May 23rd, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
artistic, commission, dental, internet, laboratory, mailers, marketing, milling, one voice, podcast, postcards, pricing, supplies, technician, trade school, voices from the bench, website, zirconia
This week we talk to Keith Crittenden, the man behind AmericaSmiles. But behind the man is a great story of a lab owner finding a way to help his clients succeed so his lab could succeed. He comes on to shares his knowledge to other labs.
April 11th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
administration, award, bees, dental, dental nurse, dentures, ecofriendly, fix, giving back, laboratory, marketing, pfm, podcast, removable, technician, van, voices from the bench, zirconia
This week is a conversation with The Hive. That's right, an amazing laboratory owned by Emily & Eleanor Pittard in the UK. They talk about creating The Hive, being able to see patients, winning awards, and giving back.
March 14th, 2022 | 1 hr 58 secs
all on x, all-on-4, conversions, dental, dental wings, dentures, full arch, immediate load, implants, laboratory, partials, passion, pic system, podcast, technician, voices from the bench, zirconia
This week is a wonderful conversation with Dennis Kalashnik, who talks about his journey in dental technology. From clinical, to prisons, to family labs, to working by himself, Dennis has been on a career long path that has led him to chairside full arch implant laboratory work.
195: Whipping it up at Whip Mix Part 4: Patrick Strohkirch, Tom Houle, Nathan DiBiase, & Nathan Stainnack
December 20th, 2021 | 57 mins 52 secs
3d printing, artificial intelligence, cad cam, class, college, dental, laboratory, ney, panthera, podcast, pucks, software, technician, upload, voices from the bench, zahn, zirconia
One last round of conversations from the Preat booth at the Whip Mix Digital Forum. We talk to Patrick Strohkirch from Oqton, Tom Houle from Whip Mix, and as a bonus, two students from Durham Technical College during the Eastern Conference of Dental Laboratories, Nathan DiBiase, & Nathan Stainnack.
December 13th, 2021 | 1 hr 32 secs
abutments, balls, beyond, dental, full arch, implants, iowa, laboratory, lebanon, podcast, puck, russia, screws, technician, voices from the bench, zirconia, zirconium
Elvis & Barb are back at the Whip Mix Digital Forum from the Preat booth talking to Rich Green from B&D Dental Technologies and Husam Sahwil from DDS Dental Lab. Great conversations from a great event.
December 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 4 mins
dental, designers, hiring, intraoral scanners, ivoclar prime, katana, laboratory, partnerships, podcast, technician, trios, voices from the bench, work from home, zirconia
This week we talk to Kenn Butler who is the Head of R&D at Dandy. Dandy is a company that has caused disruption to the dental lab industry and Kenn comes on to talk about the what, why, and how of Dandy.
November 29th, 2021 | 57 mins 38 secs
3shape, alloy, dental, era attachments, exocad, laboratory, mini implants, mor, od, pd, pic, podcast, roland mill, technician, voices from the bench, zirconia
Back at the Preat booth from the Whip Mix Digital Forum, Elvis and Barb talk to Whitney McCarty, a digital technician from Midwest Dental Arts and Gene Peterson from Sterngold.
June 14th, 2021 | 58 mins 9 secs
3m, aidite, aligners, burs, cercon, dental, dentist, dentsply, flip block, frank acosta, inlab, kavo, laboratory, lava, mcx5, mcxl, podcast, procera, technician, vita, voices from the bench, zirconia
Joining the podcast this week is Norbert Ulmer. Norbert has a long history with Sirona and our industry. He talks about the early days selling in Europe, connecting with Sirona, bringing it to the US, and his new company Gro3X.
April 19th, 2021 | 1 hr 23 secs
carving, cdt, coors, dental, dr. ed mclaren, ids, kolinsky brush, laboratory, ladies of the mill, podcast, preat, shade tabs, technician, try before you buy, voices from the bench, zirconia
Joining us on this episode is Chis Bradley from Smile Line USA. Chris talks about her history with the industry, getting connected with the dental lab instrument manufacturer out of Switzerland, and a amazing service call "My Bench Box"
March 8th, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
cdt, dental, dlat, fda requirements, laboratory, mills, podcast, printers, quality management system, stacked porcelain, technician, texas, voices from the bench, zirconia
With the dental laboratory industry getting more and more into automated machine made restorations, the FDA is taking notice and wants to make sure we are still making a safe product. Tim Torbenson from Evo820 comes on the podcast to talk about how he can help a lab be prepared for when they do come a-knockin'.