Ruth Bourke Curriculum Vitae
Ruth Bourke has over 30 years of experience and knowledge as a dental technician..
Ruth Bourke has over 30 years of experience and knowledge as a dental technician. Her career began in England where she has held positions at Guy's Hospital, Eastman Post-Graduate Institute, the Royal London Hospital, and Manchester Metropolitan University. Ruth moved to the United States in 1996 to accept the post of prosthetic and oral maxillofacial technician at University of Washington Dental School. From 2002 until 2004, Ruth managed the removables department at a commercial dental laboratory, and now owns and operates her own dental laboratory in Redmond, Washington that specializes in removable denture aesthetics and implants.
Ruth's interest in removable prosthodontics began under the guidance of Dr. John Besford of London. Specializing in aesthetics and implants, she continues to work with Dr. John Besford doing lectures and teaching "hands-on" seminars in England, Europe and North America. In conjunction with Dr. Besford, Ruth provided consultation for Schottlander and Davis UK, in the development of the Award Winning Enigma Premium Denture System.