Tony Prestipino, CDT

Special guest

Mr. Prestipino completed the Dental Technology program at Northern Virginia Community College and received additional, specialized training from the Pankey Institute. He is a member of the National Association of Dental Laboratories, the Academy of Osseointegration, the Northern Virginia Implant Society and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. Mr. Prestipino is a published author and lectures throughout the country on implant dentistry. He has provided student and staff support at the University of Maryland. Mr. Prestipino is the President of Artifex Dental Laboratory located outside of Washington, DC.

Artifex Dental Lab Inc.
1982-1984-Completed the Dental Technology program at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC)
Received additional at the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL
1984- Registered graduate in Dental Technology
Certified Dental Technician (CDT) through National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL)
1984-1995- Dental Technician at Latos Dental Lab. Olney, MD
1995-2007- Vice President and Dental Technician at Artifex Dental Lab. Alexandria, VA
2008-present- President and Dental Technician at Artifex Dental Lab
1999-2002- Student and staff support at University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Past board member of the National Board of Certification (NBC)
Past board member of the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL)
Past proctor for the National Board of Certification (NBC)
Member of the Academy of Osseointegration, Northern Implant Society and numerous local study clubs
Artifex has been a Beta test site for numerous offerings at Biomet 3i
Hold intellectual property and is patent pending on an advanced protocol for full arch immediate loading of dental implants
2000 – Present – Lectures nationally and extensively on implant dentistry

Published author:
Journal of Dental Technology: “A Mother’s Poor Dental Health Becomes Inspiration”
Compendium: Paradigm Shift in Today’s Digital Dentistry
Journal of Dental Technology: Digitizing the Implant Restorative Process
Journal of Dental Technology: CAD/CAM Implant Abutments Using Coded Healing Abutments: A Detailed Description of the Restorative Process
Academy of Osseointergration Europe poster presentation: Clinical efficacy of the BellaTek® Encode® impression system – a case-control-study of three impression techniques

Tony Prestipino, CDT has been a guest on 2 episodes.