November 27th, 2023 | 1 hr 11 mins
aidite, anax usa, cooking, courses, dental, dental assistant, elementary school teacher, food, gc america, hiring, laboratory, meatballs, multitasking, podcast, sin dental, teaching, technician, traveling, ukraine, voices from the bench
This week we talk to the ever-enthusiastic Marina Caponigro from the Smileology Group Dental Lab. Marina talks about coming to America, learning chairside and lab work, her passion for teaching others, and opening her own lab to help other labs.
November 20th, 2023 | 1 hr 6 mins
buying signals, cal-lab, captek, concert dental, crm, dale dental, dental, empress, follow up, gross margin, laboratory, podcast, role play, sales, technician, territory, top of mind, turn around times, voices from the bench
Even if you are not a "salesperson", everyone in the lab plays a part in the growth of the lab. This week David Lesh from 8 and 9 Consulting comes on to talk about his background, putting together a sales plan, the art of strategic pauses, and selling by providing solutions and not price.
November 13th, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
baja, bella st. clair, brazil, cancun, clear, dental, dental lab association, denture, digital, education, english, federation, high end, ivoclar, judging, laboratory, mexico, pasadena, podcast, retired, san diego, school, social media, teaching, technician, tijuana, travel, veneers, voices from the bench, water, work / life
We wrap up the conversations from the 2023 DTG Symposium with two great guests. First is from Mexico, but now in the States, Salvador Carrillo and then from Brazil, Renata Vano. Both with great and passionate stories.
November 6th, 2023 | 1 hr 7 mins
3shape, analog, art, cal-lab, cast, cdt, cleveland, creation, damaged goods, dental, deregistration, facebook, in-office, japan, jewelry, kol, laboratory, layering, lisi, lockdown, member, military, parents, plaster room, podcast, print, refractory die, roe, south africa, technician, voices from the bench, von grow
We are back again at the DTG Symposium 2023 talking to Dan Boskocevic from GC America, Kostia Vyshamirski from Latvia, and David & Michael De Wet all the way from New Zealand. It's a star studded show!
October 30th, 2023 | 1 hr 1 min
air force, coin, competition, dental, dental assistant, dentist, education, female, hygienist, laboratory, las vegas, lvi, military, new orleans, occlusion, podcast, school, stories, technician, voices from the bench, wife, zirconia
This week we are back at the 2023 DTG Symposium with Shelia Raquel from White Peaks Dental Solutions USA and Quint Whipple, the man behind the DTG coin and so much more.
October 23rd, 2023 | 1 hr 5 mins
000%, 12th floor, 13, 3shape, beta, blender 4 dental, bollywood, cdt, dental, e.max, laboratory, magnets, master cup, podcast, pranks, technician, vdo, voices from the bench, young
This week starts the collection of epic conversation we got at the DTG Symposium 2023. We start off with Erika Ramirez and Marjola Paloka from G Dental and Beatrice Robichaud from Panthera.
October 16th, 2023 | 1 hr 5 mins
ceramist, certification, cosmetic, dental, exocad insights, family life, germany, high end, instagram, laboratory, miyo, nexus dental, nightshift, photography, photoshop, podcast, prosthodontist, soviet union, technician, voices from the bench
First Lithuania, then the UK, and now the world, Kristina Vaitelyte is taking digital dentistry to the next level. Destined to be in the industry, Kristina talks about school, traveling to learn in other countries, and working in-office treatment planning directly with patients.
October 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 25 secs
bonadent, ceo, ceramist, cheering, dental, family, full service, grants, heaven, laboratory, life lessons, mentors, podcast, ptc, removables, teamwork, technician, vision board, voices from the bench, walmart, well dressed
This week we meet Todd Reid, the owner of Access Dental Laboratories. Todd talks about his journey, the people who helped him along the way, and eventually opening his own lab where he can pass along the same opportunities that others gave him.
October 2nd, 2023 | 1 hr 5 mins
acrylic, analog, art, century, dental, dentures, ez shade, family owned, hand-crafted, history, hybrid ceramic, instagram, lab owner, laboratory, online store, pink, podcast, shade guide, technician, teeth, vita block, voices from the bench, zirconia
This week we talk all about the iconic company Vita. Sam Nekola, the Director of Marketing Communications at VITA North America, and MacKenzie Mayer, owner of Bella Dental Studio, come on to discuss the history of the 100 year old company and why Mackenzie chooses Vita over other brands.
