Welcome to Dental Ceramics!

Dental Ceramics, Inc. is a premier dental laboratory providing a full range of aesthetically crafted restorations to local, national and international clients. While our state-of-the-art facility, highly trained technicians and latest technology distinguishes us as an industry leader, it’s our caring attitude and attention to clinical excellence that earns the confidence and respect of our clients. We take great pride in providing superior craftsmanship for all our restorative services, including the most challenging cases. From start to finish, our clients count on our dedication to quality and satisfaction.

We invite you to take a moment and explore our website, built to better serve you. If you have any questions please contact us. We look forward to partnering together and giving you the confidence you desire in a lab, to provide you with the best possible restorations for your patients.

Our Smiles

Doug Before

Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

Doug After

IPS e.Max Anterior and Posterior
Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

Inessa Before

Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

Inessa After

IPS Empress
Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

Robin Before

Dr. Robert Spennato – Broomall, Pennsylvania

Robin After

IPS Empress Restorations
Dr. Robert Spennato – Broomall, Pennsylvania

Joe Before

Dr. Robert Spennato – Broomall, Pennsylvania

Joe After

IPS Empress Restorations
Dr. Robert Spennato – Broomall, Pennsylvania

Bonnie Before

Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

Bonnie After

IPS e.max & IPS Empress Restorations
Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

David Before

Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

David Before (Post Ortho)

Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

David After

IPS e.max Veneers
Dr. Christine Koval – Sarasota, Florida

Meet Our Team

We are very proud of our highly skilled and hard working dental team, and recognize their amazing contributions to the success of our clients. Our technicians continually strive for the highest levels of skill, confidence and education in their areas of expertise and stay ahead of the curve by attending countless hours of advanced training each year. Dental Ceramics, Inc. supports a collaborative work environment that encourages team interaction and product excellence, which is the reason many team members have been with us for several decades. All of us are committed to providing the latest educational advances, techniques and applications to our clients through open dialogue. 

John Lavicka, CDT

John is the second generation owner and president of Dental Ceramics Inc, since 1988. In 2006, John founded The Center for Exceptional Practices; an ADA CERP and AGD PACE certified facility designed to enable restorative dentists to achieve higher levels of success in clinical practice through lecture and hands-on programs. He has devoted more than 30 years to developing a dental laboratory that focuses on exceptional services- combining art, science and technology with personal attention and care.

John is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is an alumni, a visiting faculty, and on the Board of The Pankey Institute. John is also the founder of the Akron/Cleveland based Pankey Learning Group. He is a member of numerous study clubs; the Spear Study Clubs, Seattle Study Clubs, Northeast Ohio ITI Study Club, Cleveland Comprehensive Care Study Club, and the Akron Dental Society.

The Center for Exceptional Practices

The Center for Exceptional Practices was established in 2006 with a goal to enable dentists and their teams to master the techniques and philosophies necessary to achieve higher levels of success and satisfaction in clinical practice. We offer live patient, hands-on courses, in addition to over-the-shoulder and interactive, lecture formats. As an ADA CERP and AGD PACE Recognized Provider, our programs are taught by well-known clinicians who are industry leaders in their respective fields.  Learn More…