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A weekly podcast dedicated to the dental laboratory industry. Featuring anyone associated with the profession from all over the world. Host are in their own dental laboratory every day making teeth and interviewing people from the industry on their time off. New episodes every Monday morning.

A weekly podcast dedicated to the dental laboratory industry. Featuring anyone associated with the profession from all over the world. Host are in their own dental laboratory every day making teeth and interviewing people from the industry on their time off. New episodes every Monday morning.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly podcast dedicated to the dental laboratory industry. Featuring anyone associated with the profession from all over the world. Host are in their own dental laboratory every day making teeth and interviewing people from the industry on their time off. New episodes every Monday morning.

Language:

English


Episodes

227: Alakazam and Presto! It’s Tony Prestipino!

8/1/2022
We are excited to have on good friend and supporter and advocate of our industry, Tony Prestipino from Artifex Dental Laboratory (https://artifexlab.com/). Tony comes on to talk about how he learned about the profession, having a brother who is a prosthodontist and another bother in the lab business, getting into implants, and taking an All-on-X procedure and patenting the procedure. It’s hard to find anyone so willing to help anyone willing to ask. Information and how to register for the...

Duration:01:10:57

226: It's a S.I.N. Not to Go Digital: Patrick Dewey & Blake Roney

7/25/2022
What?!?! Another Implant company? You bet. But this one is different. Patrick Dewey, the General Manager from S.I.N. Dental USA (https://sindentalusa.com/) and Blake Roney, the Digital Solutions Specialist come on the podcast to talk about the companies dedication and process to a completely modeless digital full arch workflow. Patrick and Blake talk about the process and while using Photogrammetry with the Imetric4D...

Duration:01:10:13

225: The Grand Slam of Ceramics with Edgar Munoz

7/18/2022
This week brings the amazing story of Edgar Munoz. Edgar played baseball and had dreams of going professional. A couple of bad knees later and Edgar had to rethink his life. Luckily for our industry and thousands of patients, Edgar stumbled into dental technology. Opening his own lab in his garage and a lot of hard work, Edgar is now the owner of Elite Dental Studios (https://www.elitedentalstudiousa.com/). Partnering with Noritake (https://www.kuraraynoritake.com/world/)to teach ceramics,...

Duration:01:06:43

224: The Race For Education! Lindsey Rowan, Arian Deutsch, Tony Prestipino, Bennett Napier

7/11/2022
Before we get stated with this jam packed and full filled episode, we have to get some links to you: Information and how to register for the Race For the Future 8.0 August 28th (https://dentallabfoundation.org/news-events/race-for-the-future/) Information and registration for the Chicago Triathlon (https://www.chicagotriathlon.com/) Register for the FREE Education Day on August 27th (https://dentallabfoundation.org/education-day/) (COME TO THE DINNER!) Donate to Barb or Team Voices From the...

Duration:01:04:59

223: Following Your GPS to Digital Success with Andrew Perricone

7/4/2022
Join us at the Ladies of the Mill Summit - Nashville - July 21 & 22 (https://www.ladiesofthemill.com/) Live, hands-on course using anaxgum pink composite and PREAT Corp. implant components to create lifelike gingiva on implant prosthetics - During LOTM on Saturday July 22 (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pink-esthetics-with-anaxgum-at-the-ladies-of-the-mill-summit-registration-314758911377) We love our stories of family taking over the family lab. One such family is the Perricone's. Andrew...

Duration:00:58:00

222: Shaping the Future of the Dental Industry with Rune Fisker and 3Shape

6/27/2022
DONATE to Barb Warner or Team Voices From the Bench for the Race For the Future 8.0 (https://fdlt.memberclicks.net/donor-form#!/) Participate or cheer the racers at the Race For the Future 8.0 - August 28th - Chicago (https://dentallabfoundation.org/news-events/race-for-the-future/) Come to the FIRST and FREE Education Day - August 27th - Chicago (https://dentallabfoundation.org/education-day/) Most labs have 3shape (https://www.3shape.com/) running a majority of their digital workflow. Do...

