Tad Thompson, CDT, received his Maxillofacial Prosthetic Technician certificate from the University of Pittsburgh in 1978. He remained there and advanced as the supervisor of the intra-oral laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh’s Maxillofacial Prosthetic Department, where he also worked with the Cleft Palette Center. He earned his CDT certification from the National Board for Certification in 1981. Tad is currently the Senior Product Specialist for NobelProcera, Nobel Biocare, North America. Having over 40 years of various experience in the dental industry, he has lectured and provided numerous hands-on programs on digital and analog dental restorative solutions globally.