About Us

Custom-Patient Specific AbutmentsNatural Arts is a fee-for-service dental lab with over 40 years of experience in advanced implant prosthetics and ceramics.

  • All-on-4-5-6 Chairside Dental Technicians
  • Crown and Bridge- Zirconia, IPS e.max, IPS Empress, BruxZir, Full Gold/Precious Metal
  • Custom Patient-Specific Abutments
  • Advanced Ceramics
  • Implant Overdentures



Randall Saunders, A.S., C.D.T.,  M.A.A.I.P.

Randall P. Saunders, C.D.T., opened NATURAL ARTS DENTAL LABORATORY in 1977.  He has been restoring implant cases since 1982 and is one of the largest providers and designers of implant prosthetics in the southern United States.  He currently restores from 50 to 100 implant sites per month. Randall holds a mastership in implant prosthetics from The American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics.

Texas State Technical Institute (1972-74) Associates Degree in Dental Technology San Antonio, Texas

University of Texas- Dental Branch (1975-76) Maxillofacial Technical Training Houston , Texas

Certificate and Licensure

Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
Registered Dental Technician, 1978-Current

National Board for Certification – CDT
Ceramics, 1979- Current
Complete Dentures, 2012
Implants, 2012

Dale Carnegie Course
Effective Speaking and Human Relations, 1981

Certified Dental Laboratory, 1996-Current

Core-Vent System of Osseointegrated Implants
Prosthetic Training Program
Certified Core-Vent Technician, 1985

Core-Vent Implant System of Osseointegrated Implants
Certificate of Completion for Prosthetic Training

Core-Vent Implant System Surgical Seminar
Certificate of Post-Graduate Instruction

Northwestern University Dental School
Laboratory Procedures Associated with the
BranemarkOsseointegrated Implant System, 1987
Certified Branemark Technician

Branemark, Special Jaw Reconstruction Prosthetic
procedure in treating edentulous patients according
to the principle of osseointegration, 1991

Calcitek Phase I – Laboratory Prosthetics Integral and
Integral Omniloc Dental Implant System, 1991

A Unified Approach to Functional Occlusion,
John Kois, 2004

Dawson Classic Occlusion, 2006


Awards and Honors

Top 100 Technicians in the United States for the 1990’s,
Dental Lab Management Today, March 1988

Certificate of Award for outstanding achievement in
Service to the Dental Laboratory Association of Texas, 1981

Dale Carnegie Course, Graduate Assistant, 1983

Outstanding clinical Presentation during the Houston
Convention. Dental Laboratory Association of Texas, 1983

Clinical Award; Outstanding efforts in furthering the
advancement of ethical dentistry, 1989

Outstanding Young Men of America 1989.
Outstanding Professional achievement, superior
leadership, ability and exceptional service to the community

Dallas Mid-Winter Table Clinic, 1990

Universal Implant Cast, 1st Place

The American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics
Mastership, 1994

Nobel Biocare World Conference Poster Presentation,
2003 and 2005


Professional Member

National Association of Dental Laboratories

Dental Laboratory Association of Texas

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry , 1987

Academy of Osseointegration, Affiliate Member 1989

American Academy of Implant Dentistry

American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics

Seattle Study Club


Presentations Before Professional Groups

Presented over 500 hrs of Implant Restorative Seminars
Nationally and Internationally since 1986, covering Zimmer
TSV, Branemark-Nobel, Strauman, IMZ and Various
Implant Systems

International Implant Presentations,
Monterey, Mexico
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Quito, Ecuador

Clinician for Support Plus One Seminar
LifecoreBioMedical, 2002-05

Clinician Implant Overdenture Program
LifecoreBioMedical, 2002-05

Zimmer, Peer Practicum Laboratory, 2002-Current

Zimmer Tricks of the Trade With Implants
Technician Hands-On Trainer 2007
Carlsbad, California

LMT Tricks of the Trade With Implants
Chicago, Illinois 2008

Dental Lab Assoc. of Texas
Tricks of the Trade Technician Training 2007-08


Atlantis Experience

Randall has personally supervised, designed and forwarded
over 150 cases to include approx. 4-500 Atlantis, Encode,
and Zimmer Patient Specific Abutment cases since 2004.