Duration:01:05:17

Episode 221: The Excalibur of Teeth: Craig Holland, CJ Holland, and Dr. Wendy Clark

6/20/2022
Join us at the Ladies of the Mill Summit - Nashville - July 21 & 22 (https://www.ladiesofthemill.com/) Live, hands-on course using anaxgum pink composite and PREAT Corp. implant components to create lifelike gingiva on implant prosthetics - During LOTM on Saturday July 22 (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pink-esthetics-with-anaxgum-at-the-ladies-of-the-mill-summit-registration-314758911377) Imagine having to teach over 80 students partial design during covid. That is exactly what Dr. Wendy...

Duration:01:10:18

220: Being a Disruptive Unicorn in Dental Technology with Nicole Jackson

6/13/2022
The Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology (https://dentallabfoundation.org/): Race For the Future 8.0 August 28th (https://dentallabfoundation.org/news-events/race-for-the-future/) Most technicians are very dedicated and passionate about what they do. That is what makes our industry so amazing. But sometimes there is a technician that we run into that is so passionate that it really stands out and shows really how amazing we are. Nicole Jackson came into this industry be seeing a...

Duration:01:15:08

219: The Maine Event with Denturists Patrick Allen, Austin Carbone, & Ashley Soucy

6/6/2022
The Maine Licensed Denturist Association June 10 - 11 (https://mainelda.com/) National Denturist Association October 12 - 14 (https://nationaldenturist.com/) We’ve had many Denturists on the podcast in the past. It’s a great career path for dental technicians looking for the next step. Unfortunately, Denturism is not legal in many states. Luckily for the residents of Maine, Denturism is legal there. We are joined again by multi-episode guest, Patrick Allen. Patrick is a Denturist in at...

Duration:01:02:59

218: The Mouse is Mightier than the Sword with Minh Tran

5/30/2022
There are a few in our industry that create valuable content geared to the dental laboratory industry. If you have spent more than 10 minutes on a social media page for dental technology, you have probably heard of Minh Tran. Minh is a second generation lab technician that also has a passion for creating videos and sharing knowledge that he has picked up over the years on dentaltechtips.com (https://dentaltechtips.com/). Minh talks about his early days in the lab, discovering when it became...

Duration:01:03:58

217: Making America Smile, One Lab at a Time with Keith Crittenden

5/23/2022
Send us your audio thanks! Just record yourself on your phone or computer and email it to info@voicesfromthebench.com and we will play it in the month of June to celebrate CDT and Dental Technician Appreciation month! Have you got your limited edition VFTB shirt featuring the triathlon of dental lab? Click here to get a Race For the Future 8.0 VFTB shirt raising money for The Foundation For Dental Technology featuring art by Mackenzie Mayer ORDER BEFORE MAY 28, 2022...

Duration:01:05:48

216: Finally Live, Live, Live From Texas with Kevin Dillon, Lance Dowdle, & Samantha Grayson

5/16/2022
Have you got your limited edition VFTB shirt featuring the triathlon of dental lab? Click here to get a Race For the Future 8.0 VFTB shirt raising money for The Foundation For Dental Technology featuring art by Mackenzie Mayer ORDER BEFORE MAY 28, 2022 (https://bonfire.com/race-for-the-future-80-vftb-shirt) Participate or Cheer on the racers in Chicago at the Race For the Future 8.0 August 28, 2022 (https://dentallabfoundation.org/news-events/race-for-the-future/) We are STILL bringing y'all...

Duration:01:07:02

215: Finally Live, Live From Texas with Wade Davenport, Richard Wills, & AJ Sheek

5/9/2022
Race For the Future 8.0 VFTB shirt raising money for The Foundation For Dental Technology featuring art by Mackenzie Mayer ORDER BEFORE MAY 28, 2022 (https://bonfire.com/race-for-the-future-80-vftb-shirt) Participate or Cheer on the racers in Chicago at the Race For the Future 8.0 August 28, 2022 (https://dentallabfoundation.org/news-events/race-for-the-future/) When Texans do anything, they do it big. This year’s conference definitely didn’t disappoint. The podcast was set up next to the...

