Dr. Christian Coachman graduated in Dental Technology in 1995 and in Dentistry at the University of São Paulo/Brazil in 2002.
He is a member of the Brazilian and American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Moreover, Dr. Coachman attended the Ceramic Specialization Program at the Ceramoart Training Center, where he also became an instructor.
In 2004, Dr. Coachman was invited by Dr. Goldstein, Garber, and Salama, of Team Atlanta, to become Head Ceramist of their laboratory, a position he held for over 4 years.
Dr. Coachman worked with many leading dentists around the world as Dr Van Dooren (Belgium), Gurel (Turkey), Fradeani (Italy), Bichacho (Israel), Ricci (Italy) and Calamita (Brazil).
Currently divides his time between his family Dental Clinic in Sao Paulo-Brasil, together with his father and brother, and the Digital Smile Design HQ in Madrid, Spain.
He is the Director of the DSD Residency program with continuing education courses for dental professionals from all over the world.
Also works as a consultant for Dental companies and offices, developing products and implementing concepts and has lectured and published internationally in the fields of esthetic dentistry, dental photography, oral rehabilitation, dental ceramics and implants.
He is the developer of techniques as the Pink Hybrid Implant Restoration, the Digital Smile Design and the Planning Center concepts.
Brendon Macdonald is the Founder and CEO of Yello Veedub Inbound Marketing Agency, A Gold Certified Hubspot Partner.
Prior to starting Yello Veedub in 2015, Brendon was involved in several social media consulting and management businesses focusing and specialising in the global dental sector.
Brendon has extensive experience in digital marketing strategies in the B2B & B2C healthcare & e-commerce sectors.
Brendon has a Bachelor of Economics from Rhodes University (2003) and worked in investment banking for a number of years before starting his own businesses in the retail sector and marketing for dental practices, respectively.
Graduated in Business & International Marketing; and MBA Master in Business Administration from CESMA Business School in Madrid.
Extensive experience in marketing and online strategies in the tech industry.
Worked in the education field in different countries, more specifically in dental post graduate education, having managed various training centers in Spain and UK.
Vast expertise in developing business in the dental field, having succeeded in creating, establishing and growing profitable brands, working closely with some of the best professionals in this industry in Europe.
Joined DSD in 2015 to develop and manage the business in North America.
Ralph is an entrepreneur with strong experience and excellence in developing concepts of complex mobile application solutions.
MA / MSc
He has successfully overseen several international projects in the past seven years in the following fields: Cross Media; Mobile App Development; Elearning; Creative Solutions; Media Production (Video&Audio).
Graduated in Marketing and Advertising from ESAMC University (Campinas, Brazil) in 2008 and finished the postgraduate specialization program in Strategic Marketing from New York University (New York, USA) in 2010.
Worked in the Advertising and Promotional Marketing industry for over 10 years managing accounts from many multinational companies and since 2013 joined DSD as a partner to develop the Business and Marketing.
Dr. Luken de Arbeloa was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Luken de Arbeloa obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela.
After completing his bachelor degree, he became an Associate professor at the chair of Dental Aesthetics of this University. During that time, he was elected as Secretary of the Metropolitan Board of Dentistry.
After moving from Caracas to Madrid, he completed his especiality and obtained a Master Degree in Prosthesis, Implant Prosthesis and Dental Aesthetics from Universidad Europea de Madrid, where he is currently working as a visiting professor.
De Arbeloa, has developed interest in the field of Smile Design, due to his experience in several advanced trainings in the discipline, he started his steps in the Digital Smile Design company (DSD) as a Smile Designer in the DSD Planning Center since its inception, where half of his time was spent designing smiles in 3D and the rest of the time in private practice at the first DSD Clinic in Europe.
After 3 years he has become an important member of DSD company as the DSD Education Managing director, dedicated to giving training around the world on the DSD concept and Dr. Christian Coachman’s (DSD Founder) right hand in the area of education.