New 2020 Conference Speaker: Marlin Gohn CDT, TE

The DLAT Program Committee is pleased to announce that Marlin Gohn CDT, TE has been confirmed as a speaker for the 2020 DLAT Southwest Conference & Expo!
The Conference is taking place on March 26-29th, 2020 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine Texas 

New this year!

This is a Novice Course that will be going on during the Keynote presentation. So while Dental Lab Owners/ Managers will be learning about Confronting the Challenge and Embracing the Emerging Opportunities for your Dental Laboratory  Your Ceramic technicians will be learning tips and tricks from Marlin Gohn, CDT! So bring your whole lab with you! Discounts are available to those labs that bring 5 or more attendees! Contact Cade at for the discount code.


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Description of Course:
Self Induced Lab Headaches
Avoid self-induced headaches in the laboratory by eliminating simple but common procedural mistakes, learn valuable techniques you can put into practice in your lab to save time and money.

Marlin’s Tackle Box
Staining, Glazing, and Polishing, HT or Super Translucent multilayer and Anterior Pre-Shaded vs White which is right for you and why. Demonstration on proper handling, finishing, and coloring techniques before and after sintering.

Discipline: Ceramics

Marlin Gohn CDT, TE Bio:
Marlin Gohn, CDT, TE (Technologist):
Marlin graduated from the Dental Arts College in San Jose California with a degree in Dental Technology. After graduation, he worked as a Dental Technician for 25 years in California. After a few years, he established and grew his own laboratory for 17 years. Marlin received his CDT in Ceramics in 1979 through the National Board of Certification. In 1997, he joined one of the largest dental laboratories in the U.S. as a Team Leader. He focused on quality, consistency, doctor retention, and reducing remakes through regular and in-depth training of his technicians. Marlin was promoted to Division Manager in charge of all crown and bridge cases, implants cases and removable cases. He was then promoted to Regional General Manager of the Western Division. In his expanded role, his main focus was on Business Development. Marlin organized many international seminars focusing on new industry trends and how to take advantage of all the technology innovations.
He joined the Argen team as a technical education manager in 2009. He has traveled extensively nationally and internationally for educational lectures, demonstrations of new products and advanced training sessions to help laboratories thrive in today’s ever-changing market place. In his free time, Marlin enjoys surfing, deep-sea fishing, hunting and traveling.

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