Co-founder & Aesthetic Director Michel Magne is a renowned master ceramist and expert in the art and science of aesthetic dentistry. An internationally sought-after speaker and educator, Michel lectures and teaches at some of the top dental schools both in the U.S. and abroad, including UCLA, University of Southern California, New York University, University of Geneva, and University of Barcelona, Spain.
Michel specializes in aesthetic rehabilitations and bonded porcelain restorations, and has published extensively on these topics. He has also served on the editorial boards of the European Journal of Esthetic Dentistry, International Journal of Brazilian Dentistry, International Journal of Dental Technology, and Journal of Aesthetic Dentistry.
Before co-founding Beverly Hills Dental Laboratory, Michel was an associate professor of clinical dentistry and director of the Center for Dental Technology at the University of Southern California. He also ran his own laboratory, 901 Oral Design, in Marina del Rey. Prior to that, Michel spent 12 years as the owner and director of the Oral Design Center at the Dental Laboratory in Montreux, Switzerland. Earlier in his career, he directed and served as master ceramist at two Swiss-based dental laboratories, where he specialized in implant-supported work, complex oral rehabilitation, and bonded porcelain restorations.
Michel's brother, Pascal Magne DMD, PhD., is a world renowned dentist, and leader in adhesive dentistry techniques, biomimetic dentistry, and is the founder of the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry. He and Michel share ideas from their respective fields of practice, which has led to innovations in restorative dentistry techniques and the creation of new materials.
Michel received his Dental Technician certification in 1979 in his home country of Switzerland. In addition to his MDT degree, he holds a B.S. in dental technology from Southern Illinois University. He is an associate member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and the International Society for Digital Dentistry.
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