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2018 CDT Competitions

New opportunities for laboratory technicians: funding, recognition & continuing education

SCAD is conducting two competitions for excellence in dental technology in 2018:

The “Larsen-Chu Award” competition is open to dental technicians with less than 10 years in practice. For additional information download Application Form here and Task Tooth photos here.

The “Virtuoso Award” competition is open to dental technicians with more than 10 years in practice. For additional information download Application Form here and Task Tooth photos here.

Applicants will have to duplicate one natural tooth based on pictures posted here (coming soon). It can be done on a die or fabricated solid (root is optional), complete the application form and send JPG images of their work.

The CDT Award Committee, Chaired by Aki Yoshida, RDT, will review the submissions and send acceptance/rejection notice to all applicants.

Authors of accepted submissions must attend the annual meeting, and display their work.

Submission deadline: Sep 15, 2018

Aki Yoshida RDT, Chair of the 2017 CDT Award Committee presents the awards to Larsen-Chu Award winner Mi-Jeong Jeong (left), Virtuoso Award winner Nobuyuki Kasahara (middle) and Virtuoso Award 2nd place Yuichi Komaki (right). Special thanks to judges: Stephen J. Chu, Naoki Hayashi, Sascha Hein, Nori Kawada, Michel Magne, Edward A. McLaren, Arturo Mendez, Adam J. Mieleszko and Hideo Yamamoto.