Steve Chevalier worked as a dental technician, lab manager & lab owner for 22 years before joining Jensen Dental in 2005 as a technical representative. His extensive background in the dental lab industry gives him deep understanding of the technical & strategic issues faced by his customers. After many years in the laboratory, he has also developed a strong appreciation for the importance of high quality products & first-class customer service. Steve sees it as his role in Jensen’s technical department to help Jensen’s customers succeed by getting the most out of the products they purchase. He & the other members of his department conduct continual research & testing to make sure all members are well versed in the latest technology.
Ryan Gillespie was introduced to Dental Technology over 14 years ago & has loved it ever since. With an interest in the dental field & a passion for artistry, Ryan attended the American Medical & Dental Institute located in Provo, Utah where he built his foundation for his later successes. Ryan spent many years as an In-House technician at Modern Dental Care where he gained valuable experience working closely with three Dentists & their Patients chairside. Ryan took an opportunity to work with a large CAD/CAM Milling Center at the infancy of CAD/CAM technology in the Dental Industry where he helped with the development & research of materials that we all use today. Ryan could see the need for higher aesthetics from outsource facilities & later opened the door to his own Milling Center where he could focus on lower production & higher aesthetics. Ryan has been instrumental in teaching & lecturing to laboratories & technicians Internationally about CAD/CAM technology & materials & helping them gain confidence & success with its evolution.
Cezar Jadak, CDT, MDT, has over 30 years of international technical experience in implants, Crown & Bridge, ceramics, & other restorative dental materials. He graduated from Medical College School of Dental Science & Technology Warsaw Poland & holds a Master Dental Technology Certificate from New York University. During his carrier he worked at Postgraduate Center for Dentistry & Maxillofacial Prosthodontics In Warsaw Poland & also alongside some finest technicians in Bavaria Germany, Vienna Austria and Zurich Switzerland. Cezar has been a CDT in U.S. since 1992, & he has been a department manager in several large laboratories. He also worked as a technical representative for another major dental manufacturer before coming to Jensen. His attention to details & broad knowledge of dental technology helps to guide Jensen’s customers with a transition from past to the future. Cezar is a part of developing & training team for CAD/CAM systems & digital consumables.
For many years Terry operated an exclusive dental studio in Georgia that focused on the science & art of fixed prosthetics with a strong emphasis on advanced esthetics. He received his technical training at Lindsey-Hopkins in Miami, Florida after first having studied chemistry at the University of the South in Tennessee, & Guilford College in North Carolina after serving in the U. S. Army. His past experiences as a private technician & his associations with leading prosthodontists have formed the foundation of his restorative philosophy. Additional formal training at the Tanaka Institute, as well as his continued dialogue & advanced ceramic application training with such internationally acclaimed instructors as Don Cornell, Dr. Robert Winter, Willi Geller, Ernst Hegenbarth, Oliver Brix, & more, provide him with the unique ability to relate to multiple dental disciplines & instruct for every level of experience. Terry maintains an active role in dental education through his lectures, presentations, & associations with many of the world's most recognized leaders in both technical & clinical dentistry. His participation in state, regional, national & international dental technology associations, publications, & forums are processed into his everyday communications & provide the backboard for his lectures & courses. Currently, he sits on the advisory board for Dental Dialogue & Dental Dialogue International magazines. He has consulted for a variety of international manufacturing concerns on a wide variety of technically related issues.
Eliseo Samuel Ramirez
Eliseo joined Jensen Dental in April 2013 after working 13 years in the Dental Industry. The last 8 years focusing on Digital Dental manufacturing & managing a production & design center. Eliseo has had experience with 5 different design systems, 3 Intra oral scanning systems, multi rapid manufacturing systems, & custom shade application. Always working to find a balance of high esthetics & production efficiencies, Eliseo continues to seek out & provide education in the world of dental technology. He prides himself on finding solutions when problems are presented.