Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Presented by: John Luangrath, CDT
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by:

*Pre-registration and additional fees required ($50). Capacity is set to 20. Participants must register by August 23, 2023.
To be added to our wait list, please contact the NDA office. 

With innovations in overdenture abutments, housings and liners emerging on the marketplace, learning an updated method of converting existing dentures into implant retained dentures, as well as lab processed dentures, is important. Now is a great time to offer this affordable solution to your patients and clients. Join John Luangrath, CDT, in this 3 hour hands-on course on covering topics such as choosing the right abutments, the right housing system, choosing the right “pick-up” material, creating the best “pick-up” sites in an existing denture, using all the accessories of the housing system, troubleshooting issues, and some tips and tricks for doing chairside pick-ups for traditional attachments as well as mini implants. Attendees will walk away with the overdenture model they use to do the hands on pick up with
1. Learn how to choose the right abutment and housing system for overdentures
2. Become familiar with the different kinds of “pick up” materials
3. Explore the tools and accessories available for doing overdentures
4. Learn how to trouble shoot common problems
5. Using overdentures to grow your practice
Attendees will walk away with knowledge about:
1. Pick up material characteristics
2. Housing and liner systems
3. Denture design tips
4. Accessories and tools for doing denture conversions
5. Techniques and considerations for picking up dentures.
Speaker Bio:
John Luangrath, CDT, has been in dentistry for over 15 years. John was formally trained in Dental Technology at Diablo Valley College in Northern California, which included denture training. Shortly after, John started working at Arrowhead Dental Lab, a 250 person full service dental lab in Utah. While at Arrowhead, John was integral in growing the implant solutions offered at the lab by being involved in all aspects of full arch cases, ranging from guided surgery to case planning to fabrication. John holds a BA from UCLA, and a Master in Public Administration from BYU. His CDT specialty is in Implants and is currently the Sr. Marketing
Manager – Overdenture Solutions and MPS at the Straumann Group