Andres Torres was born on July 4th, 1988 in Bogota, Colombia. He obtained his degree as General Dentist in 2012 from the University of Los Andes, Santiago, Chile. During the training in Dentistry, he participated twice in a research internship on CBCT in Endodontics at the KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, led by Professor Reinhilde Jacobs. In March 2014 he achieved the equivalence of foreign diploma "Titulo de Cirujano Dentista" with the Flemish degree of "Master of Science in Dentistry". In 2015 he obtained the diploma of Postgraduate studies in Advance Medical Imaging at the KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Further, he obtained a specialization degree in Endodontics in July 2017, under the guidance of Professor Paul Lambrechts at the KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
He works as an Endodontic specialist in private practice. He is instructor of the Endodontic postgraduate at KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium and visiting instructor of the Endodontic postgraduate at KI, Stockholm, Sweden. Currently he is a PhD candidate (OMFS-IMPATH, KU Leuven, Belgium) with Professor Reinhilde Jacobs as his promoter and Professor Paul Lambrechts as his co-promoter. His research topics are: 3-Dimensional Guided Endodontics, 3-Dimensional Assessment of Apical Radiolucencies, Characterisation of Root and Canal Morphology and Maxillary Sinus and Endodontics.
Prof. dr. Reinhilde Jacobs