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Vincent V. Alleluia, MDT, CDT, TF
Chairman of Education & CEO
Member of The Board of Examiners

Paul Federico, MDT, CDT
President & Member of The Board of Examiners

Paul Eliasen, MDT, CDT
Vice President & Member of The Board of Examiners

Dr. Steven M. Silberg, DDS, MDT
Faculty Member
Director of Continuing Education & Member of The Board of Examiners

Dr. Richard Souza, DDS, MDT
Faculty Member

Dr. Bernard Kruger, DMD, MDT, TF
Faculty Member

Dr. Burney Croll, DDS, MDT, CDT
Faculty Member

Charles Cottone, MDT, TF
Faculty Member
Professor at NY Technical College

John E. Edwards, BA, CDT, MDT, TF
West Coast Representative

Peter Pizzi, MDT, TF
Faculty Member

Mario Zerrillo, MDT, CDT
Faculty Member

Marcos Valdez, MDT
Faculty Member

Angelo Calcagno, MDT
Faculty Member

John Nacerino, MDT
Faculty Member

Frederick Hornedo, Jr., MDT
Faculty Member

Sue Heppenheimer
Executive Director
Treasurer

Richard Bernstein, MDT
Chairman of The Board of Examiners

Founding Officers & Staff

NORBERT RICHTER, MDT
First President of ASMDT 1977 - 1980.

Owner of Norbert Richter Dental Studios since 1959. Considered to be one of the first Gnathological Labs. on the East Coast. Board member and Technical Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society.
ASMDT instructor.

Norbert Richter, MDT CHARLES COTTONE, MDT
ASMDT President, 1981 & 1982

Associate and Resident Technician to Dr. Victor D. Lucia, prominent Gnathologist in Reconstructive Dentistry. Owner of Masterdent Studios, Long Island, NY,  specializing in mouth reconstruction. Technical Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society. Adjunct Professor At NYC Technical College.
ASMDT instructor.

Charles Cottone, MDT
MARVIN DREXLER, MDT
ASMDT President, 1983 & 1984

Resident Technician to Dr. Arthur Kahn and Dr. F.V. Celenga.  Owned and Managed a 6 person Dental Lab. Now managing a Specialty Crown and Bridge Lab. Member and Technical Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society.
ASMDT instructor.

Marvin Drexler, MDT JOHN J. RAGGI, MDT
ASMDT President, 1985 & 1986

Graduate of New York School of Dental Technology. 3 Years as Dental Technologist in US Army. Resident Dental Technologist for 15 years to Dr. Arthur E. Kahn and 3 years to Dr. David Shelby. Owner of the John Raggi Dental Studios for over 20 years. Technical Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society.
ASMDT instructor.

John J. Raggi, MDT
RANNAR SILLARD, MDT
ASMDT President, 1987 & 1988

Began his career in Europe. as a CDT in 5 categories Owner and CEO of Equident Dental Labs, Lakewood, NJ. Introduced many concepts and techniques with highly developed skills and European philosophies. Developed 6 patents on the EDM (spark erosion) Implant System. Technical Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society. Member of the Academy of Osseointegration.
ASMDT instructor.

Rannar Sillard, MDT MARIO FLEGO, MDT
ASMDT President, 1989 & 1990

Master Dental Technologist Graduate from Italy. Employed for 19 years by Premium Dental Labs. Founder and President of Jersey Shore Porcelain Studios since 1969.  ASMDT Instructor.

Mario Flego, MDT
PAUL ELIASEN, JR., MDT
ASMDT President, 1991 & 1992

Served 32 years with the Veterans Administration. Director of Dental Laboratory Services in Mouth Reconstruction and Maxilla-Facial Prosthesis. Owner of Paul Eliasen Dental Labs. Member of Northeastern Gnathological Society.
ASMDT instructor.

Paul Eliasen, Jr., MDT ALBERT SABELLA, MDT
ASMDT President, 1993 & 1994 (deceased)

Resident Technician for a leading Prosthodontist for 10 years. Founder and President of Sabella Dental Studio for 35 years. Recently merged with New Age Dental Lab. ASMDT Board Member and Educational Coordinator. Resident Technician for a leading Prosthodontist for 10 years. Founder and President of Sabella Dental Studio for 35 years. Recently merged with New Age Dental Lab. ASMDT Board Member and Educational Coordinator.

Albert Sabella, MDT
JOHN NEUROHR, MDT
ASMDT President, 1995 & 1996

BA Degree from Roanoke College, VA. Head Technologist for 14 years to Dr. F.G. Neurohr, Jr., Dr. F.G. Neurohr, III and Drs. Vincent and Frank Celenza. Founder and President of Gnathodent Lab Corp., specializing in Ceramics since 1995. Technical Fellow and Technical Representative to the Executive Board of the Northeastern Gnathological Society. Associate Member of The American Prosthodontic Society. ASMDT Instructor.

John Neurohr, MDT VINCENT V. ALLELUIA, MDT
ASMDT President, 1997 & 1999

Dental Technology training in the U.S. Navy. Five years training with Dr. E.G. Grainger in gnathological concepts. Resident Technologist for 20 years. Owned Aldente Dental Labs. for 10 years, specializing in mouth reconstruction. Technical Specialist for 20 years toleading dental manufacturers. Faculty member at NYU College of Dentistry, CEd, for 12 years. CDT for 24 years in 5 categories. Technical Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society.
Director and Coordinator of Education for ASMDT.   Chairman of the board of directors.

Vincent V. Alleluia, MDT
Paul Federico A.A.S., B.S., MDT
ASMDT President, 2000

Maintains a full service dental laboratory specializing in full mouth rehabilitation. A member of the faculty of New York University for the past 15 years, instructor of removable partial denture design and Dawson concepts of dentistry for the ASMDT program. Director of Predictable Restorative Dentistry Seminars, a member of the Dr. Richard Tucker cast gold study club.

Paul Federico, AAS, BS, MDT Steven M. Silberg D.D.S.,MDT,TF
Director of Professional Services & Continuing Education
WWW.DOCSILBERG.COM

Dr. Silberg graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1972. Dr. Silberg completed his General Practice Residency at Beth Israel Hospital in New York, New York. Dr. Silberg is an assistant clinical professor of restorative dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry. In addition, a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Society of Master Dental Technicians and many other professional organizations. Through these associations, Dr. Silberg is able to share his knowledge and skills. Dr Silberg is a leader in the State of N.Y. in continuing education with over 3000 credits.  With his over 30 years of clinical practice and 8 years of technical and biomechanical study of stomatognathics forms the Consensus for Dental Excellence.  A place where both sides of the bench cross and meet. Dr. Steven Silberg is also Associate Prof. at NYU College of Dentistry.

Steven Silberg, DDS, MDT, TF
Sue Heppenheimer 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Sue Heppenheimer was administrative assistant to the director of education for J. Aderer, Inc., and a coordinator for the 1973 Gnathological Symposium held at the mid-winter meeting in Chicago, IL.  She has been with ASMDT since its inception in 1976, when she was appointed as secretary. She is now its Executive Director.

Sue Heppenheimer