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Education powered by Zahn Acadamy

Zahn Academy brings world-class education and events to dental laboratory technicians and owners. We are proud to offer on-demand webinars, in-person education and a variety of content in order to inform customers of the latest innovations and industry trends.

Virtual Roadshow

Milling Flexible Partials: Expert Discussion for Quality Results

DATE: June 16, 2021
TIME: 1:00 - 3:00pm EST
CE CREDITS: 2

This Virtual Roadshow will be hosted by Jeff Youngerman, CDT, Key Account Manager and Kris Schermerhorn, CDT, Owner, Northern Virginia Dental Lab. Kris will navigate through the digital workflow, discussing the equipment and materials needed in order to produce accurate, strong, and aesthetically pleasing removable appliances. We will have a panel of experts including:

  • Carl Horrocks from 3Shape who will discuss the latest software updates in the 2020 Design Studio.
  • Mike Webb from CIMSystems, reviewing the new refinement features and tools in Millbox.
  • Greg Everett from Sierra Tooling will emphasize the importance of having a quality tool on your side.
  • Ian O’Neill from DGShape America's will show us why it is important to choose an accurate and reliable milling machine.
Webinars

Zirconia: From Fabrication to Application

DATE: June 10, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 3:00pm EST
CE CREDITS: 1
PRESENTER: Amir Hossein Nejat, DDS, MS, MSD

Join Amir H Nejat, DDS, MS, MSD for this dynamic hour of information on the unique and diverse physical and scientific properties of dental grade zirconia. Amir will discuss:

  • The process of how zirconia is manufactured
  • How to select the best type of zirconia to fit the needs of your laboratory
  • Common questions you may have regarding zirconia translucency, self-healing properties, and bonding techniques
  • New developments in the ever-evolving science of zirconia

Improve Profitability and Efficiency Through Automated Inventory Management with Zimbis

DATE: June 24, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 3:00pm EST
CE CREDITS: 1
PRESENTER: Louis Visser, DDS – President, Zimbis

Meet Zimbis, your new “Inventory Management Assistant”! Zimbis provides automated solutions help dental laboratories improve workflow for optimal productivity, while at the same time ensuring FDA compliance tracking and accurate charge capture. This webinar will provide insightful information on how dental labs can:

  • Eliminate excess and obsolete inventory
  • Automate the ordering process
  • Prevent stock-outs
  • Securely track and accurately charge for billable items
  • Maintain FDA process compliance tracking

Excellence in Denture Technology

DATE: July 15, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 2:30pm EST
CE CREDITS: 1
PRESENTER: Dennis Urban, CDT

Dennis Urban, CDT, will cover case planning of full and partial denture procedures leading to predictable, successful cases and patient acceptance. A must for those who want to increase removable caseloads with higher profits, predictability and superior esthetics and function. This informative webinar will include successful industry proven techniques and innovative products which help produce the best in cosmetic high end full and partial dentures.

Dennis will cover:

  • Best practices on full and partial dentures for both the clinician and the dental technician
  • Effective successful processing techniques
  • Digital denture technology utilizing the milling of KeyMill™ Denture Base Discs featuring industry-leading Diamond D® high impact resin.
  • Full and partial denture case protocol
  • Proper communication on case planning
  • Denture materials and science, occlusal schemes, set up techniques
  • Gasket partials, clear partials, soft liners, and obturator cases

GC LiSi Press an Aesthetic Approach to Combine Digital with Analog Dentistry

DATE: August 5, 2021
TIME: 2:00pm EST
CE CREDITS: 1
SPEAKERS: Alexander Wünsche, CDT, President of Zahntechnique Dental Laboratory

Aesthetic dentistry is on its own revolution with more educated patients than ever.

In this webinar, Alexander Wünsche is presenting the digital treatment planning in combining the digital smile evaluation with finalizing aesthetic restorations with GC LiSi Press in the monolithic and layered process.

Alexander will discuss:

  • The importance of prototyping to have a predictable aesthetic outcome
  • The importance of proper treatment planning
  • How to combine a digital smile evaluation with the realization of beautiful LiSi crowns and/or veneers
  • How to transfer the information of a prototype to a final ceramic restoration
 
Quick Bit logo A digestible, 30-minute web series focused on technical application and ROI.

