Yulia Gafurov CDT

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Almaty Medical School Almaty, Kazakhstan,1975-1977 Graduated with a degree in Dental Technology Studied all aspects of dental technology including crown and bridge, ceramics, orthodontics, complete and partial dentures.

2018 Co-Founder Dentgnostix Danville, California
2017-2018 Clear Choice Walnut Creek, California
Level 3 Implant Technician (Conversion Specialist, Implant Tooth Arrangemnt)

2016-2017 AvaDent/ GDS Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 Position: Final Digital Denture Quality Control and Digital Design Approval

2014- 2016 California Dental Arts Cupertino, California 408-245-3927 Position: Lead Technician for complete tooth arrangement and gingival waxing plus all aspects of removable prosthetics

1992-1995 then 1997-2014 Microdental DTI Dublin, California
Position: Lead Removable Prosthetic Technciian
Complete Dentures: Tooth Arrangement (set-up), Gingival Wax Contouring, Baseplate and Occlusal Rims, Investing, Finishing, and Polishing.
Partial Dentures: Framework Design, Tooth Arrangement (set-up), Gingival Waxing, Investing, Finishing, and Polishing.
Implants: Bar Design, Verification Jig, Screw Retained Baseplates, Tooth Arrangement over Bar or Superstructure, Investing, Processing, Finishing and Polishing.
Lead Dental Technician under Robert Kreyer from 01-01-12 through 10-31-12 Responsibilities included supervising quality control for the Complete Denture, Partial Denture, Ortho and Implant departments with 12 dental technicians. Communication with dentists regarding case problems and design was another responsibility.

1995-1997 Western Dental in Hayward, California
Position:: In-house technician working with six doctors. Completed all on-site laboratory work plus worked clinically with patients for esthetic adjustments.

1977-1990 Rail Transportation Employee Dental Clinic
Position: Dental Technician design and fabricating fixed and removable prosthetics. Worked in Clinic with doctors and patients

Professional Certification:
Received Certified Dental Technician (CDT) Designation
National Board of Certification in Dental Technology September 2011 Specialty in Complete Dentures

Russian and English

Published Articles:
Inside Dental Technology
December 2012, Volume 3, Issue 11 Published by AEGIS Communications
Solving a Complicated Prosthetic Case
Understand and incorporate a properly prosthetic-driven case plan. By Robert Kreyer, Jr., CDT; and Yulia Gafurov, CDT

Yulia Gafurov CDT has been a guest on 2 episodes.