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Episode 43: Inside Inside Dental Technology: Interview with Valerie Berger & Pam Johnson Part 2 (VFTB43)

1/21/2019
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We are joined once again by Valerie Berger and Pam Johnson from IDT magazine. Aside from the great monthly magazine these two do so much for our industry. In this part of the interview they talk about their online content, some of the great events they put out, trends they see, and why they feel that it’s important to give back to our industry. IDT online! (https://www.aegisdentalnetwork.com/idt) Check out some of the great things these women in technology say about the WIDT Breakfast:...

Duration:00:32:34

Episode 42: Inside Inside Dental Technology: Interview with Valerie Berger & Pam Johnson Part 1 (VFTB42)

1/14/2019
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Episode 42 brings us a new interview with Valerie Berger (Vice President) and Pam Johnson (Founding Editor) from IDT Magazine. They tell us about the early days of starting the magazine, how they stay relevant in an ever growing industry, and what goes in to making such a great magazine. IDT Magazine (https://www.aegisdentalnetwork.com/idt) Vision 21 Meeting (Come out Wednesday, January 16th!) (https://nadl.org/events/v21/2019/) Voices of Dentistry - January 25 & 26...

Duration:00:29:47

Episode 41: Grab a Chair for the Chairperson: Interview with Jim Gorgol and Cal-Lab Part 2(VFTB41)

1/7/2019
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With a powerful board of directors, Jim Gorgol CDT, sits as the Chairperson of the Cal-Lab Association. In part 2 of our conversation Jim tells us more about what goes into putting on one of the greatest meetings of the year. Listen for a special message from our friends at The Dental Hacks Podcast! Cal-Lab Association (http://cal-lab.org/) 93rd Annual Meeting Feburary 21 - 22, 2019 (http://cal-lab.org/annual-meeting/) Elvis and Barb on The Dental Hacks Podcast...

Duration:00:29:33

Episode 40: Grab a Chair for the Chairperson: Interview with Jim Gorgol and Cal-Lab Part 1(VFTB40)

12/31/2018
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Jim Gorgol CDT, owner of Distinctive Dental Studio and current Chairperson of the Cal-Lab Association, joins Elvis and Barb on the last episode of 2018. Part 1 has Jim talking about how he got into the industry, his lab, and the Cal-Lab Association. Cal-Lab Association (http://cal-lab.org/) Vision 21 - January 16 - 19 in Las Vegas (https://nadl.org/events/v21/2019/) Harley-Davidson® Raffle Ticket (http://dentallabfoundation.org/news-events/ticket/) LIKE us on Facebook!...

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 39: The Art of Working Together- A Conversation with Alex and Danielle Wünsche Part 2 (VFTB39)

12/24/2018
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Alex and Danielle Wünsche are back on the podcast continuing the conversation about how they together run a 50 year old lab in Miami. From looking for new clients to hiring new employees, these two offer some great insights in to a successful boutique lab. Be sure to listen all the way to the end to learn why Barb needs to be on every episode. :) Zahntechnique (http://zahnlab.com/) Jan 12, 2019 Hands-On Course: Dominating Aesthetics utilizing 3D Printed Dentures with Composite...

Duration:00:28:26

Episode 38: The Art of Working Together- A Conversation with Alex and Danielle Wünsche Part 1 (VFTB38)

12/17/2018
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This week Elvis and Barb are joined by Alex and Danielle Wünsche from Zahntechnique in Miami. Alex speaks to both doctors and lab technicians so often that it seems odd when he is not on stage at a convention. Their story about how they met and what they do to run a successful boutique lab together is both inspiring and entertaining. Zahntechnique (http://zahnlab.com/) Jan 12, 2019 Hands-On Course: Dominating Aesthetics utilizing 3D Printed Dentures with Composite Characterization...

