Steven Canter began his career in the dental laboratory industry when he joined the family business in 1976 as a summer employee. In no time Steven realized he was passionate in the dental field and pursued formal training at Eli Whitney Technical School in the Dental Technology program. In 1982 he completed his education and became a Certified Dental Technician. He received an award for “Proficiency in Dental Laboratory Skills” from the Connecticut Dental Laboratory Association (CDLA).
In 1987 Steven took over the operations of Suburban Dental Laboratory, a family owned business. He is a member of the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC) and of PAC, a Program Advisory Committee for Porter and Chester Institute in Enfield, CT. He regularly attends numerous study groups and dental seminars.
While not at work Steve enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, riding his motorcycle and playing pool.
Michael Fialkievicz graduated from Eli Whitney Technical School in the Dental Technology program in 1987 and earned his diploma as a Certified Dental Technician in 1991. Michael received the Fred Bernardo award for above average proficiency and skills in dental procedures. For fourteen years Mike worked at a boutique laboratory in Glastonbury, CT and later became a co-owner.
Mike has been involved with Connecticut Dental Laboratory Association (CDLA) by coordinating educational programs. From 1995 to 2012 Mike facilitated seminars with national clinicians at the UConn Medical Center and other location in the state. The network experience with CDLA, other technicians and lab owners helped broaden his views in the dental technology industry.
In 2008 Michael began his career with Suburban Dental Laboratory, Inc. as the operations manager. He brings his many years of experience in all facets of crown and bridge restorative dentistry. He continues to maintain his CDT through continuing education with many seminars and educational meetings.
Outside of work, Michael enjoys all manners of activity such as backpacking, biking, skiing, snowboarding, ice hockey, gardening, IPAs, and bass fishing.