3Shape 2020 Software Overview

DATE: June 23, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 2:30pm EST
PRESENTER: Matt Viens, Zahn Dental HighTech Training Supervisor

Take an interactive walk through the exciting new features and functionality offered by the new 2020 3Shape software. Matt Viens will discuss:

  • Dental Designer
  • Dental Manager
  • Dentures
  • Model Builder

vhf: The Definitive Difference in Milling Machines

DATE: June 30, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 2:30pm EST
PRESENTER: Nate Sigman, Zahn Dental Technical Trainer

The quality of the vhf equipment is unmatched in performance. Join this Quick Bite to learn:

  • Game-changing milling strategies for materials
  • Dynamic speed and software features offered by vhf
  • Key quality manufacturing of vhf

Take a Step in the Digital Direction: Your Lab’s Path to Success

DATE: July 7, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 2:30pm EST
PRESENTER: Jillian Swafford, Owner & Operator Oaks Dental Design

Learn how to be the best lab partner to your clinician within the digital space. Jill will discuss:

  • Defining Success
  • Hire the Right Tribe
  • Free Yourself from The Bench

Introducing Flexcera™, for Ceramic-Like Strength in a Bottle

DATE: July 21, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 2:30pm EST
PRESENTER: Jessica Birrell, CDT

Jessica Birrell, CDT, of Capture Dental Arts will be presenting on the evolution of the dental workflow for 3D printed digital dentures using NEW Flexcera™ from Desktop Health.

Jessica will discuss:

  • The science and benefits of Flexcera™
  • How Flexcera™ compares to the competition
  • How Flexcera™ will improve your digital workflow for 3D printed dentures

Self-Branding Strategies: Unleash your Laboratory’s Potential

DATE: August 18, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 2:30pm EST
PRESENTER: Jillian Swafford, Owner & Operator Oaks Dental Design

Jill will discuss how to establish your brand with proven methods focused on building community in the virtual world by:

  • Maintaining consistency within your Lab
  • Branding Differentiation Strategies
  • Create Your Social Media Buzz
 
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Design and Mill Digital Removable Materials Quickly and Profitably with Industry Leading CAD/CAM Technology (Part 1)

DATE: July 14, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 3:00pm EST
CE CREDITS: 1
PRESENTER: Razmig Tatoulian, RDT

Join Razmig Tatoulian, RDT, Digital Technical Support Manager, Canada, for our two part in the Lab series focused on dialing down the seamless integration of the newest innovations of digital denture fabrication utilizing a proven workflow that will solve the most common issues that your clinicians face today including, occlusion, esthetics and fit. Raz will walk you through:

  • The reasons why a quality design is important to achieving an esthetic final restoration
  • New features of the 2020 3Shape software and will demonstrate their removable software and partial options in case design
  • New refinement features and tools in MillBox and how to optimize your CAM workflow while maximizing efficiency and nesting productivity

Design and Mill Digital Removable Materials Quickly and Profitably with Industry Leading CAD/CAM Technology (Part 2)

DATE: August 11, 2021
TIME: 2:00 - 3:00pm EST
CE CREDITS: 1
PRESENTER: Razmig Tatoulian, RDT

Join Razmig Tatoulian, RDT, Digital Technical Support Manager, Canada, for our two part in the Lab during series focused on dialing down the seamless integration of the newest innovations of digital denture fabrication utilizing a proven workflow that will solve the most common issues that your clinicians face today including, occlusion, esthetics and fit. Raz will discuss:

  • How premium quality tooling can save you time and money in your modern digital workflow with Sierra Dental Tools.
  • Common milling issues and will demonstrate new ways to make your milling experience more cost effective.
  • Choosing an accurate and reliable mill is also a very important step in the process.
  • Options for digital denture fabrication utilizing Roland milling technology to achieve the best results.

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CE Credits for Zahn webinars and education events are registered with for The National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (N BC CDT). For letters of attendance for submission consideration to other Board accreditations, please contact Fran.Parathyras@henryschein.com.


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