Naoki Aiba 

 Science Art, Inc.

 Oral Design Center Monterey               

                Email :

 Dental Address : 787 Foam Street Monterey, CA 93940 USA 

  Phone number :  +1 831 333 9077

                    Fax : +1 831 333 9077

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Biography sketch

A ceramist and professional photographer, born in Nagoya, Japan.  Naoki Aiba, CDT graduated from the Dental Technology Program at the Dental School of Aichi Gakuin University in Nagoya, Japan in 1982, and completed the post-graduate ceramics course at the Tokai Dental Technicians School in 1986.


He received the “Young Speaker of the Year Award” by the International Society for Dental Ceramics in 1989.  In 1992, Mr. Willi Geller selected Mr. Aiba to be a member of Oral Design.  He has lectured, conducted hands-on courses, and published in more than 30 countries on ceramics, dental photography, and dentist-laboratory communications.  Mr. Aiba currently serves as a member of the editorial board for QDT.


He is also an award winning landscape photographer.  His photography has been featured in books, calendars, travel brochures, magazines, catalogues, and TV shows around the world.


He maintains his laboratory, Science Art, Inc., specializing in high-esthetic ceramic works in Monterey, California.  He instructs comprehensive hands-on program, DENTSCAPE Continuum, designed for experienced dental technicians and dentists at his teaching facility, Oral Design Center Monterey. 


 List of publications 

List of presentations

List of hands-on courses 


Clinical case photos

Symposium Lecture, Hands-on Courses  History


Hollywood, USA

September, 13-16, 2017

September, 16, 2017


Madrid, Spain

September, 16-19, 2015

September, 19, 2015

Hands-on  Courses

Madrid, Spain

September, 16-19, 2015

September, 16 - 17, 2015

Hands-on  Courses

Rimini, Itaria

September, 19-21, 2013

September, 19-20, 2013


Yokohama, Japan

 October 7-10, 2010  

September, 10, 2010


Minneapolis, USA

September, 17- 19, 2004

September, 17,  2004


New York, USA

October 20-22, 2000

October 20, 2000