David Avery, CDT received his AAS degree in dental laboratory technology from Durham Technical College in Durham, North Carolina in 1976 and served as an executive team member honing his management skills at Drake Precision Dental Laboratory in Charlotte, N.C for 30 years.
He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate dental students at several universities and has been published in numerous laboratory and clinical journals. He has presented more than 700 scientific programs for local, regional and national professional clinical and laboratory organizations covering every aspect of dental laboratory technology and communication.
David has supported clinical assisting education through numerous editorial positions as well as direct education of assistants from the podium and publishing of technical materials designed to enhance the working relationships between clinical assistants and the dental laboratory. He has served as an advisor and visiting Faculty member at the Pankey Institute for continuing education in Key Biscayne, FL.
David is currently pursuing his passion for development and teaching as an independent consultant to laboratories, clinicians, manufacturers, and Dental Schools.
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