Profile, Peter T. Pontsa, R.D.T.A graduate of Meistershaft College, Peter T. Pontsa, R.D.T., has over 40 years experience as a dental technician and laboratory owner. He received his R.D.T. in 1975 and has participated in continuing education programs, in sales, marketing, management, clinical and technical dentistry thoughout his career. Mr. Pontsa received advanced training in attachments at the Bredent head quarters and facilities in Germany.
He has written numerous articles in the Spectrum
Dialogue, Denturism Canada, the Journal of Oral Health and a Russian
Dental Journal on clinical and dental technology, regulatory issues in
the dental industry. He also writes and co-publishes the Dent-Liner,
our newsletter covering issues which concern dental health
Mr. Pontsa has received awards for seminars he conducted concerning the VKS Attachment Systems. He has lectured to dentists, dental technologists and dental students across Canada. A member of the Association of Registered Dental Technologists of Ontario. Currently, Mr. Pontsa serves as president and Technical Director of Dent-Line of Canada Inc., a member of D.I.A.C., the Dental Industry Association of Canada.
In 1998, Mr. Pontsa held the position of Vice President
for the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario and was a member of
the Executive Committee. During his four year term in office, he served
as Chair of the Legislation and Policies Committee, the Chair of the
Complaints Committee and was a member of the Quality Assurance
Committee. He devoted much of his time to help the College develop
policies, guidelines, regulations and a Quality Assurance Program. In
the fall of 2000, Mr. Pontsa returned to the College of Dental
Technologists of Ontario, and in 2001 served as President of the
College. The North American Jaguar Association ranks Peter 3rd for
Slalom Racing in division K for 2009.