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Michael Bergler, CDT, MDT

Dental Lab Technician Program

Michael Bergler, MDT, is internationally recognized in the area of esthetic ceramic restorations and CAD/CAM technology. Furthermore, he is co-founder of the CAD/CAM Ceramic Center at University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He has published and lectured extensively on restorative materials and dental technology. In July 2013, he received a faculty position in the Department of Restorative & Preventive Sciences. Mr. Bergler is an active member of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM). He trained in Germany at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Department of Prosthodontics, and earned his Certificate of Master Dental Technician (MDT) at the Masterschool of Freiburg, Germany. In addition to holding numerous appointments within the Department of Prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, he served as a Master Dental Technician with Dental Laboratory Rainer Semsch, Freiburg I’m Breisgau, Germany. His dental laboratory training has included study under Kazunobu Yamada, CUSP Dental Laboratory, Nagoya City, Japan; Hitoshi Aoshima, Pearl Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan; and Dr. Gerad Chiche, Chairman of the Prosthodontic Department, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA.