Authentic Dental Laboratory was founded in 1984 on a standard set of principles that a laboratory can be successful by building relationships through education, excelling in customer service and by providing a consistent product with every case. For over 32 years, we are committed to this and we continually grade ourselves through customer feedback and the willingness to make changes in our systems.
Our goal is
to be dedicated to your practice by becoming your dental
resource in providing you guidance and knowledge on the latest
techniques, materials, case planning and procedures that are
Robert P. Marbach, BA, C.D.T.
received his Bachelors Degree in 1976 and started working for a dental lab waiting to start dental school. He had a great passion for dental technology and decided to stay in the lab business. Eight years later, he founded Authentic Dental Lab in San Antonio, Texas. Marbach is a Past Board of Directors at The Pankey Institute and is a Board Certified Dental Technician currently working on his Masters in dental technology. He has over 35 years of dental experience. Bob received his Technical Certificate of Completion from the Pankey Institute and is a past member of the Advisory Board for The Canadian Journal of Dental Technology. He is also a member of the prestigious TEREC Group, a technical research consortium. Bob has lectured internationally for many years and his lecture has received approval from the Academy of General Dentistry. He has also received his Fellowship in the Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics and received the National Association of Dental Laboratories Inventor's Award for developing and patenting the "Shade Wand", a shade-taking light used by dentists worldwide. Most recently, Bob was inducted into the American Society For Advanced Dental Esthetics.
The #1 selected dental lab in Texas for Technology, Quality,
To empower all employees to take ownership in the business
education and utilization of today’s technologies in
expediting tasks and
communication, thus resulting in an increase in customer
satisfaction and steady growth.
Our technicians are trained with our
internal standard training system, which is the most comprehensive in
our industry. It provides a vocabulary and technical benchmark for every
technician, which leads to better communication within our staff as well
as with our customers.
L.D. Pankey Institute
National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL)
Productivity Training Corporation (PTC)
Texas Dental Laboratory Association (TDLA)
National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology
Member of the Technical Research Consortium (TEREC)
Member of Sulzer Medica Preferred Laboratory Network
Certified in the Theory, Art and Science of the IPS Empress All Ceramic System.
Certified in Infection Control (CDL)
Certified 3M Lava Milling Center
Certified in Cerec In-lab Scanning and Milling
Advanced Certification in CAPTEK
Certified in Valplast
Certified Platinum Member With Nobel Biocare
Proud to share
our knowledge and expertise with college students