Duration:00:35:13

Episode 37: The Power of Positive Involvement: Bennett Napier and Bob Savage Talk About the NADL Part 2 (VFTB37)

12/10/2018
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We are joined again by Bennett Napier from Partners in Association Management and Bob Savage from Drake Precision Dental Laboratories (and current NADL president) to talk about the benefits and connections one can make from getting involved with the NADL. We also talk about two of the greatest events that NADL puts on, Vision 21 and NADL University. NADL (https://nadl.org/home-page.cfm) NBC (https://nbccert.org/homepage.cfm) The Foundation of Dental Technology...

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 36: The Power of Positive Involvement: Bennett Napier and Bob Savage Talk About the NADL Part 1 (VFTB36)

12/3/2018
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This week starts an interview that Barb and Elvis both have been wanting to do since we started the podcast. Bennett Napier and Bob Savage join us to talk all about the NADL, NBC, and the Foundation of Dental Laboratory Technology. Bennett Napier from Partners in Association Management talks about running an association full of crazy lab techs and Bob Savage from Drake Precision Dental Laboratories (and current NADL president) talks about how he got into the business and why he feels it is...

Duration:00:29:49

Episode 35: Data Worthy of Every Lab: An Interview with John Schwartz and Trevor Willenberg from LabWorthy Part 2 (VFTB35)

11/26/2018
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John Schwartz and Trevor Willenberg continue talking with us about the data they have collected and what trends they see in our industry. They also describe the process needed to sign up and start your path to better client retention. Check out LabWorthy's interesting Blog (https://www.mrktmetrics.com/blog) Sign up with the code VFTB for an addional 20% off! LabWorthy.com (https://www.mrktmetrics.com/lab) Special Guests: John Schwartz and Trevor Willenberg.

Duration:00:31:54

Episode 34: Data Worthy of Every Lab: An Interview with John Schwartz and Trevor Willenberg from LabWorthy Part 1 (VFTB34)

11/19/2018
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Joining us this week are John Schwartz and Trevor Willenberg from a company called LabWorthy. This new interview begins with how LabWorthy works with dental laboratories to collect data and to successfully use that data to understand better what their clients want. . Check out LabWorthy's interesting Blog (https://www.mrktmetrics.com/blog) Sign up with the code VFTB for an addional 20% off! LabWorthy.com (https://www.mrktmetrics.com/lab) Special Guests: John Schwartz and Trevor Willenberg.

Duration:00:34:00

Episode 33: A Better State of Mind: A Roundtable Conversation About State Regulation Part 2 (VFTB33)

11/12/2018
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We continue our roundtable discussion on state associations and regulation. Joining us again are: Tim Stevenson CDT- FDLA, Florida Dental Laboratory Association Chris Delarm CDT - WSDLA, Washington State Dental Laboratory Association Lonni Thompson CDT - ODLA, Ohio Dental Laboratory Association These wonderful technicians volunteer their time to help their State Dental Laboratory Association as the President. Two states are still fighting to get the regulation needed to ensure that labs are...

Duration:00:33:11

Episode 32: A Better State of Mind: A Roundtable Conversation About State Regulation Part 1 (VFTB32)

11/5/2018
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We are so pleased to bring back a Roundtable episode. Through pain, glitches, and errors we finally got gathering of Presidents join us to talk about their various state associations and while one is regulated the other two are still fighting. Joining us at the table are: Tim Stevenson CDT- FDLA, Florida Dental Laboratory Association Chris Delarm CDT - WSDLA, Washington State Dental Laboratory Association Lonni Thompson CDT - ODLA, Ohio Dental Laboratory Association A lot of experience sits...

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 31: The Framework To a Family That Works Together: A conversation with the Naas Family Part 2 (VFTB31)

10/29/2018
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Raised in a dental lab that his parents created in a shack, Jeremiah and Amanda Naas have become one of the most well-known removable labs that specialize in RPB Frameworks. From a full-service dental lab to a future denturist, this married couple that works together and raises kids together are an inspiration to us all. Join us on part 2 of a conversation that has us talking about public speaking, the difficulty of keeping prices where they should be, and the decision to become a denturist...

