Dr. Hirata is Assistant Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics Department at New York University (NYU), working with research on implant and restorative biomaterials. Also, he keeps private practice in Curitiba, Brazil, working with Esthetic Dentistry. He is coordinator of several post grad programs with focus on Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry in Brazil, lecturing about Esthetic Restorations in many countries. He finished his DDS in Federal University of Parana/Brazil in 1995, the MSc in Biomaterials in Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul/Brazil in 2002, and his PhD in Restorative Dentistry in Rio de Janeiro State University, in 2009. Dr. Hirata have published papers in Journals, more than 10 chapters, and two textbooks. One named “TIPS in esthetic dentistry” in 2011, being translated to 3 languages already; and a new on named “SHORTCUTS in Esthetic Dentistry” from Quintessence Publisher, translated to 3 languages as well.
1. International Association for Dental Research (IADR), 2014 to date.
2. Academy of Dental Materials (ADM), 2014 to date.
3. Brazilian Society of Esthetic Dentistry (SBOE), 1996 to date.
4. Brazilian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (ABOE), 2000 to date.