Dr. Duarte is Associate Professor and Chairman, Division of Restorative Sciences, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California. Dr. Duarte is also Director of the Advanced Program in Operative and Adhesive Dentistry, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California and he is the editor-in-chief of Quintessence of Dental Technology (QDT). Dr. Duarte serves on the editorial boards of other journals, and has lectured and published nationally and internationally on esthetic dentistry and adhesion. He has been involved in teaching cutting edge clinical techniques and technologies related to esthetic and adhesive dentistry. Dr. Duarte’s scientific work has been supported by governmental and commercial grants and he serves as a consultant for several manufacturers. His researches focus on bonding to dental structures, composites, and ceramics.