela Behringer, CDT, provides instruction and hands-on training on the Triceram porcelain system and shows how to create lifelike restorations using the benefits of a titanium substructure coupled with the esthetics of this porcelain.

1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 3:50 pm 3Shape Scan & Design Certified Training

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 10:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm The 3Shape scan/design system is widely recognized as the standard for CAD systems and is one of the most commonly used systems in laboratories. 3Shape Certified Trainer Jesse Madsen covers everything from case creation and scanning...

Jesse Madsen will be attending
1 Professional Development CDT credit
8:00 amto 4:50 pm In-house Titanium Custom Implant Abutment Milling Demonstration

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm Origin CAD/CAM now makes it possible to mill a one-piece titanium implant abutment in-house using a pre-fabricated titanium blank with a patent-pending solution that drastically reduces cost and...

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8:00 amto 4:50 pm Origin CAD/CAM System Demonstration--Efficient Production, Diverse Material Selection, Precise Milling

This 50-minute session starts at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm See how Origin solutions—including zirconia, wax, cobalt-chromium (NP), full-contour ceramics, castable PMMA, VITA® CAD Temp and NobleTitan Titanium—can be milled efficiently and...

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1 Scientific CDT credit
8:00 amto 5:30 pm Jensen Dental Clinics

Jensen and its professional team of educational partners are busy creating the perfect way for you to spend your day while visiting LMT LAB DAY West. Stay tuned for detailed information on key topics and speakers.

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8:30 amto 10:30 am Another Look at Implants

Come and learn about the newest initiatives from 3M ESPE related to this fast-growing market. Explore the latest advancements, including new workflows for implants and updates on new materials.

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8:30 amto 10:30 am Monolithic Magic: Designing a Beautiful Lava™ All-Zirconia Monolithic Restoration

The popularity of monolithic restorations continues to grow. Roger Dawson explains how to create a monolithic restoration your dentists and patients will love. Using the Lava Scan ST Design software or importing your Dental Wings or 3Shape design files, you'll learn characterization and polishing techniques...

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

Attendees gain hands-on practice using visible light-cured materials to create implant-based restorations, which can expand your service offerings and profitability. Clinicians Casey Miller, CDT, and Kristi Gregory, CDT, talk about advanced CAD/CAM services to fabricate precise implant suprastructures.

4 CDT credits
9:00 am
9:00 amto 10:00 am Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision-milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialists, dentists and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:00 amto 4:50 pm Origin Intelligence Scanner Introduction

This 50-minute session starts at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm and 4:00pm Bring the power of CAD/CAM to your small lab with a low cost system ($7,500 and no license renewal fee) that provides all the necessary tools for comprehensive dental design including crown & bridge, implant abutments and...

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9:00 amto 4:50 pm Learn Dr. Tanaka's Technique of Zirconia Custom Coloring

This 50-minute session starts at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm and 4:00pm Developed through years of professional experience, Dr. Tanaka's coloring technique provides patients with lifelike zirconia crowns. Using more than just a standard dipping method, the technique uses custom brush coloring before...

Asami Tanaka will be attending
1 Scientific CDT Credit
9:15 amto 10:15 am Profit with Removable Dentures

This interactive demo focuses on the most successful techniques in removable denture fabrication today, including: implant overdenture designs; characterization of dentures; and proper set up techniques. Join Jim Collis, CDT, as he introduces a new and exciting denture tooth design teaching technicians...

1 Scientific CDT credit
9:30 amto 11:00 am Aesthetic Dentistry Today

Mike Archibald, CDT, talks about the realities of today's materials and which ones are most predictable and profitable for the laboratory.

10:00 am
10:30 amto 11:30 am Proven Zirconia Solutions: Material Selection for Minimizing Remakes-- Zirconia or Lithium Disilicate

Zirconia is an innovative material that delivers superior longevity as shown in a recent survey presented at IADR in Barcelona, Spain. Kimiyo Sawyer presents study findings and comparisons between zirconia and lithium disilicate, monolith substrate and layers, press and CAD/CAM, and selection methods...

10:30 amto 11:30 am Technolusion

Rich Pavlak, MDT, begins this multi-dimensional presentation with the power of a beautiful smile and discusses the basic parameters essential for the creation of that beautiful smile. He explains how to quickly evaluate a patient's smile using digital photography and inexpensive software programs that...

