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Luc Vrielinck


Dr. Luc Vrielinck attended the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, School of Dentistry in Belgium where he was trained as a dentist and as a maxillofacial surgeon. In 1989, he started a private practice in Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg in Genk, in Belgium. Since 1999, he has been working extensively with computer-based implant planning systems. This results in the use of several drill guide systems and navigation systems for implant placement. His special fi eld of interest is the atrophic maxilla and treatment with zygomatic and pterygoid implants. Dr. Vrielinck has authored several peer-reviewed journal articles on the subject of guided implant placement. He is also conducting zygoma implant courses on a regular basis.

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Luc Vrielinck: Accuracy in planning - stability in positioning - versatility in execution

Supported by a clinical patient example, Dr Vrielienk presents his first experiences applying a new, innovative, simplified digital workflow protocol and reviews the treatment steps and advantages. In comparison to previous workflow protocols, which at times were a logistical...
Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
Anterior implants


Luc Vrielinck: Implant solutions for the edentulous jaw - an overview

The lecture gives an overview about the treatment options for edentulous patients from both a surgical and restorative perspective, including aspects of severely resorbed arches. Careful evaluation of the remaining bone substance is essential. Dr Vrielinck reviews the surgical...
Edentulous treatments
Implants in compromised sites