2018 DLAT Southwest Conference Registration Open!

Join us for another exciting conference April 5, 6 &7th in Grapevine, Tx

  • Keynote AM: Step Toothmaster Bay
  • Keynote PM: Bobby Williams
  • Golf: Inaugural MCP golf tournament 
  • Location: Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center
  • $131/night group rate (single or double)
  • Over 16 hours of CE to choose from!
  • 4 hours of CE available during the vendor day
  • Annual Awards Luncheon
  • Newest products and technologies
  • Hands-on Course(Extra Fee): Step Bay - Systematic cutback
  • Hands-on course (Extra Fee): Tom Zalesky - Denture waxing

Step Bay, CDT DTG

Step ToothMaster Bay CDT, DTG, became a CDT at 24 years old and, in 2009, started his own laboratory, CDI Science LLC, Pineville, NC, specializing in cosmetic dentistry and implant restorations. He travels around the country, annually earning over 60 continuing education hours.

Bob has over 20 years experience in dental technology. Following his undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma, Bob attended a dental laboratory technical school in Dallas. Bob works with some of the top clinicians in the country and also performs case studies in conjunction with top opinion leaders in the country.
Bob is a Graduate of the Kois Center, a senior member of Claude Sieber's Art and Experience®, is an Advocate for Vident, and Synergy Ceramics has been named a Vita Master Laboratory, an honor bestowed on only 10 laboratories in the United States.

Check out the great features

Denture Waxing Hands-On Clinic

Denture Waxing: More than Festooning  

Thomas R. Zaleski

(Extra Fee)

This presentation will explain/demonstrate thru hands on and Powerpoint my take on:

The instruments best suited for the tasks, and how to implement them.
Wax manipulation.
Simple colorization of wax to portray value.
How wax selections effect overall carving.
Tooth position and imitating contour.
Contouring is about more than around teeth.
Being natural vs. being cleansable.
Tooth shape modification.

Ceramic Hands-on Clinic

Systemized cutback and layering for anteriors.

Step Bay, CDT, DTG

(Extra Fee)

In this 7 hour hands-on course, course attendees will learn how to pick and choose the right cutback style for any anterior variation and use the right colors for ceramic layering.

Shade Taking Hands-on Clinic

Mobile Digital Shade Communication

Jim Emmons CDT, FNBC


The course is a combination slide and hands-on (your option) use of the Life Essence Mobile Shade analysis - each participant will work with the Mobil shade analysis on their Tablet or laptop computer. If you choose to participate please register at www.Spectrafire.com for the free trial or you may register your free trial at the beginning of the class.
We will also show custom shading and glazing in ONE firing for monolithic & milled restoration


Complete Ortho Lab Component

Join ortho lab owners from all over the nation as they gather at the one of the largest Orthodontic lab continuing education event in the nation.

  • Full 16 hours of continuing education.
  • First Official Meeting of the League of Orthodontic Laboratory Professionals
  • JBC and Company Acrylic Hands-on
  • Christopher Gajewski - The Hacks vs The Professionals: How to Run a Lab
  • More to come!
2018 Vendor Day

Saturday, April 7th, 8am-12pm

Earn 4 hours of scientific CE while attending Table Clinics put on by various exhibitors at our exclusive Dental Laboratory dedicated Exhibit Hall!

Learn about the latest technological advances in both equipment and techniques!

Many more features!
  • Friday Exhibitor Reception - in Exhibit Hall (Cash bar and free appetizer snacks)
  • Friday Night Women in Dental Technology
  • Friday night Celebration at the Austin Ranch (Cash Bar and free dinner)
  • Saturday Awards Luncheon (handing out of CDT Milestone pins)

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