President of Knight Dental Group in Oldsmar, Florida
2018 Treasurer on the board of the National Association of Dental Laboratories
An accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
October 11th, 2021 | 1 hr 7 mins
amann girrbach, billy drake, consulting, dental, drake, laboratory, podcast, speaking, ss white, teaching, technician, voices from the bench
David Avery finally joins the podcast for a wonderful conversation from the perspective of someone who has seen a lot over his career. Talking about working in-office, owning his own lab, managing a big operation, and teaching at dental schools. You could say he knows what he is talking about.
October 4th, 2021 | 58 mins 55 secs
dental, denturist, employment, facebook, hiring, indeed, job posting, job seeking, laboratory, monster, podcast, resume, technician, voices from the bench
Why is it so hard for good labs to find good technicians? Why is it hard for technicians to find good labs? One man is on a mission to change that. Andy Foster talks about creating a website dedicated to dental technicians and dental laboratories finding each other.
September 27th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
bennett napier, dental, jill swafford, laboratory, lee culp, mark williamson, podcast, safelink, surgical guides, tay harvey, technician, voices from the bench, whitney mccarty
Every year Whip Mix has the Digital Forum. A great meeting that puts the digital workflow on stage featuring some of the industry’s best speakers on the subject. Bernie Jaroslow comes on to talk about the upcoming event. Also joining is lab family Michael, Austin, and Alex Emerick who have never missed a year.
September 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
3shape, dental, george brown college, internship, ivotion denture, laboratory, milled, partial, patients, podcast, printed, scanners, technician, trios, voices from the bench
This week brings us a progressive denturist out of Canada. Eric Kukucka has been speaking and sharing his love for removables for a long while. He talks about getting into denturism, getting into the digital workflow, and finding his passion on education.
September 13th, 2021 | 57 mins 31 secs
dental, disabilities, donate, giving back, laboratory, medically fragile, nonprofit, podcast, state board, technician, veterans, voices from the bench, volunteer
The ability to change lives is one of the most rewarding aspects of our industry. Now you can do even more. Hollie Stevenson from the Dental Lifeline Network comes on to talk about their program that improves the dental health of the less fortunate and how labs can help.
September 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
carbon, coffee, dental, digital dentures, enterprise rental, firstfit, graceland, laboratory, magic touch, podcast, sales, technician, voices from the bench, zahn
Daxton Grubb from R-Dent Dental Lab comes on the podcast to talk about running a dental lab and all the fun that goes along with it. Telling it like it is, Daxton's world is full of hits and misses that we can all learn and grow from.
August 30th, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
anaxdent, beer, box art, dental, gingival stain, instagram, lab day chicago, laboratory, nina, outside sales, podcast, portatour, step parents, technician, vision boards, voices from the bench
We are back again at the first ever Ladies of the Mill Summit that happened back in July 2021 in Chattanooga, TN. This time we talk to Kelly & Hannah Fincher from Texas and Tay Harvey from Anaxdent USA.
178: LIVE at LOTM Part 2: Mary Valentine, Emily Valentine, Sherri Weatherby, Cassandra Dombrowski, Mary Nosal
August 23rd, 2021 | 53 mins 4 secs
asiga, barn, dental, hand wax, kids, laboratory, louisville, management, michigan, nobel biocare, podcast, porcelain, procera, roland mill, technician, voices from the bench, whip mix
We are back at the Ladies of the Mill Summit. This week we talk to mother/daughter team Mary and Emily Valentine, then from Whip Mix we chat with Sherri Weatherby and Cassandra Dombrowski, and then we wrap up the episode with Mary Nosal.
177: LIVE at LOTM Part 1: Anne Koelzer, Dr. Mary Kersenbrock, Denisse Padilla, Casey Steale, & Sarah Williamson
August 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
3d printing, 3shape, dental, dentist, e-aqua model, envisionone, family, flexcera, inlab, laboratory, mcx5, podcast, technician, voices from the bench
LIVE from the Preat booth at the Ladies of the Mill Summit in Chattanooga! This first collection has us talking with Anne Kersenbrock Koelzer from AMK Dental Lab and her sister Dr. Mary Kersenbrock Losing, then from Desktop Health we chat with Denisse Padilla and Casey Steale. And we end the episode with a conversation with Sarah Williamson.
August 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
#wellmakeyousmile, beauty queens, branding, cardi b, celebrities, cosmetic, dental, followers, frontier smiles, laboratory, podcast, social media, technician, veneers, vita, voices from the bench
We've all tried to advertise our lab on social media with mediocre success. Gil Villavecer from Frontier Dental Lab has found the key to making Instagram work. He shares tips and tricks on how to use this free platform and reach a global audience of both clinicians and the public.
August 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 6 mins
canada, ceramist, cercon, cerec, dental, family, full arch, laboratory, marketing, marriage, mountie, podcast, quebec, shade, technician, voices from the bench
A married couple with different backgrounds come together to create two amazing labs in two different countries. Dimitri Tsichlis and Lidia Croteau own a lab in Canada. Sick of the cold, they opened their new lab in Florida to hand pick the work they want to do and they DO IT RIGHT in so many areas.
July 26th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
avadent digital denture, chairside conversions, dental, dentures, immediate load, laboratory, multi-unit abutments, nobel biocare, pic scanner, podcast, screws, technician, temporary cylinders, voices from the bench
Dora Rodrigues, an amazing technician that studied where the "All-on-4" was created, came to America to start a lab that only does hybrid conversation with a digital workflow. She shares her story, techniques, and her passion for full arch, life changing, prosthetics.
July 19th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
business partners, dental, digital dentures, electrician, fixed, focus magazine, fun, laboratory, ladies of the mill, lotm, members, outsourcing, podcast, preat, removables, southern states, sun, symposium, technician, voices from the bench
It is so good to be back at the FDLA show. We were at the Preat booth talking to all the great attendees and a few decided to sit down and chat with us. We talk with Don Hebert CDT, Ricardo Marrero, and current president Dory Sartoris.
July 12th, 2021 | 55 mins 27 secs
alabama, ansley burdette, beach house, cal-lab, carbon printers, chris waldrop, covid, dental, digital dentures, laboratory, nadl, nbc, podcast, technician, terec, vision 21, voices from the bench
We welcome Harold Burdette to the Podcast. Harold has been a technician since the 70s, grown this family business into one of the largest privately owned labs, and a past president of the NADL. Harold's got some great stories of the past and some opinions of the future.
July 5th, 2021 | 1 hr 7 secs
anaxdent, atlantis substructure, dental, dentist, digital dentures, instagram, jeffrey luk, panthera master cup, podcast, technician, voices from the bench
Nina Frketin, a fantastic technician from the UK joins us on the podcast. Nina learned her early skills in Croatia and eventually found a home at Dencraft. With the ability to do everything in the lab, Nina found a love for dentures and is now perfecting her skill with composites.
June 28th, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
3 shape, 3d printing, bear, bellus 3d, cdt, dental, dentist, denturism, denturist, esther schwenning, immediate denture, internship, intraoral scan, laboratory, mill, podcast, technician, voices from the bench
A Canadian Denturist that is fully digital? Yes, please! Carson Law from Northern Lights Denture Clinic comes on the podcast to talk about becoming a denturist, what the school was like, and practicing in a fully digital office with some great Canadian stories.