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 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
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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.
February 17th, 2020 | 52 mins 57 secs
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The last of the double-digit episodes brings on Eugene Royzengurt from Apple Dental Laboratory. Eugene is a wonderful technician and educator who's also going through the process to become a Denturist. We talk about the school and how he blends traditional with digital workflow.
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.
February 3rd, 2020 | 38 mins 57 secs
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While at the Eastern Conference of Dental Laboratories Elvis got a chance to talk to three people from the Durham Technical Community College that has a Dental Laboratory Technology program. First up is Erin Popov CDT, who is an instructor there, and Jill Adams who is a student. Then we got to talk to Greg Walton CDT who heads up the program. We talk all things education!
January 27th, 2020 | 58 mins 3 secs
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Our industry is full of amazing people. People who are willing to do anything to help any lab or person. People that give back to our profession. This episode we talk to someone who has given a ton and who continues to give back by being the current Chairperson of the Cal-Lab Association. Jeff Stronk from Treasure Dental Studios came in the dental lab industry as a sales person and has help shape our industry what it is today.
95: It Is Greener On The Other Side: Greg Martin CDT, TE from Renfert and Maurice “Mo” Whitlock, CDT from AmannGirrbach
January 20th, 2020 | 41 mins 31 secs
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Episode 95 brings us two technicians turned vendor reps. While Elvis was at the Eastern Conference of Dental Laboratories back in November we got a chance to chat with Greg Martin CDT, TE from Renfert and then Maurice “Mo” Whitlock, CDT from AmannGirrbach