John Orfanidis is the Director of CAD/CAM and Design for Dynamic Dental Solutions in Jacksonville, FL. He is a third generation dental technician and has been around dental labs and clinical environments all his life. John has been at the forefront of advanced digital dental technology, having worked and consulted for companies such as 3M, Heraeus, Kulzer North America, and SensAble. Due to his extensive experience with various scanners, He has aided in development for scanning sequencing for DOF and Open Technologies. He has lectured internationally with Dr. Gerrard Kugel and Dr. Ron Perry on veneers , bonding, impression materials and processes. He was also instrumental in building the North American market for Exocad the leading dental design software. John has worked at TUFTS University as the CAD/CAM trainer in the post graduate prosthodontics dept and also held a research associate position which focused on digital technologies and materials. JohnnyO continues to push the limits for manufacturing in dentistry and for a better quality of life for patients.
April 26th, 2021 | 1 hr 20 mins
3shape, cdt, dental, dental wings, digital dentures, haptic device, inlab, laboratory, podcast, scanners, smile design, stl, surgical guides, technician, tufts university, voices from the bench
Do you want to know how Exocad came to America? John Orfanidis comes on the podcast to tell the story of growing up in a VERY dental family, opening a lab, being the first lab to have Exocad, and then taking it to the rest of the USA. John is and was a teacher, trainer, advocate, and Exocad evangelist.