Dr. Ricaurte graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Bogotá, School of Dentistry in 1982. After an additional two years of post-doctoral training at Javeriana University in 1987, he earned a Specialty Certificate in Oral Rehabilitation with honors. Dr. Ricaurte received training in Implant Dentistry at the Branemark Center, completing its knowledge at a Dental Technician Program during the Speciality in Oral Rehabilitation. He has professional experience in the inter-related areas of Prosthodontics diagnosis, implant surgery, implant prosthodontics and implant laboratory technology. He has maintained a private practice in Cali, Colombia, for the past 22 years, attending patients from different places. Dr. Ricaurte is a renowned lecturer in the subject of Proshodontics and dental implants and he is an active member of the ‘Asociacion Colombiana de Prostodoncia’.