The Biogenic Team

Biogenic Dental Laboratory is in Utica, New York which is centrally located between Albany and Syracuse .

Each and every case that comes into Biogenic Dental Lab is as important to us as it is to you. We want you and your patient to be confident and smiling on insertion day. We work hard on our end to meet all of your individual requirements. Biogenic is committed to providing you with a skilled team that is ready to make your next case!

Bob Belouin

Bob is CEO of Biogenic Dental Corporation and its affiliates: Biogenic Dental Laboratories, Inc.; BTI Laser; and CNY Digital Design Center.

Bob grew up around the dental lab. His father (Pepper) worked for Biogenic for 46 years, and his brother Jim for 23. With a background in sales and customer service, Bob works hard to ensure that the relationships we develop with our customers remain strong. Bob has been instrumental in the successful implementation of new technologies such as 3D design, printing and CAD CAM milling. These new advancements have helped Biogenic expand their product line and better service the restorative needs of the dental community. Contact Bob today to find out more about Biogenic’s exciting new digital services.

David Santopietro

Lab President

As director of Technical Operations and Implants, David has over 40 years of dental technology experience. His knowledge of materials, along with his expertise in laboratory processes and procedures is relied on by our doctors every day for expert advice. David works directly with doctors providing case management and treatment planning to ensure case success. He works closely with all department managers as part of the quality control team finding
solutions on even the most difficult cases

Debra Gutowski, CDT

Fixed Department Manager

As a highly skilled senior technician in our Crown and Bridge department, Debra and her team will work with you from start to finish ensuring your patients' ultimate satisfaction. She is an expert on ceramic products like ZurluxFC2 and Emax. Debra has been with Biogenic for 35 years. With access to our digital tools and 3D rapid prototyping equipment, Debra can assure you superior fit and finish on your cases.

Tim Smith

Denture Department Manager

Tim began his career at Biogenic in 1986 where he quickly adapted to the process of denture fabrication. Tim has gone through extensive training with both the PTC program, and many courses offered through our vendors. With over 25 years of industry experience, Tim is always available to service your restorative needs, and support your practice. Call Tim today, and find out his experience can help improve the success of your denture case

Mark Smith

Cast Partial Department Manager

Mark Smith manages our partial framework department. He has over 25 years experience with the design and fabrication of RPD’s. Mark has worked in every area of the department, and to this day still supports each and every technician. With the onset of digital design and 3D printing, Mark and the framework department have adapted with great success. The digital workflow has made the department more efficient and has streamlined the communication between office and laboratory.

John Bachura

National Sales Manager

John is Biogenic Dental Laboratories’ new Professional Laboratory Service Representative. With his years of dental experience and familiarity with the newest digital technology, John can provide excellent support for your office. We team up to ensure case success.

Laurie Klein

Shipping & Receiving Manager

Laurie has been with the Biogenic team for almost 20 years. She manages our shipping department, and is the kind voice you are greeted with when you call. Her passion for customer service ensures that every case we receive is met with the same sense of urgency. The timely return of your case is a top priority with our shipping department. Let Laurie and her staff demonstrate how Biogenic can help manage all of your logistic needs.

Meaghan Ryan

Account Manager

Meaghan, a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh and native of the Capital District, joined the Biogenic Team in 2016. Meaghan will put her years of dental experience and familiarity with inside dental practices to use in ensuring the needs of the Capital District are met. When not representing Biogenic, Meaghan can be found with her two Mastiffs and a fishing pole in hand!

Bob Sherwood

Account Manager

Bob started his dental career in 1982 as a Hygienist/Dental Assistant in the United States Air Force. Since then he has built a successful career in sales that has allowed him to serve the dental community. For the past 6 years he has worked in both a customer service / sales and technical consultant capacity for a local dental laboratory. In 2016 he joined the Biogenic Dental team. His intimate knowledge of materials and digital dentistry enables him to confidently consult and guide you toward the best possible restorative solution for you and your patients.