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Rocky Mountain High Regional Technical Conference and Trade Show
Sponsored by Colorado Dental Laboratory Association

March 14th and 15th 2014 at the Red Lion Hotel Denver Southeast

 

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Friday & Saturday Registration


                                                          

 

MEMBER $255.00       NON-MEMBER $525

 

 

Friday March 14, 2014

 

Saturday March 15, 2014

 
 

Member $175.00   Non-Member $305.00

 

Member $125.00   Non-Member $255.00

 

 

If you would like, print the forms and once filled out Mail them to;
Janice Mitchell, CDLA Executive Director
10145 Oak Terrace
Colorado Springs Co. 80920

Exhibitor Packet : Registration Form

 

Program Overviews Friday, March 14, 2014

Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Complete Dentures Hands-on – Presented by Kristi K. Neff, CDT – Sponsored by Dentsply
(7 hour CE/CDT credit)

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Friday 8:00am – 10:00am
Lean Concept - Presented by Craig A. Pickett, AA, RG, CDT, TE – Sponsored by Whip Mix
(2 hours CE/CDT credits)

The model room has long resisted thoughts of “reduced BATCH size,” thinking that the more you pour at a time, the more efficient you are. As a practical application and a place to begin, the course will review the science behind Gypsum Products and common areas in the Model Room that can be addressed with scientific and Lean principles to improve the quality and flow of work through the department and ultimately the entire laboratory.

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Friday 8:00am – 10.00am
Digital Technology: Reinvent your lab, Revitalize your business - Presented by Chad Rogers – Sponsored by Sirona
(2 hour CE/CDT credit)

Join Chad Rogers from Professional Dental Laboratory in Elkhart, IN on his 7 year journey from analog to digital. Chad was recently featured in LMT for his innovative use of digital technologies. Same day restorations, digital impressions, in-house customized abutments, milled temps and digital waxing, are just a few things that Chad utilizes on a daily basis to grow his business and build loyalty with his Drs. Learn how to automate your crown & bridge department to reach new heights in efficiency, consistency, and profitability. The new world of digital dentistry means change. How will your lab adapt?

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Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm
Occlusal Concepts to Protect Esthetic Restorations - Presented by Peter Pizzi, CDT, MDT, FNGS – Sponsored by Bego, Inc.
(2 hours CE/CDT credits)

Under the best of circumstances the transfer of information between the dentist and technician for the fabrication of anterior and posterior restorations is difficult and challenging. An articulator has a limited ability to duplicate or mimic patient’s functional movements. This creates a disadvantage for the laboratory technician to provide a significant collaborative role. An understanding of occlusion is one of the most important details that is sometimes overlooked by our technical workforce. The ability to save seating and adjustment time, and to protect restorations during patient function, benefits the entire dental team. A basic knowledge of mandibular movements, muscle function and the proper use of instrumentation will reap multiple benefits during the production process. This program will present a rational methodology to help eliminate the frustrations often encountered during this endeavor. Communication through preoperative mounted casts, the diagnostic wax up, preparation guides, and photography as an aid for restorative choices can be incorporated into a routine regiment that will enable the dentist and technician to achieve a high level of predictability. o Case management o Diagnostic communication o Understanding the envelope of function specific to the patient. o The use and future role of CAD and Occlusion with our new technological choices.

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Friday 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Esthetic Realities For Today and Tomorrow – Presented by Peter Pizzi, CDT, MDT, FNGS – Sponsored by Jensen Dental
(3 hour CE/CDT credit)

While our industrial marketing machine seems to focus on single molar dentistry, laboratories need to understand that their ability to communicate with there clinical partners on a variety of topics will help to separate them from the pack. Complex cases are more present today than ever, and the laboratories with the knowledge of restoring these cases are in a strong position to secure their future success. Understanding restorative options is a key factor in creating a blueprint for successful case communication. Restorative material choices and the use of implants, which is the largest growth product in the dental market, have influenced our options. Today’s technician needs a solid foundation of knowledge to control case outcome and esthetic success. o Patient guided communication tools o Replacement, Reposition or Restoring options o Understanding tooth position and the use of pink ceramics o Implant options to simplify complex case design.

