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Luc Rutten


Luc and Patrick Rutten graduated in dental technology at the Dental Technician School "Anneessens" in Brussels/Belgium. After receiving their Master Degree they moved to Cologne/Germany to specialize in different milling techniques and ceramic layering techniques. They lectured regularly all over Europe, in Australia, India, Israel, Japan, Saudi-Arabia, South-Africa and USA. In addition to numerous publications in international dental journals on a regular basis in the field of esthetic implantology and esthetics in general, Luc and Patrick are co-authors of several text books and authored the books "Implant Aesthetics" and "C, B and I: The Art of Harmony". Luc and Patrick maintain a dental laboratory in Tessenderlo/Belgium, dedicated to ceramic restorations and esthetic implantology.

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Patient cases

A 35-year-old male patient who lost teeth #11 and #21 FDI (#8 and #9 US). The treatment was based on the angulated screw channel (ASC) system and involved placement of two screw-retained single units and two Nobel Active Implants. 

Anterior implants
Prosthetic materials


This presentation will describe their experience in challenging cases as a team in a two-way communication. Clinicians and dental technicians have access to an astounding array of new technologies, tools and materials to design beautiful smiles.


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The lecture reviews the treatment of a failed bridge restoration supported by implants and natural teeth. Dr Gamborena and L Rutten explain the treatment sequence and the cooperation between the clinic and the dental lab. The lecture discusses patient motivation, treatment options...