Paulo Kano

Visiting Professor at the Postgraduate School - Department of Restorative Dentistry in Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC - Florianópolis / SC) since 1995.
Visiting Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Restorative Dentistry at the Brazilian Dental Association (ABO) Florianópolis since 2004.
Emeritus member of the Brazilian Society of Esthetic Dentistry - SBOE
Master in Implantology, Faculty of Dentistry São Leopoldo Mandic.
Graduated from the University of Santo Amaro São Paulo, Brazil
Private practice in São Paulo, Brazil since 1988.
Dental Technician since 1974. 
International and National publications in the areas of Esthetic Dentistry, Prosthetic and Dental Laboratory.
Director of IPK- Paulo Kano Institute, with over 11000 Hands On courses for Dentists and Technicians.
Author of "Challenging Nature”
SKYN Concept creator with Livio Yoshinaga.


Francesco Mintrone

Dr. Francesco Luigi Mintrone was born in Milan on November 25 1968. At the beginning of his career, he started working as dental technician specialising in fixed prosthesis and, working in particular as a porcelain technician, following specific training in Italy and abroad. Dr Mintrone graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2000. Once graduated, he attended numerous majoring courses in order to perfect his knowledge in the fields of prosthetics and dental implants. Winner of the Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry UCLA/gIDE 2009/2010. Winner of the video contest for prosthetic case studies at Nobel Biocare Symposium 2010. He regularly lectures at national and international courses on whole-porcelain and non-invasive dental preparation techniques. His articles on pre-visualisation have been published internationally in specialist magazines. He currently works out of a private practice specialising in cosmetic dentistry. 



Claude Sieber

Claude Sieber began his career by completing his studies in Art.During the early 1970 s he earned his professional certification from the government of Switzerland, completing his apprenticeship in a small dental laboratory in Basel.
Over the next years , he worked for several dental laboratories gaining additional work experience. His practicum took him as far as Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , where he worked at lenght with Professor Olympio Pinto, perfecting his style of natural tooth simulation.
Claude Sieber has been the owner of a specialised dental laboratory in Basel Switzerland since 1984 and in 1990 he dedicated a training facility to the advancement of Expert Dental Ceramists.
He is working for dentists worldwide and focuses special interest on interior tooth replacement.
Claude has lectured extensively throughout the world and his original work in the fine Arts and Photography are prominent in his visual and physical presentations. Claude Sieber was instrumental in the development of Vitas Spinell porcelain, Vitadur Alpha, Akzent Stains, Interno Colour Effects, Omega 900 Porcelain Systems, the 3-D Master Color Shade Guide and the new VM Material.