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Dr Curd M L Bollen

Journal of Dental Health, Oral Disorders & Therapy
Catholic University of Leuven

Research Interest

Oral microbiology
Bad breath/halitosis
Short implants


Curd Bollen (09/01/1969) studied dentistry at the universities of Hasselt and Leuven in Belgium. He graduated in 1992 in Leuven with distinction as DDS. Immediately after, he started his training in periodontology/implantology and his research at the department of prof. dr. D. van Steenberghe. In 1996, he obtained his PhD at the University of Leuven (Full-mouth disinfection and hard surface smoothening reduce the subgingival microbial load). In 1997 he finished his MSc in periodontology at the same university (EFP-recognised specialist). He became part-time lecturer at different universities (Leuven, Liège, Nijmegen, Bonn and Düsseldorf) in combination with a private dental clinic in The Netherlands, limited to periodontology, implantology and halitosis.