Journal of Dental Research and Practice

Dr. Curd M. L. Bollen

Dr. Curd M. L. Bollen, PhD
Executive Editor
Professor, Implant dentistry
College of Medicine & Dentistry, UK



BIOGRAPHYProf. Dr. Curd M.L. BollenDDS, PhD, MSc, MClinDentCurd is actually professor and course leader in implant dentistry at the College of Medicine & Dentistry (Birmingham -UK).He graduated in 1992 as dentist (DDS) at the Catholic University Leuven (B). In 1996 he receivedhis PhD,in 1997he finished his MScin periodontology& implantology(Leuven).In 2016 he became MClinDent(University of the Pacific, US).Bollen published 35articles in internationaldentaljournalsand was co-author of 8 books/chapters in books. He is editor in chief of the Journal of Dental Health, Oral Disorders & Therapy.He was consultantat theuniversitiesofLeuven,Liège,Nijmegen,Bonn andDüsseldorf.In Düsseldorfhe was clinical assistant professor. He wasalso senior clinical lecturerat the university of Manchester (UK).CurdBollen leads a clinic in the Netherlands. He isactive inperiodontology, implantdentistryand halitosis.Since 2018 he is scientific board member of the European Society for Ceramic Implantology (ESCI).He researchinterest are ceramic dental implants, short implants and halitosis.

Research Interest

Halitosis: microbiology and therapy
Laser in periodontology –full-mouth disinfection: therapy approach and clinical results
Ceramic implants: clinical success rates and biological implications
Short wide implants: avoiding extended surgeries
L-PRF in bone grafting