Archives: Team Members

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James R. Ament

Founder James founded Toothsmiths in 1988. Now a member of the American Society of Master Dental Technologists, Jim regularly enriches his knowledge and skill base with clinical and post-graduate dental coursework through the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, and other recognized programs. Learning is an active pursuit for Jim. While study clubs provide opportunities to…

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Pamela Ament

Vice President, Director of Compliance Pamela has been involved with Toothsmiths since 1992 in collaboration with husband and founder, Jim Ament. The two decided to grow his dental laboratory soon after they met. Pamela currently serves as Vice President and Director of Compliance. She takes care of executive administrative duties, continual compliance maintenance, and vision…

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Becca Graham

Accounting & HR Manager Becca joined Toothsmiths in 2019 and currently oversees the HR and accounting departments. She likes getting to know the employees and owners and finding solutions to ensure everyone’s needs are being met. As a self-professed “geek” she also enjoys digging into reconciliations and other financial details. Prior to her work at…

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Barbara Longenecker

Operations Manager Barbara joined Toothsmiths in March of 2007 and currently works as the Operations Manager. She makes sure cases are billed correctly and out to offices on time. She enjoys the variety of work she does day to day and likes knowing that she works for a company that makes something that’s important to…

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Richard Gaston

Implant Manager Richard began his career with Toothsmiths in 1999. In his current role as Implant Manager, Richard facilitates the flow of implant cases through the laboratory, ensuring each case in done correctly and on time. He mostly enjoys the problem solving and detail work his job entails, as well as the chance to implement…

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