Cade Tippett

Owner of Tippett Orthodontic Laboratory, LLC

Cade has been in the Orthodontic world since 1994 where he started as an orthodontic assistant as a junior in High School. He eventually moved on to get his BS in Pre-Med / Pre-Dental Studies at Tarleton State University. This is where he met his future wife Sara. After graduation they married they moved to San Antonio where he was accepted into the Dental Lab Technology program at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After graduating first in his class he took his CDT exam and opened his own orthodontic laboratory. Eventually after speaking at several dental lab conventions he was recruited to open an orthodontic department in a Crown & Bridge Lab. Eventually the calling of owning his own lab again came back and in January of 2018 he and his wife opened Tippett Orthodontic laboratory, LLC which focuses on staying small but technologically advanced using services like Easyrx.

Cade has also served 2 terms as president of the Dental Laboratory Association of Texas. He is currently serving as trustee on the board of NBC (National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology)

He also keeps a blog DesignerRetainer.com where he post techniques, reviews and tips regarding the Orthodontic Lab.

You can also catch him on YouTube as RetainerDesigner helping to others with orthodontic techniques. His YouTube channel has well over 20,000+ subscribers.

Sara and Cade have 3 kids 2 boys and a little girl!