The staff at D&L Dental Studio is
a cohesive group of unique individuals who are artisans as well as
technicians. They also share a philosophy that customer service,
aesthetics and technical accuracy are clear objectives and the basis of the
dental laboratory’s reputation. Staff members are cross-trained and
active participants in continuing education.
Perera is the owner of D&L
Dental Studio and is its chief removables technician, staff cheerleader,
quality control officer, principal warrior and the supervisor of the
operation. He spends much of his day interacting with client dentists
and staff, working on implant cases, precision milling and fabricating laser
assembled titanium implant bars.
Dan is originally from Uruguay
and was educated in the U.S. He is a graduate of New York University and
the Dawson Institute for advanced Dental Studies. He has National Board
Certification as a CDT. He is also an MDT and MDP. He spends a good deal
of time reading trade magazines, industry relevant books and attending
continuing education courses so as to be up to date with the latest trends in
dental technology, materials, and equipment.
In nearly 36 years of work in the
field, Dan has spent a number of years as the Denture Department Manger of two
of the larger dental laboratories. Both are prestigious operations in the
Philadelphia market. He established his own company in 2003. It is a
full-service lab dedicated to advanced aesthetic values, accuracy and a higher
level of client service.
Dan has been happily married to
his office manager for over 34 years. They share two young adult children.
His outside interests embrace an eclectic taste in music and literature, exotic
fish and his aquarium. His adult toys include a beloved motorcycle and a
boat with lots of fishing gear. None of the toys get enough use.
Laura Marion, is our
Master Ceramist. Laura graduated from the New York University as a
Dental Technician and has over 27 years of experience.
Rob Homa, covers several bases at D&L Dental Studio working
in both the Crown & Bridge and Denture Departments. He has worked for 3
major dental labs in the area and has over 20 years of lab experience including
several years of fabricating removable appliances. He has worked with some
of the better technicians in the Delaware Valley concentrating on high-end
dental appliances. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hiking, camping and
woodworking. When not working, he is busy raising his son Rob who spends most of
his time out of school playing PS3 baseball and hockey games with his friends.
is a very talented young man obscessed with perfection and details.
His background in the Toy Prototype and Design industry gave him the
skills necessary to work focusing on very small and intricate
details that he easily transfered to the lab. His models and
articulations are immaculate and very accurate. He also works in
preliminary tasks and processing of removables using the Ivocap
Perera is D&L Dental
Studio’s Office Manager, accountant and chief honcho of the Shipping
Department. Leticia graduated from Business School in Uruguay and has
many years of lab related office experience in prestigious Philadelphia area
dental laboratories. Leticia met Dan in Uruguay in 1973 as a young
adult. They came to this country early-on to pursue their “American
Dream.” They have two loved and loving children. Jessica has just
graduated from Temple University with a degree in Elementary Education.
Nick attends East Stroudsburg University to be a Spanish Teacher . Leticia’s free time,
what little she has, is dedicated to her interests in yoga, pilates,
gardening, her children, her dogs and taking care of Dan, her longtime
friend, mate and business partner.
Perera is a second generation
dental tech and the son of Dan and Leticia. He is Gary’s right hand
man, helping him with much of the preliminary work, doing occlusal rims,
plaster work, models, custom trays, articulations and processing.
Nick’s outside interests include both playing guitar and listening to music.
When not working or going to school, Nick is likely to be socializing with
his tight circle of friends or driving his Mustang with his girlfriend
Hayes is the webmaster,
friend, Norwegian dental lab owner and a retired American English teacher.
Ph: 011 47 35 06 26 90
Del Purscell is
the marketing advisor, friend of both lab owners, webmaster and a retired sales,
marketing, and advertising executive.
551 Lafayette StreetDelanoPurscell@msn.com
Newtown, PA 18940
Ph: (215) 860-0313
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