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Mr Justin Marks

CDT

Dental Technician
USA

Justin Marks, CDT is the Founder and CEO of Arfona LLC, a tech start up specializing in digital manufacturing methods for dental prosthetics. He is also the owner of Master-Touch Dental Lab, a fully digital Valplast and removables lab in Brooklyn,New York. Justin is also an adjunct lecturer in the department of restorative dentistry at New York City College of Technology where he teaches the RPD lab and lecture courses and has been a key figure in bringing CAD/CAM dentures and RPDs into the curriculum. Justin also consults and works as a key opinion leader for several companies in the dental industry including 3Shape, Roland DG Shape and Valplast International Corp. An accomplished dental technician, educator and lab owner, Justin has lectured and taught courses on removable prosthodontics in more than 40 countries. Since 2008, Justin has dedicated most of his career to applying Computer Aided Design and 3D printing technologies to removable prosthodontics and is credited with the invention of the world's first 3D printed nylon denture. Arfona has won numerous awards in the tech community including at the 2017 Propelify Innovation Festival, the 2016 Inside 3D Printing Expo San Diego and the Pace University Entrepreneurship Lab. Justin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pace University and holds a BBA in marketing and management.

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