Dental Implant Symposium Speakers
Learn more about the speakers at our 2016 Dental Implant Symposium speakers.
Dr. Robert F. Faulkner, D.D.S.
Prosthodontist and Maxillofacial Prosthodontist
Michael Nichols, CDT, TE
Mr. Nichols received his Associate Degree in Dental Technology from Cuyahoga Community College in 1984. He became a Certified Dental Technician in 1986. He is a member of the National Association Dental Laboratories, Ohio Dental Laboratory Association, The American Prosthodontic Society where he also serves as a Committee member, Spear Study Club, and the Seattle Study Club.
He holds additional Certificates from Dawson Academy, Northwestern University, Branemark, Steri-Oss, Nobel Biocare, Bredent, XPDent, 3i Implant Innovations, APM Sterngold, Straumann, Ivoclar, Vident, 3M ESPE Lava, coDiagnostiX Implant Planning and Cerec.
He established Ceramic Design Technologies in 2000 and it became an Authorized LavaTM Milling Center in 2006. It is an IPS Empress Certified Laboratory, IPS e.max Certified Laboratory and In-Ceram Certified Laboratory. It employs 6 dental technicians, 3 of whom are CDTs. It currently serves more than 100 doctors, including the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Cleveland Clinic as well as doctors throughout the country for implant restoratives.