The Virginia Microscope Training Center is pleased to announce the 8th annual

Winter Dental Technology Conference

The Lodge at the Mountain Village, Park City, Utah | March 2-6, 2020


Tenative Schedule:

Meetings from 8-9 am and 4:30-5:30 pm daily

•   Antonina Getsman - Management of Pediatric Pulpitis

•   David Connelly - Interdisciplinary Treatment of Resorption

•   Jeff Hamilton and Wayne Remington - Practice Transition: A Personal Perspective

•   Jessica Birrell - Photographic Tips for Better Lab Communication

•   Ed MacLaren - Bonded Ceramic Restorations

•   Jessica Birrell and Wayne Remington - Single Central Incisor Restorations

•   Aleksandra Savitskaia - Dental Assisting Nightmares and their Solutions

•   Wayne Remington - LAB Composites

Panel discussion (morning and afternoon)- Intraoral, extraoral, portrait and family photography. (Bring your cameras!)

10 hours AGD Approved CE.

Tuition for the week: $400 (Click to register)

Book your Room
$260 - $410/night

Jessica Birrell DDS

David Connelly DDS

Antonina Getsman, DDS, MS, PHD

Private dental clinic "DentalFantasy." In 2008 with honors finished the State Medical Academy in Yekaterinburg city. Had internship in private clinic "Biodent" in Yekaterinburg, where since 2004 have assisted to doctors who used an operational microscope for endodontic, surgical and prosthodontic treatment. Passed internship on children's stomatology. Main resposibilities were: Treatment of children and adults; Carry out with use of magnifying glasses and microscope; Work with use of an operational microscope since 2008. Clinical and scientific activity: Works with children from earliest childhood to adult period; Daily works with applying nitrous oxide sedation; Carries out treatment in the conditions of the general anesthesia. Specializes on therapeutic and endodontic treatment of children with using operational microscope. Speaker at the Russian and International conferences. The founder of a training course for pedodontists: "We treat children as adults" - the myth or reality. Member of The ESMD, IAPD, ESE, IFEA, Member of the Russian dental society, moderator of Pedodontic section.

Jeff Hamilton, DDS

Graduate of the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 1976, followed by a Certificate of Completion, General Practice Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center (University of Minnesota) in 1977.

Current professional affiliations include: AMED, Associate member of American Academy of Periodontolgy, ADA (and state & local affiliates), Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, and American Academy of Oral Maxillofacial Radiology (associate).

Current academic affiliations: University of Washington Dept. of Oral Medicine (Affiliate Faculty) and UCLA Restorative Dept. (Lecturer).

Maintains a private general dental practice in Olympia, WA and is a lifetime student of general dentistry and patient care with dental laboratory microscope experience since 1982 and clinical microscope since 2000.

Out of the office life includes wife, Lorraine, and family of five (ages 17-31). Also an active member in the National Ski Patrol (White Pass, WA) for 24 years teaching outdoor emergency care, avalanche, and mountain travel.

Ed MacLaren, DDS

Wayne Remington, DDS


  • Ursinus College, BS - Chemistry 1978
  • Temple University, DDS-1982
  • University of Virginia GPR 1982-1984
  • Surgical Microscope Training since 1999
  • Course attendees from US, Caribbean, Europe
  • Classes taught in Charlottesville, VA; Tucson and Phoenix, AZ; Hamburg, Germany; The Hague, Netherlands; Kaunas University, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Aleksandra Savitskaia, DDS