James R. Ament


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 both share with and learn from his peers and colleagues, Jim also invests in the development of his staff.

Professional Accreditations and Affiliations:

  • Member, National Association of Dental Laboratories
  • Past Member, American College of Prosthodontists (Dental Tech)
  • Past Member, Seattle Study Club
  • Past Member, Spears Study Club
  • Past Board, Dentists for Comprehensive Care
  • Past Board, Lancaster County Career and Technology Center
  • Alumnus, Pankey Institute
  • Alumnus, Dawson Academy
  • Alumnus, American Society of Master Dental Technologists

Certifications and specialties:

  • DAMAS Certified
  • Nobel Biocare Guided Surgery and Implants
  • Nobel Biocare Procera
  • Strauman Guided Surgery and Implants
  • Biomet 3I Implants
  • Bio Horizon Implants
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