Bas Loomans (DDS, PhD) graduated as a dentist in 1999 at the University of Nijmegen, Netherlands.
In 2000 he started his PhD-program in the department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre on the topic how to reconstruct proximal contacts with composite resin.
In 2007 he finished his PhD with his thesis “Proximal contact tightness of posterior composite resin restorations”.
In 2008 he was a visiting-researcher for some months at BIOMAT, KU Leuven, Belgium (Prof. dr. B. van Meerbeek).
At this moment he is a part-time assistant professor at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, where he is involved with research, student education and post-graduate courses for dentists and published approximately 20 international publications. Besides he is working part-time in a general dental practice in Nijmegen.
His main interests are adhesive and reconstructive dentistry using composite resin restorations.