Dr. Louwrens (Blackie) Swart received a DDS degree and a Masters Degree in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery from Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.
In Cape Town, he is in private practice specializing in immediate implant placement, bone grafting and socket preservation techniques. He is the current President of the Cape Society for Dental Implantology. In 2007, he served on the Scientiﬁc Advisory Committee for the Nobel Biocare World Conference and has served as a moderator, presenter, commentator and expert panel member and performed several live surgeries at dental implant conferences and courses.
Dr. Swart serves on the editorial advisory board of the Open Journal of Implant Dentistry (SA). He received Merit Awards for his contribution to implantology from the South African Society for Dental Implantology in 2008 and 2012.