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Phone: 727-842-6495

Fax: 727-844-3913

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Text Box: 			   Gary R. Gann C.D.T

			   Gary received his education at the United States Air Force Dental Laboratory Technology School and   			   graduated in 1971. After completing his tour of duty, Gary received an Honorary Discharge from the Air 			   Force in 1974.

Gary is Chief Executive Officer of Creative Institute of Dental Arts (CIDA) since its founding in 1974. CIDA has provided opportunities to serve his community and profession. His community involvement includes serving as President of the Rotary Club of New Port Richey where he has been a member since 1988. 

Professional accomplishments include:
♦  Past President of the Florida Dental Laboratory Association
♦  Past President of the Southeastern Conference of Dental Laboratories
♦  Past Chairman of the National Board of Certification (CDT)
♦  Past Commissioner – ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation 

Gary and his wife Paula have three daughters and six grandchildren. During time away from the office he enjoys: family activities, golf, photography, fishing, and playing Guitar with his band, “The Time Bandits”.

                                       Steve DeMatos C.D.T, L.V.I.


                                       Steve received formal dental laboratory training in the United States Air Force Dental Laboratory                                           Technology School, 1970-1974. He is a Certified Dental Technician in Crown and Bridge, Complete                                                  Dentures, and Ceramics; he also takes continuing education classes every year.


Steve has completed “The Concepts of Complete Dentistry” by Dr. Peter Dawson and attended the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). He is an LVI Master Aesthetics Technician and an LVI Neuromuscular Technician. He has also completed LVI Smile Design and Enhanced Smile Design courses.


As a member of The Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and The Pinnacle Study Club, Steve continues to attend clinics and seminars to remain at the forefront of the changing dental industry.  

Steve and his wife Sally, an Ophthalmic Technician, have two sons, Steven and Andrew. They  have one granddaughter. In his spare time Steve enjoys working out, boating and spending time with his family. He also plays drums with his band, “The Sunset Rebels.”