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 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 January 2009 he is the owner and director of 901 Oral Design, Dental Laboratory in Los Angeles, (USA).
He is in charge of a number of esthetic courses and postgraduate education. He is editor in chief for “Restorations”, and he is author and co-author of articles on esthetic dentistry and is worldwide frequently invited to lecture and teach on these topics. He continues to share his knowledge and skills by offering a hands-on course at the Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy – IDEA.