Richard Pavlak, CDT, MDT, TFNGS

Richard Pavlak, MDT

Rich has been a dental technician almost all of his life!  In 1977 he established Porcelain-Plus Dental Systems, Inc. which is one of only a few laboratories recognized as a “Vita Master Laboratory”.  His educational background is extensive having trained with some of the most famous clinicians, as well as having taught dental technology since 1981.

Rich is also President of MDT Seminars, Inc., which has provided advanced training for many dental technicians across the USA. He has authored an extensive DVD ceramic training program, as well as having had several articles published on advanced laboratory technique.


  • Fellow- Northeastern Gnathological Society
  • Founder- NGS technical mentoring program
  • Member of Technical Alliance of the American College of Prosthodontists
  • Las Vegas Institute- Master Aesthetic Technician
  • Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Member of the New Jersey Dental Laboratory Association

Instructor-Advanced Aesthetic Ceramic Course- N.Y.U.