18/5 Innovation Parkway
Birtinya, Qld. 4575
Phone: 61 8 9322 5858
RDT Ray Sharkey is a registered Dental Technician in Australia. Since 1985, he has maintained his own dental laboratory on the Sunshine Coast and in 1992, Ray’s Laboratory was chosen by Willi Geller (Internationally renowned Dental Ceramist, Zurich) to be part of the world wide Oral Design Group. Ray has studied ceramics in Switzerland, Germany and America and has presented for Creation™ porcelain throughout Australia and also in Chicago USA. Recently he participated in the Forth Oral Design Symposium held in New York in April 2008.
Since 1994 Ray has been the principal trainer in fixed prosthetics for Heraeus in the Asia pacific region including China and Korea. He has presented lectures and hands-on courses throughout the region on ceramics, indirect composite, metal frame design and casting including CAD CAM techniques. Ray is passionate about education and is a visiting lecturer to the University of Otaga in New Zealand and has lectured at the SouthBank College of Technical and Further Education in Brisbane, and holds of the Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. Ray has published numerous articles that have been re-printed in many different languages throughout the world including China and Eastern Europe.