Michel Magne is born in la Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland) in 1958. He grew up and followed his primary education in Neuchâtel, where he certified as Dental Technician (MDT) in 1979. He developed his technical education in fixed prosthodontics (ceramics) and esthetics until today. Between 1985 and 1991, he was consecutively directing two dental laboratories as Master Ceramist and he specialized in implant-supported work, complex oral rehabilitation and bonded porcelain restorations. From 1992 to 2004, he has been the owner and director of Oral Design Center, Dental Laboratory in Montreux (Switzerland). In January 2005, he became Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Director of the Center of Dental Technology at the University of Southern California (USC, Los Angeles). Since 2009 he is President and Director of Michel Magne Los Angeles (United States) Laboratory and Dental Education. He is in charge of a number of esthetic courses and postgraduate education worldwide. He is author and co-author of numerous articles on esthetic dentistry and is worldwide frequently invited to lecture on these topics.