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Mike Adkins, CDT, has been serving in management positions within the top three dental lab corporations for over 30 years and has firsthand experience with the ever-changing business environment and diverse...See more business models practiced throughout the U.S.
Sales And Marketing Manager - USA
Seventeen years in the dental industry, ten of them spent with Space Maintainers Laboratory where I ran their Continuing Education division and also managed the Marketing department. I then became a Founding...See more and Managing Partner of Spee, Corp. an orthodontic product company, which developed a unique system for IPR, which included a clear disposable disc guard and a 16:1 Straight reduction hand piece. After Three years of running SPEE, I took some time for myself, doing some consulting work and spending time with my wife two girls. In 2013, I was hired by Core3dcentres, a Global Outsource Milling Partner to handle business development and marketing in the US.
A member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the Sleep Research society, the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist & Registered Sleep Technologists. An accomplished Sleep Specialist...See more that has opened numerous sleep disorders facilities. Have developed a 3 dimensional bite gauge to see that our dental partners in sleep are showing consistent results in outcomes to our patients in Sleep and TMD appliances. In development of additional diagnostic equipment and protocols to measure new parameters to improve patient out comes while reducing costs to the healthcare industry.
Regional Sales Representative
Mr. Austin is dual degreed in Biology from the University of Georgia and in Dental Technology, Summa Cum Laude, from The Medical College of Georgia. Lee has achieved National Certification in Dental Laboratory...See more Technology and has also received honorary Mastership in Implant Prosthodontics from the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontists. His expertise in dental implant technology provides superior support when managing the various aspects of implant dentistry: Thirty years experience in implant surgical, restorative and regenerative sales. Award winning consultant and national lecturer on implant prosthodontics. Established and managed two specialty implant laboratories. Trained in CAD/CAM and CT Guided implant dentistry. Mr. Austin routinely assists dentists implementing implant treatment into their practices with prosthetic and surgical support, case design services and production analysis.
Bill Barton, CDT, TE, is a Technical Consultant for Ivoclar Vivadent Inc., responsible for customer support, training/education programs at the International Center for Dental Education, and performing...See more in-depth product testing. He has been a laboratory technician, manager and educator for over 31 years, serving 25 years in the U.S. Air Force prior to joining the Ivoclar Vivadent Technical Services Department. Barton's extensive technical background includes experience in all phases of fixed and removable prosthetics.
Mark Borchardt is the CTO of Cadblu Dental and runs the Cadblu North rapid production facility in Minneapolis. As a former lab owner and certified 3Shape trainer, he has been at the forefront of the digital...See more dentistry movement and is routinely beta testing and co-developing some of the leading digital technology.
Dental Laboratory Technician/Manager
Doug Brydels, CDT, is Dentsply Prosthetics' technical manager and oversees the removable Technical Training Center in York, PA. He has over 30 years of experience working in all phases of full and partial...See more dentures, including working in a large Vitallium® laboratory.
Director National Accounts
Jim Buchanan is the Director of National Accounts for the 3M Digital Oral Care business of 3M ESPE in St. Paul, MN. He has held several sales and marketing positions within 3M ESPE and the Digital Oral...See more Care business over the last 12 years, and was responsible for the 2002 launch of the Lava™ Crowns and Bridges business for the U.S.