February 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
2nd generation, 3shape, analog, association, associations, business consulting, cap, dental, india, laboratory, podcast, roland, technician, vision 21, voices from the bench
Many labs are owned by technicians or past technicians but Michael Farago, a son of a technician, who has never made a dental restoration has successfully taken an analog lab and helped create a sustainable business that will grow with technology.
January 4th, 2021 | 55 mins 33 secs
3shape, alloy, dental, flexibles, frameworks, laboratory, micron, partials, podcast, printing, slm, technician, voices from the bench, welding
Tim Bertram from Bertram Dental Lab comes on the podcast to talk about taking over a family lab that has specialized in metal frames from the '70s. Currently Tim and his crew are printing SLM frames directly from a lab's design along with flexibles and surgical guides along with a traditional workflow. They now grow to support more labs for this much needed service in our industry.
December 21st, 2020 | 57 mins 56 secs
3shape, carbon, carded teeth, dental, digital, discontinued, eclipse, goo, inlab, laboratory, podcast, printing, resin, technician, truexpression, voices from the bench, workflow
Long time "lab guy" Jimmy Stegall with an opportunity to work with and help labs optimize their digital workflow by joining the Dentsply Sirona team. Jimmy talks about training labs on the Lucitone Digital Printed Denture using the Carbon printer and answers some question laboratories have had about some recent changes with Dentsply Sirona.
December 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 22 secs
3shape, dental, due date, fedex, intra oral scanners, itero, laboratory, medit, podcast, schedule, software, steps, technician, templates, trios, ups, voices from the bench, zimbis
Lab production software is not talked about very often, but it should be. It's important and crucial for many labs to have software to make them more efficient. Richard Pickard from Inventrix comes on the podcast to talk about the history of LabTrac, how and why it works, and what they are working on for the future.
October 26th, 2020 | 58 mins 28 secs
3shape, chairside, dental, dentist, full arch, gothic arch, laboratory, mill, podcast, print, roland, teamwork, technician, voices from the bench
Coming into port to tell their tale is Allen "Patch" Garcia and Dr. Jack Bell from Family Dental Associates in Warner Robins, Georgia. This in-office dental lab along with a progressive dentist is "killing" it on workflow and technology. Their voyage is bringing Bad To the Bone Dental restorations to everyone with "land legs".
August 3rd, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
3shape, cdt, ce credit, ddc world booths, dental, denturist, dtg, exocad, laboratory, podcast, study group, technician, voices from the bench
Jeffry Tobon & Sander Polanco came together to start a group for technicians to "Learn. Educate. Unite." Digital Dental Craftsmen is a movement that allows instructors to share their knowledge and members to grow together. Hear how they started the group, why they started DDC, and the exciting platform they are working on now.
December 2nd, 2019 | 49 mins 29 secs
3shape, dental, facebook, laboratory, linkedin, podcast, technician, voices from the bench, whip mix
We wrap up the great conversations Elvis had the Whip Mix Digital Forum in Louisville, Kentucky. First up is Sevan Pulurian who gives us some tricks and tips he has learned as the 3Shape Specialist at Pacific Dental. Then we talk with Chelsey Phillips, who not only help organize the event but is the Digital Marketing Specialist for Whip Mix and she shares some tips for labs.