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 30: The Framework To a Family That Works Together: A conversation with the Naas Family Part 1 (VFTB30)

10/22/2018
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Elvis and Barb start a wonderful conversation with Jeremiah CDT,DTG and Amanda Naas from Inverness Dental Arts. This family has built a removable laboratory is a unique way specializing in RPD metal frameworks. We talk about how the lab started, how they met, and what it takes to be successful at work and at home. But their adventure is just begining....... Show Links: RetainerDesigner YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/RetainerDesigner/featured) Elvis & Barb interviewed LIVE...

Duration:00:32:10

Episode 29: By The Grace of Dental Marketing : Interview with Grace Rizza of Identity Dental Marketing (VFTB29)

10/15/2018
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Grace Rizza, the Founder and CEO of Identity Dental Marketing, comes on the podcast to talk about her role in helping dentist market to patients. But Elvis asks her to speak on how dental laboratories can play a bigger role in the “big picture”. Grace offers a unique perspective on how dentist market to patients giving dental laboratories a few ideas on how we can either help dentist advertise or how we can advertise to dentist. https://identitydental.com/...

Duration:00:31:38

Episode 28: Let's Get Digital with Removable Workflows: Interview with Robert Kreyer, CDT and Yulia Gafurov, CDT Part 2 (VFTB28)

10/8/2018
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Elvis and Barb continue a fascinating interview with Robert Kreyer, CDT and Yulia Gafurov, CDT as they speak more about integrating digital technology with in the removable department. With a consulting company called Dentgnostix these two are going to be some important technicians to keep an eye on as the removable industry shifts to a more digital workflow. NADL's Vision 21 Meeting - January 16 - 19, 2019 in Las Vegas (https://nadl.org/events/v21/2019/) Special Guests: Robert Kreyer CDT...

Duration:00:35:58

Episode 27: Let's Get Digital with Removable Workflows: Interview with Robert Kreyer, CDT and Yulia Gafurov, CDT Part 1 (VFTB27)

10/1/2018
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Straight off the heels of the International Digital Denture Symposium in Phoenix Arizona, we talk with Robert Kreyer, CDT and Yulia Gafurov, CDT from a consulting and digital removable laboratory called Dentgnostix. While they believe the digital denture is the future, their experience also tells them there is more than one way to integrate a digital workflow in your laboratory. Join us for part 1 of this interesting perspective. JDT article from Oct 2017 by Robert Kreyer, CDT and Kathleen...

Duration:00:33:04

Episode 26: Breathe Easy: A Chat About the Air Quality in Dental Laboratories Part 2 (VFTB26)

9/24/2018
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On our 26th episode (half a year goes by so quick) we continue talking with some fellows from Fellowes. Blake Bobosky and Mike Booth talk about how they cleaned up Tad Friess' lab with a wall mounted box called the AeraMax Professional and how easy it is to do the same for your lab. Rockert Dental Case Study (http://cleanair.aeramaxpro.com/rockert-dental-testimonial) About AeraMax Professional - Website (https://aeramaxpro.com/industries/dental-labs/) Our goal: Offering turnkey solutions to...

Duration:00:31:33

Episode 25: Breathe Easy: A Chat About the Air Quality in Dental Laboratories Part 1 (VFTB25)

9/17/2018
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This week starts off a new conversation about the air quality in our dental laboratories. Tad Friess from Rockert Dental Studio brings Blake Bobosky and Mike Booth from Fellowes to talk about a proven way to clean up our air. But first we have to talk about how bad it is. Rockert Dental Case Study (http://cleanair.aeramaxpro.com/rockert-dental-testimonial) About AeraMax Professional - Website (https://aeramaxpro.com/industries/dental-labs/) Our goal: Offering turnkey solutions to improve...

Duration:00:32:26

Episode 24: A Passion for the Patient: An Interview With a Tech & a Doctor From Aspen Dental Part 2 (VFTB24)

9/10/2018
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This week’s episode is part 2 of the interview with Bridget Boudreau, CDT and Dr. Anita Imadomwanyi from Aspen. They continue talking about giving back to the community, explain why Aspen values their technicians by promoting CDTs, and explain Aspen’s recruitment and why a technician would want to work there. Link to Dr. Anita Imadomwanyi’s news interview about Day Of Service...

Duration:00:28:01