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Joachim Maier

Creating dental occlusion using digital supported machining

Saturday, September 21st, 2013
Session 1: 9:30-10:00
Joachim Maier


Present state of machining techniques for occlusion.
The presentation shows digital opportunities of a modern CAD System on a real patient case.
The advantages will be discussed of digital planning, digital design and the economical aspects of utilizing machining for occlusion.
An introduction on modern materials for digital supported machining will be given.


1992 after apprenticeship for dental technology in Stuttgart he worked as dental technician at School for Dental Medicine, Tübingen. Five years at a renowned laboratory in Stuttgart were followed by a collaboration with Kenneth A. Malament DDS, MScD, in Boston and support as visiting lecturer the Postdoctoral Program for Prosthodontics at Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine and Harvard School for Dental Medicine in Boston.
In 1999 Joachim Maier left Master School in Munich, awarded. In the same year he was co-founder and part owner of Bodensee Dentaltechnik AG, a metal free dental laboratory limited to All Ceramic and CAD/CAM technology in Meersburg.
2008 he won the award "Best Lecture of 2008" at ADT Congress in Stuttgart.
Today he is running the Joachim Maier Dental Design, located in Überlingen at Lake Constance. The laboratory is specialised on fixed prosthesis with All Ceramic Systems.
He gives presentations and courses on All Ceramic, minimal invasive restorations, implant borne prosthesis, CAD/CAM technology and reports on his experience with over 10000 Units of Allceramic internationally. Joachim Maier is member of the Oral Design Foundation.

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