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1 Scientific CDT Credit
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Implants Made Easy

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Are You Ready for CAD/CAM and is CAD/CAM Ready for You? Or is it Actually 'Digital Dentistry'?

To help decide if CAD/CAM is right for you, Laserdenta's John Just, CDT, explains why CAD/CAM is not a silver bullet and covers what to look for in a CAD/CAM system, hidden costs and the differences between variety of CAD/CAM systems. Participants leave with a checklist of questions to ask as they investigate the digital world.

John Just will be attending
10:30 amto 12:30 pm Shofu Solutions for 2011

Master Ceramist Yi-Yuan Chang from UCLA presents the latest laboratory skills, techniques and applications, including solutions for metal ceramics, staining and esthetic restorative materials that will enhance your business.

Yi-Yuan Chang will be attending
2 Professional Development credits
10:30 amto 12:30 pm The Modern Laboratory's Role in Bringing Critical Technology to the Project Management of Implant Therapy

Through presentation, table clinics, and computer workstations, Lars Hansson, CDT, reviews the modern laboratory's role in project management of implant therapy, including radiographic templates, surgical and prosthetic case planning with Facilitate™ software, fabrication of surgical guides, and...

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

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
11:00 am
11:00 amto 12:00 pm Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision-milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialists, dentists and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

1 Scientific CDT credit
11:00 amto 12:30 pm Understanding the Principles of Custom Shade Matching

Luke Kahng, CDT, shows how to deal with the frustrating aspects of shade matching. He discusses the proper tools and materials, analysis of VITATM, the recipe for tooth color, the three essentials (incisal, body and gingival), nine detailed tooth structures and the use of GC products.

11:30 amto 12:30 pm Proven Zirconia Solutions: A Challenge to Natural Teeth--The Beauty

Naoki Hayashi, RDT, introduces selected esthetic clinical cases using Katana and CZR, with a focus on the examination, diagnosis and communication between dentist and dental technician, as well as communication between the patient and dentist before and after treatment. He discusses the clinical advantages...

1:00 pm
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm CAD/CAM Basics: What you NEED to Know

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

Kim Karpowitz will be attending
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision-milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialists, dentists and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please!

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

1:00 pmto 2:00 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please! (sponsored by LMT)

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

1:00 pmto 2:30 pm CAD-on to Success: Sirona's Latest Material Offering by Ivoclar

In this hands-on workshop, Gary Osborn, CDT, explores IPS e.max CAD-on, the latest material offering for inLab MC XL from Ivoclar. This new technique combines the advantages of lithium disilicate glass-ceramic with those of zirconium oxide in a truly innovative way. Learn how you can fabricate four-unit...

Gary Osborn will be attending
1:00 pmto 2:30 pm Digital Impressions to Model Milling to Full Contour Zirconia--CEREC Connect Does It All

For the first time, technicians are able to produce physical models directly from digital impressions from CEREC Connect. Tom Nieting, CDT, leads this hands-on opportunity where you can learn the complete CEREC Connect process and how you can mill models in-house. He explains the features and benefits...

1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Stud Attachment-Retained Overdentures: Implant and Root-Retained

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm All About Zirconia-- The State of the Art

In the last few years, zirconium dioxide has proven to be a very reliable and trendy material for all types of restorations. In addition to covering the ABC's of zirconia, including where it comes from and how it's obtained, Alessandro Cucchiaro, CMDT, introduces the MAD/MAM milling system, an easy-to-use,...

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Modern Techniques for Fixed and Removable Implant Restorations

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

2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Maximizing the FEE (Function, Esthetics, Excellence)

This hands-on demonstration covers all aspects of fabricating removable appliances which afford the ultimate in appearance and satisfaction to patients. Jim Collis, CDT, discusses the tooth selection process as it relates to providing the best appliance functionality. He also covers the comparative quality...

1 Scientific CDT credit
1:00 pmto 3:00 pm Monolithic Magic: Designing a Beautiful Lava™ All-Zirconia Monolithic Restoration

The popularity of monolithic restorations continues to grow. Roger Dawson explains how to create a monolithic restoration your dentists and patients will love. Using the Lava Scan ST Design software or importing your Dental Wings or 3Shape design files, you'll learn characterization and polishing techniques...

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1:00 pmto 3:15 pm Dentogenic Rehabilitation of the Edentulous Patient

Developed by Dr. John Frush, the Swisse-dent Dentogenic Formula is a Swiss-influenced denture approach that allows dental professionals to achieve superior esthetics through close attention to the patient's gender, personality and age (SPA factor). Other factors include the proper selection and natural...

