Drew Van Aarde
Conrad J Rensburg
N.D & N.H.D In Tech
Owner & Head of Dental Implants
Conrad J. Rensburg is the owner and head of the Dental Implant Divison at Absolute Dental Lab. He graduated under a full scholarship with a 4-year Baccalaureate degree from Pretoria Tech in 1992. He is certified with an ND in technology and specialized with an NHD in fixed prosthetics.
He is a member of the prestigious PEERS association, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the American College of Prosthodontists. He is a registered technician with the NADL, NCDLA, and is certified by the SADTC. Conrad has specialized in fixed dental prosthetics with an emphasis on dental implants since the early '90s. As a CE-Accredited speaker since 2002, he has presented at hundreds of events across the USA, including the American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of Osseointegration, Global and US Symposiums, the World Summit Tour, and a multitude of study club events.
Conrad's emphasis as a speaker is keeping today's clinicians abreast with the latest advancements in screw-retained and hybrid implant-retained and supported options. As an author of multiple published articles, his focus is on CAD implant design protocols, fixed, and removable hybrid implant-supported techniques.
N.D & N.H.D In Tech
Owner and Head Digital Design and Ceramics
Drew Van Aarde studied Dental Technology at Pretoria Tech in South Africa from 1989 to 1992. He earned a Baccalaureate Degree in Dental Technology and received an N.H.D in fixed prosthetics. He was the lead ceramist at ADW Laboratory from 1995 to 2000, when he relocated to the United States. He accepted a position as a senior ceramist at Absolute Dental Services. He has restored dental prosthetics, emphasizing digital dental protocols, and focused on large implant and complex oral rehabilitation cases for more than three decades.
Drew's focus has been to lead the Absolute design team into the digital arena. As co-owner and head of Absolute's digital design and diagnostic division, he oversees CAD training, diagnostic design, remote case review, and digital design. His expertise has been the driving force behind Absolute's journey into this exciting and unchartered part of the dental industry.
As Quality Assurance Officer, Drew implements, maintains, and manages the company's quality and esthetic standards.
As head of Absolute's ceramic department, Drew's vast experience with ceramic contouring brings a level of expertise to the Absolute team that is unrivaled in the industry.