Luc Rutten

1976-1979 education in dental technology in Brussels. From 1979 to 1984 he works with his brother Patrick in Cologne; practical activities in various commercial and dental practice laboratories. Since 1985 self-employed master dental technician in Tessenderlo/Belgium. Main focus on ceramic and implantology. Publications in many international magazines. Co-authors of the books “Implantatprothetik” (Implant Prosthetics) and “Keramische Schichtechniken” (Ceramic Layering Techniques). Authors of the technical texts “Implantat-Ästhetik” (Implant Aesthetics) and Crown-bridge & Implants: The Art of Harmony. All books have been translated into several languages. Member of the Scientific Committee of the international specialized magazines “dental dialogue”, “teamwork” and “European Journal for Dental Implantologists” (EDI). Various courses and reports in Australia, Europe, Japan, Israel, South Africa, Asia and the United States. Pilot laboratory of the Vita company. Director of courses at IDEA (Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy) in San Francisco, CA, USA. Members of ESCD (European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry). Nobel Biocare global speaker. Active member of EAED.