May 9th, 2022 | 1 hr 8 mins
3rd generation, board members, ceramics, dental, family, giving back, laboratory, membership, origin b&d, passion, peter pizzi, podcast, president, production, r&d credit, tax savings, technician, tradeshows, vendors, vita, voices from the bench
We are so happy to be back in Texas (physically) at the DLAT conference. This episode we talk to Wade Davenport, Richard Wills, and AJ Sheek.
April 18th, 2022 | 59 mins 54 secs
air force manual, all on 4, dental, exocad, family, foundation, justin, laboratory, ladies of the mill, locked up, mentorship, mindset, mrawwesome, podcast, prison, speaking, technician, voices from the bench
Success usually comes from hard work and dedication. After her life took a sharp turn, Kelly Weliky took an opportunity to learn dental technology. After some great mentorship and support from family, Kelly now owns her own removable lab and is giving back to an industry that has given her so much.
209: Back at LMT Lab Day Chicago Part 1: Christina & Brian Heaslip, Katie Boteler, and Jonathan Thompson
March 28th, 2022 | 58 mins 37 secs
automation, blind date, burs, cam, dental, dentures, digital, dipping, family, instagram, laboratory, milling, podcast, pre-sinter staining, processing, removables, technician, voices from the bench
We are so happy that lab conventions are back and this week we bring you three conversations that happened during the 2022 LMT Lab Day Chicago show from the Preat booth. Joining us is Christina & Brian Heaslip, Katie Boteler, and Jonathan Thompson.
February 21st, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
axsys dental solutions, carbon, dan yoder, dental, digital dentures, family, furlough, laboratory, partials, podcast, technician, vesamill, vision, voices from the bench, wet milling
Betty and Blake Barksdale from Barksdale Dental Lab come on the podcast to talk about the early days of the lab, how they put employees first, and how they use the power of sharing to be successful.
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 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.
June 7th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
anne koelzer, dedication, dental, dentsply, dr. jessica emery, dr. mary kersenbrock losing, e.max, family, kids, laboratory, lauren crowe, marina caponigro, mcx5, mcxl, passion, podcast, preat, sirona, technician, voices from the bench
Jill Swafford and Christina Heaslip are two ladies that love to mill and they love the industry so much that they started a group online called Ladies of the Mill. The group is intended to give strength to the females in our profession. It has grown so much that they are holding their first summit in July 2021. They come on to talk about starting their labs, running the lab and a family, starting the group, and how this summit will be different from the usual dental meeting.
June 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
argen, dan elfring, dental, dentures, dsg, family, laboratory, partials, podcast, printed, technician, tribal knowlege, voices from the benc
Jerry Kaizer is living the dream. Murray Kaizer is a removable lab in Connecticut that is on it's 3rd generation of family. Jerry talks about how he started in the lab, how they handled COVID, what they are doing now, and what Jerry's thoughts are on making sure the next generation understands the tribal knowledge of basic dental technology.
February 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
argen, dental, digital dentures, family, laboratory, podcast, technician, voices from the bench, zirconia
Elvis & Barb celebrate the 100th episode of Voices From the Bench! They are excited to welcome Anton Woolf in a fantastic conversation about the history of Argen, having a family life, how the company became more than alloy supplier, and what Argen is working on for the future.
December 16th, 2019 | 46 mins 16 secs
dental, family, generation, lab day, laboratory, lmt, ortho, podcast, technician, voices from the bench
While at LMT Lab Day East, Elvis and Barb sat down with two different families where the parent started the business and the child came in to keep it going and to take it digital. First, we talk to father and son Michael and Joe Young. Then we talk with mother and daughter Jane Hyatt and Kristen Benitez.