Jack Danilov will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
1:00 pmto 4:30 pm Table Clinics

These demonstrations are held continuously: Ceramics Unmasked: This comprehensive porcelain demonstration is carefully designed for technicians who want to become more knowledgeable ceramists and aspire to become a top ceramist. Rich Pavlak, MDT, begins with the understanding and proper...

1:00 pmto 5:00 pm Implant Dentures: Keys to Success

Implant prosthesis have a very high chair appointment and repair recall rate. Richard Rought, CDT, explains the failures that occur and examines the keys to success of the implant denture. Through communication and understanding the types of restorations, you can greatly improve the predictability of...

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4 Professional Development credits
1:30 pmto 5:30 pm Grow Beyond Dentures with Implant Restorations

Attendees gain hands-on practice using visible light-cured materials to create implant-based restorations, which can expand your service offerings and profitability. Clinicians Casey Miller, CDT, and Kristi Gregory, CDT, talk about advanced CAD/CAM services to fabricate precise implant suprastructures.

4 CDT credits
2:00 pm
2:00 pmto 3:00 pm Top 10 Secrets of Successful U.S. Dental Labs

DLMS presents the amazing results of our informal survey of the most profitable small- to medium-size laboratories in the U.S. Attendees walk away from this session with dozens of specific, proven ideas for growing and managing their business in 2011. This frank, informative session was filled to capacity...

2:00 pmto 4:00 pm The Remarkable World of Lustre Paste NF (Table Clinic)

Join John Hunzicker as he creates a 3-dimensional world of color in just minutes with the remarkable Lustre Paste NF by GC America which can be applied to any GC America porcelain or any other ceramic in your lab. He shows you how to construct mamelons and enamel effects with just a stroke of a brush.

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2:00 pmto 4:00 pm Pink Esthetics 'The Easy Way' (Table Clinic)

Steve Nash, MDT, demonstrates tissue replacement on a titanium bridge with the remarkable composite, Gradia Gum. He also talks and demonstrates how to customize color on removable dentures.

2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please! (sponsored by LMT)

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

2:30 pmto 3:30 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please!

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

3:00 pm
3:00 pmto 4:00 pm Simplicity & Precision Through CAD Restorations: e.max CAD, Milled Titanium, Milled CoCr--the New 'Biometal'

John Haupt explains how you can deal with the rising cost of precious metals and discover a new income avenue in precision-milled restorations (PMR). See how your laboratory can become a part of the dental team of specialists, dentists and surgeons. Learn how to enhance your lab's profitability and productivity...

1 Scientific CDT credit
3:00 pmto 4:30 pm IDS Brought to LAB DAY West--An Overview of Laboratory Solutions

As pioneers of CAD/CAM technology, Sirona continues to expand inLab capabilities by adding revolutionary software, materials and new hardware. Jeff Youngerman, CDT, presents a comprehensive update on Sirona's latest developments, including in-house model milling with inCoris Model, inCoris TZI blocks,...

3:00 pmto 4:30 pm Expanding Opportunities with Selectively Open Architecture

Are you still confused about open, closed, and selectively open architectures? Then this lecture is for you! Chad Rogers explains why Sirona has chosen a "selectively open" architecture for its inLab MC XL system, enabling only exclusive integration of components manufactured by the most reputable dental...

Chad Rogers will be attending
3:30 pmto 5:00 pm Fiber is Good for You

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

Thomas Bormes will be attending
2 Scientific CDT credits
3:30 pmto 5:30 pm Managing Difficult Implant Cases

It's a fact that implants are a great solution for missing dentition. Craig Nelson, AAS, CDT, covers planning, execution and tips on how to manage a difficult case, and follows a 24-year bridge case, starting with the surgical placement of the implants to its failure.

Approved for 2 Professional Development credits
3:30 pmto 5:45 pm The CAD and CAM of Creating a 'Life-Like' Removable Prosthesis with Implants

Anton Voitik, MDT, details how initial patient records and reliable restorative materials impact laboratory and clinical treatment outcomes. He reviews streamlining laboratory processes, the smart use of laboratory manpower and chairtime, facial and anatomic landmarks, and the use of post-processed 3D...

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

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

4:00 pmto 5:00 pm Regulatory Standards 101: Just the Facts, Please! (sponsored by LMT)

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