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Friday 4:00pm – 5:00pm
OSHA - Presented by Joseph S. McFadden, BA, CHSP, MT - Sponsored by CDLA
(1 hour CE/CDT credit)

This presentation will cover the safety, health, and risk factors associated with personal protective equipment, chemical hazards, flammable and ignition sources, ventilation & IAQ, housekeeping, recordkeeping, fire and emergency preparedness, and electrical safety. There will be an emphasis placed on OSHA standards and compliance, the Globally Harmonized System/Hazard Communication Standard, as well as existing best practices for dental laboratories. Questions & Answers welcomed!

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Program Overviews Saturday, March 15, 2014

Saturday 8:00am – 10:00am
Custom Automated Prosthetics - Presented by Brigit Deal and Sam Wainwright, CDT – Sponsored by CAP
(2 hours CE/CDT credits)

TRIOS: The next big thing We will be discussing and demonstrating the new 3Shape TRIOS scanner. There will be a comparative analysis of TRIOS and other competitive systems. We will also discuss the factors that result in the TRIOS and digital workflows being so much more accurate than analog impressions followed by a live demonstration. Following the demonstration of the TRIOS IOS we will complete the workflow by demonstrating the acceptance of the case through 3Shape Communicate. CAD CAM for the Dental Lab We will be going over end to end some of the most innovative CAD CAM systems in the world. First we start with going over 3Shape, the most successful dental CAD software in the world. Then we will be talking about the Roland DWX50, the most affordable 5axis dental mill on the market. After discussing the complete system we will go into one of the most advanced indication types, the Izir bridge which is a screw retained full contour zirconia solution. Lastly I will be touching base on what we offer in wet milling and 3D printing and go over the future of both these technologies.

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Saturday 8:00am – 10:00am
CAD/CAM Systems and Products – Presented by Chris Valdez – Sponsored by Nobel Biocare
(2 hour CE/CDT credit)

The availability of CAD/CAM systems and products along with an increase in patient aesthetic demands continues to push custom milled abutments to the forefront of implant treatment. CAD/CAM abutments provide significant advantages compared to stock and custom cast abutments. The presentation will outline those advantages including overall simplicity, precision, predictability, and tissue management. Targeted are technicians considering the use of CAD/CAM abutments in their regular caseload.

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Saturday 8:00am – 10:00am
Light Cured Prosthetics – Presented by Kristi Neff, CDT – Sponsored by Dentsply
(2 hours CE/CDT credits)

Light Cured Prosthetics are gaining in popularity with their ease of use and time saving processes. The Eclipseฎ prosthetic resin system continues to lead the way and now with the Eclipseฎ Bonding Agent, mechanical retention for teeth is no longer required. With the new Enterra light curing unit you can make night guards and flippers in minutes along with processed bases. Come and see the new Clear Denture Palate and the Perfect Partial.

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Saturday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Cementation Options for Crown & Bridge/Digital Impressioning – Presented by Dave Sipos and Jeff Lefebvre
(1 CE/CDT credit)

If you are sometimes confused about the best cement to use when cementing today’s various types of crown and bridge materials (Metal, PFM, etchable Ceramics, non-etchable Alumina, Zirconium, Indirect Composite or Fiber Posts) this course will help you simplify things. It will provide an understanding of current cement choices and the surface treatments applied to various crown and bridge materials to ensure successful cementing. You’ll be able to cement with more confidence, greater understanding and less postoperative sensitivity.

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Saturday 3:00pm – 4:00pm
OSHA - Presented by Joseph S. McFadden, BA, CHSP, MT - Sponsored by CDLA
(1 CE/CDT credit)

This presentation will cover the safety, health, and risk factors associated with personal protective equipment, chemical hazards, flammable and ignition sources, ventilation & IAQ, housekeeping, recordkeeping, fire and emergency preparedness, and electrical safety. There will be an emphasis placed on OSHA standards and compliance, the Globally Harmonized System/Hazard Communication Standard, as well as existing best practices for dental laboratories. Questions & Answers welcomed!

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