Mr. Steven Pigliacelli Honored with Dental Technician Leadership Award

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Steven Pigliacelli, MDT, will receive the Dental Technician Leadership award from the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Mr. Pigliacelli is to be honored during the 45th Annual Session of the ACP held in Orlando from Oct. 21-24, 2015. Mr. Steven Pigliacelli has more than 30 years of experience with Marotta Dental Studio as a dental implant specialist. He is a Certified Dental Technician with the National Board for Certification and has an MDT, Continue Reading →

May the force be with you

May the force be with you Steven Pigliacelli, CDT, MDT Our industry is aggressively converting to CAD/CAM technology. This seems to be very exciting and promising to the dental industry as a whole. Restorations that used to require many visits appear to require fewer. Those that were challenging or problematic appear to be easier. Where quality was difficult to achieve, accuracy now appears to be guaranteed. And what was expensive appears to be more affordable. In some ways, all of Continue Reading →

Not Your Father’s Nonprecious

Not Your Father’s Nonprecious Steven Pigliacelli, CDT, MDT It’s amazing how much things change over the years, from technology and materials to attitudes. The greatest insult you could give a dental technician in the ’80s was to say, “These teeth look like white Chiclets.” (For those of you under 40, Chiclets are smooth, hard, square, white pieces of chewing gum.) Our goal was to make natural-looking, detailed, esthetic restorations with striations and crack lines shade A3.5 with orange gingival. Today, Continue Reading →