287: The Family Behind the World Class Smile with Dr. Jill Morris, Dr. Burr Bakke, Dr. Cameron Johnson, Sydney Johnson, and Kelton Johnson
September 25th, 2023 | 1 hr 20 secs
abutments, airway, bed wetting, ce, ceramic, clinic, dental, emax, full mouth, holistic dentistry, implants, interface, laboratory, lvi, ortho, podcast, sleep, surgery, technician, voices from the bench, zirconia
A family that dentals together stays in dental together. This week Elvis and Barb talk to 3 dentists, another in dental school, and a technician that are all in the same practice and all related to each other. Join us as we chat with Dr. Jill Morris, Dr. Burr Bakke, Dr. Cameron Johnson, Sydney Johnson, and technician Kelton Johnson.
September 18th, 2023 | 1 hr 8 mins
dental, digital, education, elementary, externship, fort wayne, grants, growth, internship, iu, laboratory, mad ants, osha, perdue, placement, podcast, research department, summer camp, technician, university, voices from the bench
This week brings us Brooke Harris, the program director for the only bachelor degree program in the US for dental technology. Running the department at the Indiana University Fort Wayne, Brooke talks about the classes, the students, the challenges, and the successes.
285: Ladies of the Mill 2023 with Mary Cardenas, Denisse Lasso, Dora Rodrigues, Krysta Lovelace, Heather McMeans, Raegan Bicklein, Lauren Crowe, Holly Wood, Sarah Williamson, Jennifer Taylor, Emily Valentine, Hannah Fischer, Stefani Hudson, Lindsay Berg, Betty Teel, Brandy Jo, and Kathryn Green
September 11th, 2023 | 1 hr 23 mins
apex dental lab, aspen, barn, cousins, daughters, dental, digital dentures, f bomb, family, front office, lab ownership, laboratory, mountains, og, podcast, remote design, speaking, strength, teaching, technician, voices from the bench, weakness
Our most guestful episode yet! We are back talking to 17 wonderful ladies during the Ladies of the Mill Summit 2023. We chat with Mary Cardenas, Denisse Lasso, Dora Rodrigues, Krysta Lovelace, Heather McMeans, Raegan Bicklein, Lauren Crowe, Holly Wood, Sarah Williamson, Jennifer Taylor, Emily Valentine, Hannah Fischer, Stefani Hudson, Lindsay Berg, Betty Teel, Brandy Jo, and Kathryn Green. Enjoy!
284: Ladies of the Mill 2023 with Jessica Scott, Mandy Arena, Rachel Luoma, Jill Swafford, Christina Heaslip, Angelika Roseberry, Joetta Dixon, Amy Joers, and Becca Williams
September 4th, 2023 | 1 hr 23 mins
change, daughter, dental, denturism, digital workflow cdt, growing, iowa, kirkwood school, laboratory, on stage, podcast, renfert, speaker's retreat, speed dating, technician, theme song, voices from the bench, work wife
This week is a BUNCH of conversations from the Ladies of the Mill Summit. Our first ever live on stage recording with Jessica Scott and Mandy Arena, then a conversation with Rachel Luoma, followed by "speed recording" with Jill Swafford, Christina Heaslip, Angelika Roseberry, Joetta Dixon, Amy Joers, and Becca Williams.
August 28th, 2023 | 56 mins 20 secs
24 hour, ai, cad, crown and bridge, dedicated team, dental, dental share, design, evident, exocad, full arch, implants, invoicing, ios integration, lab-to-lab, laboratory, new zealand, partials, podcast, productivity, profile, removable, shining 3d, smile design, technician, trends, voices from the bench
This week is all about outsourcing digital designs with Evident. Guy Manzies, VP of Digital Design Services, comes on to talk about what it takes to handle all the different lab preferences with other 350 designers and keep constancy.
August 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 1 min
anax, articles, boards, clinical, dental, encourage, england, facebook, hand-on, instagram, lab day, laboratory, ladies of the mill, panthera, podcast, share, speaking, spotlight, support, swag, symposium, technician, tips, tour, uk, voices from the bench
Working the Night Shift. We've all been there, but to 4 female technicians it's a way to support and encourage others to be their best. Nina Frketin, Deppa Bharakhda, and Emily & Eleanor Pittard talk all about their new group Nightshift.
August 14th, 2023 | 1 hr 9 mins
4 by 4, alsip, around the world, dental, dtg magazine, french, gc america, gum battle, hands-on, improving, laboratory, late night, name drop, passionate workflow, photography, podcast, speaking, teaching, technician, technique, travel, voices from the bench
To celebrate the return of the DTG Symposium in September, this week we talk to the founder of the DTG, Von Grow who joined by two speakers Hugo Herbert from Canada and Firas Dahbour from Jordan.