Dr. Christian Coachman
Dr Christian Coachman graduated in dental technology in 1995 and in dentistry at the University of São Paulo in Brazil in 2002. He is a member and former president of the Brazilian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and a member of the European and American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, becoming the only dentist member of three of the most important aesthetic dentistry academies in the world.
In 2004, Dr Coachman was invited by Drs Goldstein, Garber, and Salama, to join Team Atlanta as the head ceramist of their laboratory – a position he held for five years.
Dr Coachman has worked with some of the world’s most renowned dentists, such as Eric Van Dooren (Belgium), Galip Gurel (Turkey), Mauro Fradeani (Italy), Nitzan Bichacho (Israel), Andrea Ricci (Italy), Mario Groisman (Brazil) and Marcelo Calamita (Brazil).
He is the developer of well-known worldwide concepts such as Digital Smile Design, Pink Hybrid Implant Restoration, Digital Planning Center, Emotional Dentistry, Interdisciplinary Treatment Simulation and Digital Smile Donator.
He is the Director of the DSD Residency program, providing continuing education courses for dental professionals all over the world.
In 2017, Dr Coachman became an adjunct professor of the Restorative Department at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and, in 2018, coordinator of the Digital Dentistry Post Grad Program at University UniAvan in Balneário Camboriú, SC, Brazil.
He is founder and CEO of the DSD-Digital Smile Design company.
Dr Coachman also works as a consultant for dental companies and offices, develops dentistry-related products, and implements concepts and marketing strategies, such as the Facially-driven Digital Orthodontic Workflow developed in collaboration with Invisalign, Align Technology.
He is one of the most renowned speakers in the international dental lecturing circuit and has published internationally in the fields of esthetic and digital dentistry, oral rehabilitation, innovation and trends, communication and marketing strategies in dentistry.