Glidewell Laboratories, a provider of dental laboratory services and products, has announced the promotion of Grant Bullis to director of implant R&D and digital manufacturing. In his new role, Bullis will oversee the lab’s development, manufacturing, and release of multiple implant and digital products and services. As director, Bullis will direct the efforts of Implant R&D, CAD/CAM, engineering and the company’s prototype machine shop.“Grant’s 14 years of R&D experience and his inherently driven nature make him the right candidate to ensure that digital and implant manufacturing continue to support the company’s strategic goals,” wrote Greg Minzenmayer, COO of Glidewell Laboratories, in a company-issued e-mail.Bullis began his dental career in the R&D department at Steri-Oss/Nobel Biocare in 1997. While there, he was responsible for the development of implants, prosthetics, surgical tools and packaging. In 2007, he joined Glidewell as implant R&D manager, eventually overseeing implant product development and manufacturing for more than 150 implant laboratory and prosthetic components. He holds a degree in mechanical CAD/CAM from Irvine Valley College, and has an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. For more information, go to www.glidewelldental.com.To read more about Glidewell Labs, go to Glidewell Labs.
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