Andre Harrison, CDT

Owner at Great Smiles Dental Lab

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About Andre

I have provided a high level service and quality products to dental providers over 20 years as a crown and bridge technician. I have acquiring a master’s degree in dental technology. I have trained at Dentsply Implant Division. I have studied and worked with metal free restorations.

2007-2012 Cadent Inc., Carlstadt, New Jersey Cadent engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of the iTero intra-oral scanner and computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) of restorative models for the dental industry worldwide. CAD Interpreter • Develop and implement protocols used by team of 10+ technicians • Provide educational programs, literature to team members • Introduce and drive Quality Assessment protocols used by the company • Schedule, conduct and report results from digital audits • Conduct, analyze and report quality control milling (CAM) results • Evaluate and approve corrective actions and follow-ups on auditing reports • Monitor the effective resolution for corrective actions • Coach and assist in the development of quality technicians to ensure growth and development • Perform Die ditching , model articulation, wax copings and full cast crowns digitally using CAD software • Re-work failed cases digitally • Troubleshoot difficult and complex cases • Provide level 2 customer service to laboratories and Doctor's offices • Introduce tools that improve the quality control (QC) process by 35% • Introduce tools that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the milling machines • Reduce shipping overages by 50%

2001-2007 Great Smiles Dental Laboratory, North Plainfield, New Jersey Owner and Operator • Head of Marketing to local dentists • Develop and grow a loyal customer base through customer relationships • Responsible for the fabrication of stents for implants • Provide Diagnostic waxing • Contribute in dental treatment planning • Case design for implant crowns and bridges • Fabrication of gold inlays, onlays, full cast crowns & veneer crowns • Fabrication of all ceramic inlays, crowns, veneers • Fabrication of porcelain fused to metal crowns & bridges

1989-2001 Preferred Dental Laboratory, Roseland, New Jersey Waxer/Finisher • Wax copings & full cast crowns • Finish copings & full casts crowns • Cast copings • Wax implant supported crowns and bridges • Finish implant supported crowns & bridges • Wax all ceramic frameworks