Gregg Helvey, DDS, is part of an elite group of dentists who are also certified dental technicians and skilled ceramists. This combination of experience as both a dentist and a dental laboratory technician has aided in the development of unique restorative and laboratory procedures, many of which have been published in peer-reviewed journals. Presently, he is the Restorative Section Editor for Inside Dentistry as well as serving on the editorial advisory board for Inside Dentistry, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry and Inside Dental Technology. In his in-office dental laboratory, Dr. Helvey artistically creates and fabricates crowns and veneers for his patients instead of sending their cases to an outside laboratory. He also uses the Cerec Computerized system for making single crowns. Patients can have their crown made at the same appointment through computer technology while eliminating impressions, temporary crowns and second appointments. In addition to his position as Adjunct Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Dr. Helvey teaches cosmetic dentistry in the AEGD residency program with an emphasis porcelain veneers. He received his dental degree from Georgetown University in 1976, and received his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1997. Dr. Helvey lectures nationally and internationally and maintains a private practice in Middleburg, Virginia.