Information about the speakers
Assist. Prof. Dr Ronaldo Hirata
Dr Hirata is an assistant professor at the Biomaterials and Biomimetics Department of New York University (NYU). His research focus is on implants and restorative biomaterials. He also runs a private practice in Curitiba, Brazil, specializing in esthetic dentistry. He is the coordinator of several post-graduate programs focusing on esthetic and restorative dentistry in Brazil and he has held lectures about esthetic restorations in many countries. He earned his DDS from the Federal University of Parana, Brazil, in 1995, his MSc in Biomaterials from the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in 2002, and his PhD in Restorative Dentistry from the Rio de Janeiro State University in 2009. Dr Hirata has published various papers in specialized journals and contributed more than 10 chapters to expert publications. His first textbook called “TIPS in esthetic dentistry”, which was published in 2011, has already been translated into three languages.
Dr Markus Lenhard
Dr Markus Lenhard started his career as scientific fellow at the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in 1992. Later, he headed the ICDE clinical at the headquarters of Ivoclar Vivadent AG in Liechtenstein. Since 2003 he has been working as a dentist in private dental practice in Switzerland.
Dr Lenhard is member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry and a member of the Scientific Board of the Scandinavian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He has held more than 800 lectures and training courses in 50 countries around the world.
Being a full time practitioner in a private dental practice, Dr Lenhard focuses his lectures on improving the techniques and skills that are indispensable in everyday dentistry.
Dr Petr Hajný
Dr Petr Hajný finished the Secondary Sanitary School in Karlovy Vary as a dental technician in 1997 and graduated from the Charles University in Prague in 2005. During his medical studies, he worked as a dental technician. Since 2005, he has worked at the ASKLEPION – Clinic and Institute of Aesthetic Medicine in Prague (Czech Republic) as a specialist in esthetic dentistry and all‐ceramic restorations. Since 2009, he has been director of dental clinic DentInn s.r.o. in Prague. Since 2012, he has worked at the private practice EXI‐GROUP s.r.o. in Prague, since 2014, he has engaged in the private practice OneVisitDentistry s.r.o. in Prague. He is an owner of four CAD/CAM systems. He was the Vice‐President of the Czech Society of CAD/CAM Dentistry, member of the CZADE – Czech Academy of Dental Aesthetics. Moreover, he is working as a certified CEREC trainer for dentists and dental laboratories in Czech Republic and abroad. Since 2009, he has been a trainer for T‐Scan technology in most countries of EU.
Main specialization: CAD/CAM technologies, esthetic dentistry and ceramic restorations.
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