Duration:01:08:52

214: A *Bleeping* Dental Technician From *Bleeping* Finland: Sandra Puurits

5/2/2022
One of the main points of the podcast is to feature anyone in our industry. Unbiased and uncensored. Too keep a clean rating on podcast apps, we bleep out words considered “bad”. That does not stop us from talking to technicians from around the world no matter their style of communication. When we discovered Sandra Puurits on Instagram, we knew it would be a “bleepful” episode that would be real and hilarious. Sandra didn’t disappoint. Sandra talks about getting into the industry, the state...

Duration:00:58:35

213: Digging Deep into Dentures with Deepa Bharakhda

4/25/2022
Come see Elvis at the Preat (https://preat.com/) booth during LMT Lab Day West May 20 - 21 (https://lmtmag.com/lmtlabdaywest) Register for Elvis' course "Using Your Awkwardness to Market Your Lab" (https://lmtmag.com/seminars/using-your-awkwardness-to-market-your-lab-122404) This week brings a great removable technician out of Leicester, UK. Deepa Bharakhda didn't know what she wanted to do with her life. After finding a dental technology course at a university and studying a year in India,...

Duration:01:06:01

212: From Steel Bars to Titanium Bars with Kelly Weliky

4/18/2022
Join Elvis at the Washington Denturist Association annual conference May 12 -14 in Leavenworth. (https://wadenturist.com/wda-2022-conference/) Everyone has a story about how they got into the industry. Not everyone wants to share that story. For Kelly Weliky the story is not a highlight of her life. Kelly learned dental technology while in a correction facility. Many people learn the craft this way. For years Kelly didn't talk about publicly, but after her success of starting her own lab,...

Duration:00:59:54

211: The Buzz around The Hive with Emily & Eleanor Pittard

4/11/2022
When we see unique and interesting labs online, we get to have them on the podcast and talk to them. That is exactly what we did when we saw The Hive (https://www.thehivedental.co.uk/) on Instantgram (https://www.instagram.com/hive_dental_laboratory/). Turns out it owned by Eleanor and Emily Pittard. Together they have created an amazing award winning (really) dental laboratory (https://www.thehivedental.co.uk/the-dentistry-awards-2021/) in Dorset, UK. Emily is a Clinical Dental Technician...

Duration:01:05:28

210: Back at LMT Lab Day Chicago Part 2: Randi & Scott James, Lorene Flores, Jennifer Cowherd

4/4/2022
Did you miss LMT Lab Day Chicago (https://lmtmag.com/)? Want to feel like you were there? Did you go and want to go back? We do too! This is the next best thing to it. Three amazing conversation we got while at the Preat (https://preat.com/) booth. First up is Randi & Scott James from Renstom Dental Studios (http://www.renstrom.com/) talking about all the growth they have had since the last time we talked to them and what the two are doing while at the show. Then we talk to the ONLY female...

Duration:00:59:10

209: Back at LMT Lab Day Chicago Part 1: Christina & Brian Heaslip, Katie Boteler, and Jonathan Thompson

3/28/2022
It is so good to be among our fellow lab friends. After having no show in 2021, LMT Lab Day Chicago (https://lmtmag.com/) happened with a great vibe in 2022. While less people attended, the ones that came where ready to be out and about and many stopped by the Preat (https://preat.com/) booth. This week we talk to four people that attended. First up is wife and husband team from Georgia, Christina and Brian Heaslip (http://www.digitaldentallabs.com/default.html). They talk about working...

Duration:00:58:37

208: Providing an Opportunity of Education with Renata Budny and Jamie Rubin

3/21/2022
An Angled Approach: 90° Milling with DGSHAPE's C-Clamp Adapter for DWX-52D WEBINAR with Whitney Courtney McCarty and Ian O'Neill (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_A0wM1gYJQX2klJdW_rxueA?fbclid=IwAR0QOM5PRJvIfZ5niV0QoR_4AzDDGqdZf5Kjyg6QyC6KUwdyBNogl2RDURI) DLAT Southwest Conference and Expo April 1 & 2: Dallas / Fort Worth Airport Mariott (https://members.dlat.org/membership/2022-conference-portal/) Let's do the math. 52 weeks a year. 208th episode. Never missed a week. It's the...

Duration:01:07:52