We have carefully chosen every member of our staff based on their experience and dedication to providing the best to our clients. We invite you to learn more about the experts who work on our cases.

Chris Roman C.D.T.

Chris Roman is the Co-Founder and Lead Technician at Oak View Dental Laboratory. Upon graduation from Trinity High School in 1999, Chris began his career as a Dental Lab Technician. After being introduced and working within the dental lab profession, he completed his formal education in Dental Laboratory Technology from Columbus State Community College in Columbus, OH in 2004. After graduation, Chris returned to Washington, PA, working for area labs until 2006 when Oak View Dental Laboratory was founded. In 2009, Chris earned his national certification as a Dental Lab Technician specializing in Crown & Bridge. This certification has allowed him to have a strong emphasis on Continuing Education and to stay up to date with the latest trends happening in the Dental Lab Profession.

In 2015 he married his wife Ashley, and they welcomed their daughter, Adilynn, in 2016. Chris enjoys cars, spending time outdoors, and with his family and friends.

Zack Frankfort

Zack is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Game Art Design. Zack’s background allowed him to gain skills in our digital department quickly. With his art and science background, he has advanced to being in charge of our model department using his blend of artistic and scientific skills to produce accurate, beautiful models for our dentist clients.

In Zack’s spare time he enjoys cooking, gaming, and making props for cosplay conventions.

Brett Barnickel

Brett’s interest in Dental Laboratory Technology started while still in high school where he was introduced to the profession in his senior year. From there, his interest progressed to the point where he obtained a degree in Dental Laboratory Technology from Columbus State College in Columbus, OH, graduating in 2012.

Brett started his career with Oak View in the model room, advancing rapidly to the digital technology department. He is now our digital design specialist who also oversees our CAD/CAM and milling departments.

Brett’s pursuit of leisure activities includes sampling the latest Mexican restaurants, frequenting the nerdiest of movies, and spending time with friends and families.

Brian DiFabio

In a short period of time, Brian has become a valuable and integral part of our dental lab. A 2017 high honors graduate of Washington High School, Brian brings a significant level of intelligence and a passion for excellence in our digital department. He is an integral part of the CAD/CAM Department, overseeing the 3D printing and IOS processing of digital models.

Brian has shown a deep interest in learning about dentistry and dental lab technology, which is evidenced by his dedication to completing as much continuing education as he can in his chosen profession.

In Brian’s spare time he enjoys photography, hiking, and attending the latest horror films.