Karsten Klimmek, MDT, will focus on high-end esthetic fixed restorations, implant services, and clear orthodontic aligners.
DenMat Holdings LLC hired Karsten Klimmek, MDT, as its new director of laboratory operations. Klimmek takes over leadership of the company’s dental laboratory focusing on high-end esthetic fixed restorations, implant services, and clear orthodontic aligners.
“We are thrilled to have Karsten on the team,” says Robert Cartagena, chief operating officer. “We conducted a thorough search and Karsten’s background and experience align perfectly with the leadership needs of our world class dental laboratory here in California. The combination of years of experience in all-ceramic esthetic restorations and his expertise in implants will help drive even more growth in the DenMat laboratory for years to come.”
Klimmek joins DenMat after 10 years at MicroDental Laboratories, where he held numerous positions that included team leader – MAC Studio, director of operations and director of advanced technology and education. Klimmek received his CDT in 1995 from the Albrecht-Dürer-School in Düsseldorf, Germany, and in 1998 received his Masters in Dental Technology and Bachelors of Science degree from the Institute of Dental Technology in Cologne. He is an LVI Global Fellow Technician, Misch Implant Institute graduate and an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
As director of laboratory operations, Klimmek will be responsible for management of the lab’s entire workforce, as well as developing and implementing growth strategies as the company continues to expand the products and services offered.