Jim McGuire, CDT
Jim McGuire has been in the dental field for over 30 years. Jim’s dental career started in Anchorage, Alaska making rugae patterns, for a penny apiece, at his Father’s Denture laboratory. In 1984, Jim received his Associates of Science Degree in Dental Technology from the Dental Technology Institute in Orange, California and in 1994 became a Certified Dental Technician. Jim managed a commercial Dental Lab for 10 years in Huntington Beach, California, then owned and operated his own laboratory for 5 years utilizing VITA VMK68 and VMK95 porcelains. Since 2004, Jim has been the Technical Support Manager for VITA North America. Jim has published dental lab implant articles, has frequently lectured, and conducted many hands-on clinical and laboratory implant prosthetic courses as well as training on the Sirona inLab CAD/CAM system.