Professor Rien Van Waas, DDS, PhD on retiring from ACTA, Amsterdam in 2008
"Dentists should leave Dental prosthetics to the Denturist. Along with an Implantologist or Oral Surgeon placing the implants, they can do that job perfectly. Furthermore, the general dental practitioner is nowadays hardly schooled in this field and has almost no experience with prosthetic work." This was said by ACTA-professor of the Dental Faculty Rien Van Waas on Friday 16 January, in his yearend speech. He has seen the Denturist become a professional, who could deliver a perfect (partial) prosthesis