Jonathan Mursic RDT
Jonathan Mursic RDT, President of 5 Axis Dental Lab, has worked in the dental industry for over 30 years; 12 of those years using CAD/CAM. After selling his dental laboratory in 1994, Jonathan ran a boutique cosmetic lab and worked as a dental instructor for Noritake and Henry Schein, lecturing and giving hands on courses in Canada, the US and Europe. Jonathan worked two years as a CAD/CAM technical manager, doing research and development in the U.S. Evaluating the latest dental technology and developing and implementing developments in CAD/CAM dentistry is a real passion which he continues to enjoy. Jonathan opened his own CAD/CAM Center to serve dentists across Canada and the USA and in 2008, using an iTero scanner he scanned the first intra-oral custom abutment with finished porcelain fused to zirconia crown. Working with several prosthodontists he continued to expand that knowledge and developed 5 AXIS Designer software that allowed him to manufacture full arch, multiple unit, custom abutments and finished restorations from a single digital impression.
Continuing to evaluate and develop digital dentistry products, in 2014 Jonathan will be releasing an iPad app that allows dentists to view and modify their custom implant abutments within minutes; ” I know dentists are extremely busy and find it difficult to find time to fit everything in. This app allows them to quickly review designs, from the golf course if they want, and not have to start their day at the office with emails and calls reminding them they need to confirm design approvals”.
Family has always been very important to Jonathan and Pamela, his wife of 30 years. They have three sons that plan to continue in the dental field: Zachary, a Loma Linda School of Dentistry graduate who is now specializing in the Prosthodontics and Implantology program at Loma Linda and Joshua and Jake, 21 year old twins, in their fourth year of their Bachelors of Science degree who are preparing for Dentistry as well.
When he’s not working Jonathan is an avid fisherman. He also loves being outdoors enjoying , ATVing, boating and scuba diving.
Our Team Leaders
Jon W. – A graduate from George Brown College of Dental Technology and RDT, Jon is well versed in all aspects of dental technology. Jon does case planning and management. He works very closely with the owner and head technician at 5 Axis, Jonathan Mursic to plan and develop complex dental treatment plans and ensures they are implemented to the dentists specifications. Jon has worked in the dental industry for over 10 years.
Julie . – Our head ceramist has worked in the dental industry for over 10 years. Julie works with a number of dental porcelains and materials, including e.max. Coming from a family of craftsmen and artists, Julie has an eye for detail, symmetry and color. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree.