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Dr Louwrens Swart

Address: , Cape Town, South Africa

Short CV

Dr Louwrens Swart received his dental degree in 1986 from Stellenbosch University in South Africa and his master’s degree in maxillofacial and oral surgery (MFOS) in 1994 (cum laude). He has been in private practice in Cape Town since 1995, focusing on the immediate placement and, if possible, the immediate loading of aesthetic implants. He serves on the ambassadors’ board of the European Association for Osseointegration. He is an honorary consultant on dental implants in the Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery and Anaesthesiology and Sedation at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) as well as an honorary consultant to the dean of the Faculty of Dentistry. He serves on the faculty of gIDE Institute and is a member of various dental and MFOS societies. He is the president-elect of the Southern African Association of Osseointegration. He has lectured extensively and published both nationally and internationally and has conducted several live dental implant surgeries. He has also served in the roles of moderator, presenter, commentator and expert panel member in various locations around the globe. Dr Swart received merit awards for his contributions to implantology from the then South African Society for Dental Implantology in 2008 and 2012. He offers courses on predictable and consistent results with immediate placement protocols as well as on edentulous implant treatment protocols.

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