David Avery CDT
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 retired in June 2015 to pursue his passion for development and teaching as an independent consultant to laboratories, clinicians, manufacturers, and Dental Schools. Mr. Avery has taught undergraduate and postgraduate dental students at several universities for over 25 years. 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. He is a board member of the Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Technician Alliance of the American College of Prosthodontists, and served as the Chair of the Task Force for Prosthopedia content. He also serves on the editorial boards of “Compendium of Dental Education”, “The Journal of Dental Technology”, “Inside Dental Technology”, “Inside Dental Assisting” and as Dental Laboratory Technology Editor for the” Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry”.