Biography
Esthetic Guide
 
    Many of you may remember me from Synspar, OPC, OPC 3G, Sculpture Fibrecore, HeraCeram, and HeraCeram Press.  In 1996 I developed and liscenced pressable techniques that are still used daily world wide, they doubled production capacity while solving problems of color stability,ceramic integrity, and thermal cracking. 
    I pioneered processing techniques for lithium discilicate in 1998 and introduced it in 1999 to the nation in Chicago.  In 2003 I defined firing techniques for Heraeus Kulzer's quartz glass ceramic HeraCeram.
    I was issued a patent for the Visual Elements Technique and the Esthetic Guide in 2004.  Continuing to specialize in esthetic, reconstructive, and implant supported dentistry my passion is to teach.
                                                                                            Gerald M. Cruz AA CDT
                                                                                                    (Jerry)
        

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