104: Talking About Dentist From Voices of Dentistry Part 1: Jordon Comstock, Craig Cody, Dr. Zak Allmand, and Renata Budny
March 23rd, 2020 | 1 hr 21 mins
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Episode 104 marks the 2nd year anniversary of the podcast! After an update about the COVID-19 and how it is affecting the Dental Laboratory Industry from Bennett Napier, we get to business as usual with three conversation we got to from the Voices of Dentistry. We talk to Jordon Comstock, Craig Cody, Dr. Zak Allmand, and because we talk to her every year, Renata Budny from LMT Lab Day Chicago.
March 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 52 secs
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Elvis and Barb are happy to bring you one of the upcoming featured speakers for the DLAT Conference & Expo. Ricki Braswell has gained a ton of experience as a co-executive director of the NADL and the past CEO of the Pankey Institute and now she shares it with dental laboratories.
Episode 102: Second Generation Lab Owners from Vision 21: Jesse Flor, Michael Farago, & Dory Sartoris
March 9th, 2020 | 44 mins 9 secs
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While at the Vision 21 meeting back in January, Elvis got to talk to three people who have taken over the labs their parents started. First up is Jesse Flor, who has a created a 100% digital lab and also owns a couple dental practices. Then from the Fireside Chat He talks to Michael Farago and Dory Sartoris who is running the lab from the perspective of people who have not worked at the bench.
March 2nd, 2020 | 47 mins 27 secs
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Elvis and Barb bring you FIVE amazing conversations they got while at the Vision 21 meeting that took place in January in Las Vegas. They talk to Sean Siegel, Steve Killion CDT, Don Albensi, Heather Voss CDT, and CDT of the Year, Denise Burris. It's a star-studded line up from a star-studded event.
February 10th, 2020 | 53 mins 40 secs
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Ortho Laboratories are a huge part of our industry, yet you never see much at conferences about them. Christopher Gajewski is trying to change that by educating technicians and the public. Starting the Association of Orthodontic Laboratory Professionals (AOLP) is the first and crucial step to bring everyone together.
June 24th, 2019 | 46 mins 30 secs
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We wrap up June and we also wrap up the guests we got to talk with at the DLAT Conference. Joining us on this episode are Sarah Mathis from Duece Dental Laboratory, Donna Smith CDT from Digital Ceramics by Design, and talking insurance with Scott Ruehle from Sebrite Agency.
June 17th, 2019 | 46 mins 46 secs
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Back at the Ranch..... Elvis and Barb talked to more interesting technicians at the DLAT conference in April. Jim and Samantha Emmons from Spectrafire talk about all that goes into inventing new products and Mac Perry joins us to talk about life in and out of the Air Force.
63: The Stars At Night Are Big and Bright: At the DLAT with Chris Ling CDT, Gary Box CDT, and Darrel & Bobby Clark CDTs
June 10th, 2019 | 44 mins 4 secs
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We bring you three more great interviews we got at the DLAT conference in Texas from back in April. Joining Elvis & Barb are Chris Ling CDT from Lifelike Dental Studio, Gary Box CDT from Rainbow Bridge Dental, and Darrel & Bobby Clark from Clark Implant Solutions.
62: Three Interviews In Two States - Razi Setoodegan, Wade Bognuda CDT, Tim Stevenson CDT, & Alexander Wünsche CDT
June 3rd, 2019 | 48 mins 39 secs
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We are moving on to Texas Y'all. Elvis and Barb went to the DLAT Southwest Conference last April and got to talk with Razi Setoodegan from Preat and Wade Bognuda CDT from Broken Arrow, OK. Then we jump ahead to the FDLA Symposium to talk with current president Alexander Wünsche CDT and past president Tim Stevenson CDT.
April 22nd, 2019 | 38 mins 8 secs
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We love the face-to-face interviews we get to do at conferences. This time Elvis and Barb sat down with Herb Baird from Ivoclar Vivadent at the DLAT meeting in Texas. He talks about the esthetic revolution and the importance of education to the dental laboratory technician.