Tallahassee, Florida - The Foundation for Dental Laboratory Technology has announced the winners of the 2015 Big Ticket Raffle. This is the fourth year in a row the Foundation put on this fundraiser to raise money to support the future of dental laboratory technology.
From January through March, raffle tickets were sold to individuals in the dental laboratory industry for a chance to win one of six items that were donated by generous supporters in an effort to ensure the future of the profession. The results of the 2015 Big Ticket Raffle are as follows:
Origin Live Multi-Layered Zirconia Discs, donated by B&D Dental Technologies: Gary Iocco, Dimension Dental Design, CDL (Hastings, Minnesota)
BruxZir Shaded Zirconia Milling Blanks, donated by Glidewell Laboratories: Barbara Wojdan, CDT, Knight Dental Group, CDL, DAMAS, ISO (Oldsmar, Florida)
BruxZir Shaded 16 Zirconia Milling Blanks, donated by Glidewell Laboratories: R.J. Delapa, United Dental Labs, Inc., CDL (Tallmadge, Ohio)
Inclusive Prosthetic Components, donated by Glidewell Laboratories: Andrew Herr, Dental Prosthetics, Inc., CDL (Tucson, Arizona)
$4,000 of Nowak Dental Store Credit, donated by Nowak Dental Supplies, Inc.: Douglas Jackson, CDT, Touchstone Dental Lab (Altamonte Springs, Florida)
Infinity ZR Sintering Furnace, donated by Whip Mix: Kimberly Cabrera, Natural Esthetics, Inc. (Tampa, Florida)
All funds raised through the Big Ticket Raffle will be put toward developing educational programs that are relevant and accessible to both dental technicians working in the laboratory as well as dental laboratory technology students.
For additional information on the Foundation and how to support its efforts, visit dentallabfoundation.org/.