DIGITAL Intra-Oral Scanning

DIGITAL Dentures

DIGITAL Treatment Planning & Guided Surgery


Sirona Connect
Valanti Diacoloukas – valanti@friendshipdentallab.com

Planmeca Planscan, 3shape Trios, Carestream
Dena Hehring – dena@friendshipdentallab.com

Cadent iTero, 3m True Definition
Savas Killias – sava@friendshipdentallab.com

Digital Tx. Planning, Cone Beam, CBCT
Kirsten Hughes – kirsten@friendshipdentallab.com


DIGITAL PARTNERS: (Over 12,000 IOS cases)

  • Sirona Connect OmniCam
  • Cadent iTero
  • 3M True Definition
  • 3shape Trios
  • Planmeca Planscan
  • Carestream CS3500







Our Wieland® Zenotec Select Hybrid Mill combines a compact CNC milling system featuring state-of-the-art five-axis simultaneous operation with the advantages of automated manufacture & very compact external dimensions. By adding the optional wet-grinding function, the familiar range of materials can be extended to include materials such as glass ceramics and lithium disilicates. Watch Video Below

Our Sirona® InEos X5 Scanner is programmed with the latest version of inLab 15 software. Restorations are designed & milled on either the Sirona® inLab MC X5 or the MCXL milling units. Watch Video Below

Our NobelProcera® 2G Scanner gives us the ability to fabricate Titanium & Zirconia frameworks & custom abutments, as well as implant bars & guided surgery implant stents utilizing NobelClinician®. Watch Video Below

DENA HEHRING, Co-Manager of our CAD/CAM Department, joined our team in 2005. Mentored by Director of Training, Robin L. Robinson, CDT, Dena worked for 6 years in the Porcelain Department. She received certificates from PTC for Anterior & Posterior Porcelain Application & Simplifying Posterior Dental Anatomy.

Dena has been an integral part of the CAD/CAM Department since its inception in 2009. As Co-Manager with Valanti Diacoloukas, Dena oversees the Department, performs daily design functions & works closely with our doctors. She manages our 3shape Trios, DDX (Planmeca) & Carestream systems. Her strong work ethic & dedication to learning the latest technologies creates a high level of efficiency. She excels in larger, challenging restorations & is excited to see what the future holds for the dental industry.

VALANTI DIACOLOUKAS co-manages our CAD/CAM Department with Dena Hehring. He started working with us during the summers of 2009 & 2010, mentored by his grandfather & founder, Gus Diacoloukas. In 2011, Valanti came on board full-time in our e.max® Department, spruing & investing. He received comprehensive hands-on-training from his dad, Nick Diacoloukas & specialized training on the Weiland mill. Valanti shares the family passion for the industry, as he manages our MCX5 Weiland mills & CEREC system.

kirstenbiopic_editedKIRSTEN HUGHES, our Digital Implant Coordinator, joined our CAD/CAM Department in 2012 as a master scanner and troubleshooter. In 2014, she transitioned into the Implant Department with Mike Backoff, CDT and 35-year senior Implant Department Manager/ Technician. Mike brings the “old school” hands-on/analog experience and Kirsten brings the “new school” computer technology. When combined, they bring the best of both worlds to accommodate your every need.

Kirsten works with our doctors in Digital Treatment Planning of Surgical Guides as well as scanning and designing implant-related CAD/CAM products; abutments, bars, bridges, ASC Frameworks & IOS Implant Scanning. Her dedication and commitment help ensure the long term success of your cases from start to finish.