About Us & Bios

Mark Tillman, Ron Breuklander and David Purdom each have over 25 years of experience in crown and bridge restorations, and all had owned their own C&B laboratory before joining forces to create Spectrum Dental Laboratories. We are a full-service crown and bridge laboratory that excels in porcelain and implant restorations. We welcome the challenges offered by unusual cases and love to work with meticulous, discerning dentists. Our fees are moderate, and we provide tremendous value to the value-conscious dentist.

Spectrum Dental Lab’s mission is to provide the products and services for outstanding value that assist our dentist clients in achieving the highest degree of patient satisfaction and practice success"

Dave Purdom



Dave Purdom has more than 40 years of laboratory technician experience and is skilled in many laboratory disciplines. His specialty lies in fixe crown and bridge and implant restorative procedures


Dave is graduate of the two year Orange Coast College Dental Technology Program and has received his C.D.T. accreditation in dental ceramics. Over the years , Dave has attended numerous technical training courses that focus on dental esthetics and full mouth rehabilitation. He has been a guest speaker on various topics for many dental groups and companies, including C.D.A., C.D.L.A, S.C.O.S.C., VIdent Corp and Straumann US


Dave is a member of the North Orange County Implant Group and is currently Director of Technical Training at Spectrum Dental Laboratories


Out side of the lab, Dave is interested in physical fitness, home remodeling, and theatre arts. Hi greatest non-professional love however, is alpine skiing where you can see him hitting ht slopes with finesse.

Mark Tillman

39 Years in Dental Technology.
In house technician for two dentists- Training from 1971-1973, working alone 1973-1976
Opened lab in July 1976 TKM Owner until November 2000
Formed Spectrum Dental Laboratory Partnership April 2001 – Owner/Partner
25 years experience working with implants with working knowledge of all the major implant systems

Orange Coast College Dental Technology Program 2 Years
2Year training program under Dr. F. Fores
Bio-Esthetic Rehabilitation Course- Dr. Robert Lee – Loma Linda
Member of North Orange County Implant Group, Orange County Dental Academy, West Coast Dental Institute
Member of Orange county Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Training with Nobel Biocare for development on four implant bar retained dentures

Implant Case Design, Implant Consultant
Pre-Surgical case studies and treatment planning, surgical guides
Attachments in fixed and implant work
Abutment and Bar design with ETKON Nobel and Biocare and Dental Wing Systems
In House Systems including; Sirona/Cerec, Dental Wings/Envisiontec, Straumann/Etkon, Nobel Procera/Nobel Guide


Surfing, Skiing/Snowboarding, target shooting, fishing, hunting.

Ron Breuklander



Ron is the founding owner of Spectrum Dental Laboratories. He has had over 35 years of experience in dental technology and is an expert in his field.

Ron has been trained thoroughly with masters in his craft while studying with Willie Geller and Peter K Thomas. He has received studied at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute where he has become a Master Aesthetic Dental Technician.


Ron specializes in Anterior Esthetics and full mouth rehabilitation. He is an artist when it comes to teeth, creating flawless results. His work as a ceramist allows him to create a perfect smile.


Ron is a loving father of 4. In his free time he enjoys playing guitar and is an avid tennis player.



We are happy to have you as a member of our family! Our mission is to build strong relationships with our customers and offer the highest quality and uncompromised value to the patients we serve.


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