139: Live, Not Live From the DLAT Part 3: Jason Stubbs, Bianka Nethery, & Mel Thorp

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When you can't be somewhere, the next best thing is to talk to the people who could. That is what Elvis and Barb did in early October. Argen partnered up with VFTB to set up a computer and a microphone at the DLAT (Dental Laboratory Association of Texas) conference and talk to many of the attendees. This week wraps up all of the fantastic conversations from wonderful people who were brave enough to attend the first in-person meeting since the beginning of the pandemic.

First up is Jason Stubbs, who is amazing at getting the word out on social media about all the amazing things the DLAT is doing and also speaking at the event about using Texas Dental Lab law to get new clients. Then sitting down is a one-woman lab owner, Bianka Nathery, who talks about the pros and cons of working by yourself and learning the craft in Germany where she grew up. Then we wrap up the whole conference with Mel Thorp, who 50 years ago was in a horrible accident that led him on a career where he earned 3 CDTs and still enjoys working on the bench. Great fun from the "DEE-LAT"!

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Special Guests: Bianka Nethery CDT, Jason Stubbs, and Mel Thorp CDT.

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