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VITA PRESENTS HANDS-ON COURSE FOR


November 9, 2010
by Vident

(Brea, CA) – Dentists and technicians from across the country recently traveled to Vident headquarters in Brea, California, to attend a hands-on course on how to prepare successful Titanium restorations. Led by Vident Technical Instructor, Ken Chizick, R.D.T., C.D.T., each attendee learned specific techniques on the preparation of Nobel Nocera Titanium Alloy and the application of VITA® Titankeramik porcelain. A brief history covering dental titanium and technology was discussed, followed by the preparation of VITA Bonder application and Furnace Thermodynamics. A demonstration of a visual furnace calibration as prescribed by the VITA Titankeramik Instruction Manual was also shown. Students were able to learn the technique for opaque, porcelain layering and glazing, followed by hands-on participation.

Vident has been a provider of innovative dental products since 1985 and is the North American subsidiary of VITA, manufacturer of the internationally recognized Vita Classical Shade Guide, Vita 3D-Master Shade System, VITA Easyshade and quality VITA restorative materials.

To register for a course or for information on a specific course, call Norma Tinajero at 800-828-3839 x238. For information regarding Vident and VITA products or courses call 800-828-3839 or visit Vident’s web site at www.vident.com.

Participants – front row left to right:

Mitch Griffin, CDT – VIDENT Western Account Manager – VIDENT, a VITA Company – Brea, CA

Jim Werner, CDT – Werner Dental Lab – Independence, MO

Liz Martinko – Werner Dental Lab – Independence, MO

Jackie Bussard – Werner Dental Lab – Independence, MO

Yin Garcia – Las Vegas Esthetics – Las Vegas, NV

 Michael Flaws, CDT – Integrity Dental Design, Inc – Libertyville, IL

 

Participants – middle row left to right:

Tim Trapp, Nobel Esthetic Specialist – Nobel Biocare USA LLC

Travis Hill, Nobel Esthetic Specialist – Nobel Biocare USA LLC

Jeremy Stauffer – Jackson Fairmont Dental Lab – Fairmont, MN

Travis Gasser – Professional Dental Arts – Lafayette, CO

David Ruppert, CDT – Professional Dental Arts – Lafayette, CO

Hide Fujiwara – G & H Dental Arts – Torrance, CA

Koert P Takkunen, US Central Area Manager, NobelProcera Digital Cad/CAM & Guided Surgery – Nobel Biocare USA -Yorba Linda, CA Wayne Whitehill, CEO – VIDENT, a VITA Company – Brea, CA

 

Participants – back row left to right:

Ken Chizick, RDT, CDT – Instructor – VIDENT Advocate

John Hoffman, RDT, CDT – Univ. Manitoba Dept. of Restorative Dentistry – Winnipeg, MB

Jim McGuire, CDT – Technical Sales Consultant Director- VIDENT, a VITA Company – Brea, CA

Steve Fisher – Las Vegas Esthetics – Las Vegas, NV

Ryan Chaney, CDT – Glidewell Laboratories – Newport Beach, CA

Jim Pierce – Bio Aesthetics Dental Studio – Grand Junction, CO

Fred Ketcho, President – VIDENT, a VITA Company – Brea, CA

Bob Wright – VIDENT Sales Manage – VIDENT, a VITA Company – Brea, CA


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