New leadership on the IndentAlloy/IdentCeram Council, Issue 9

The IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council recently elected new officers and directors.

The IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council recently elected new officers and directors.

Devon Howe was elected to a two-year term as President and will continue serving as a Director. Wayne Ledford was elected to a two-year term as Treasurer as well as a position as Director.

Stuart Steinbock and Gary Iocco were elected to terms as Directors. Mr. Iocco will also serve as the Board’s Laboratory Representative. The Council is recruiting a dentist to serve in a fifth position on its board of directors.

Mr. Howe is President and CEO of CMP Nobilium. He has also served with a number of dental companies, including Dentsply and Miltex. He holds a BS degree from West Virginia University and an MBA from Washington University.

Mr. Ledford is Vice President of Sales, Technical Products, at Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. Prior to his current position, he was Western Regional Sales Manager for the company.

Mr. Steinbock is Vice President of Business Development for Whip Mix Corporation. He recently completed his second term on the IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council’s Board, serving as its president.

Mr. Iocco owns Dimension Dental Design, CDL. He has owned a dental lab for more than 20 years and also serves on the Board of the National Association of Dental Laboratories.

"We’ve assembled an excellent team to continue helping the industry improve healthcare standards, patient outcomes and practice management,” noted Mr. Howe. “In keeping with our industry’s own innovations, we’re looking forward to expanding our use of electronic technologies to make restorative materials certification more efficient and effective than ever for manufacturers, labs and dentists alike.” 

The IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council is a nonprofit organization that documents the composition and ADA classification of alloys and ceramic materials used in dental restorations. More than 40 manufacturers now participate. More information is available at or by calling 888-577-2634. IdentAlloy and IdentCeram are trademarks of the IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council.