Our Staff

Michael Capps, CDT


Mike Capps, CDT, is a 1976 graduate with an AAS degree in Dental Technology from Triton College. Mike is certified in Ceramics, Orthodontics and Removable Prosthetics. He attends several continuing education programs every year on orthodontics, cosmetics, implants and management. Mike is active in the Illinois Dental Lab Association and served as the President of the association in 2002. He is also an associate member of the Illinois State Dental Society and a member of the American Association for Functional Orthodontics.

Anthony Waznonis

General Manager

Tony Waznonis went to Triton College and his education specialized in Dental Technology. Tony started at an early age in the dental field and is experienced in all services of the dental lab, including fixed, removable, and implant departments. He has worked for some of the top manufacturers in the industry (Dentsply, Vita, GC America) and has lectured throughout the United States. He has trained with some of the well-known dentists and technicians in the dental field in both Europe and the states. His is involved in training and overseeing all aspects of Technic Dental Lab. Tony regularly goes to dental offices to assist in procedures, and when at the lab, can be reached to assist in any of your dental needs.

Jeff Downey, CDT

Removable Team Leader

Jeff Downey, CDT, graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1988 with an AAS degree in Dental Technology. Jeff came to Technic in 1992 and has been supervisor of the department since 1994. Jeff achieved certification in Removable Prosthetics in 1997. He has completed numerous continuing education courses dealing with removable prosthetics.