Luke KahngHow To Effectively Create The Best Rehabilitation Design Synopsis

Luke Kahng, CDT
Friday • 8:15 - 10:00 AM

Location: Concord I


Luke Kahng will address full mouth rehabilitation from a 28-Unit Treatment Plan Wax-up and 28 Zirconia restorations as well as 14 unit implants for the maxillary and mandibular, including porcelain fused to titanium/ceramic. He will also address the best custom shade matching technique for centrals, laterals and canines to illustrate the best natural color selection.

Learning objectives include:

  • Evaluate full mouth rehabilitation Implant case design
  • Precisely build a blueprint with full mouth colored wax-up design
  • Systematic approach to 28 - unit restoration work
  • Offer guidelines for the best custom shade marching techniques


Luke S. Kahng, CDT is the owner of LSKI21 Oral Prosthetics, a dental laboratory in Naperville, Illinois. In addition to being a board member for several dental publications, he has published more than 70 articles with major dental journals. He also lectures internationally, offering hands-on seminars to dental technicians and clinicians alike. The first edition of his highly successful Chairside Shade Selection Guide was launched in 2009, with international sales worldwide. Changes were incorporated into the second edition of the Chairside Shade Guide, launched in November 2010, with updates to include three components: posterior, anterior and rehabilitation design, specific for in-office custom shade matching techniques. His most recent creation is the Kaleidoscope Waxup™, utilizing colored wax to mimic the appearance of ceramic. A new book with detailed wax-up case studies, as well as the second edition of Smile Selection + CS3 Clinical Cases, will be ready for publication in August 2011 to add to his list of existing hardcover books: Anatomy from Nature, The Esthetic Guide Book and Smile Selection + CS3 Clinical Cases. Visit for more information.

2 hours Scientific credit
With appreciation to GC America, Inc.



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