Dr. Douglas A. Terry received his D.D.S. in 1978 from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch at Houston, Texas. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and an honorary member of the Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He has served as a past research associate for REALITY Research Lab and a clinical associate for REALITY Publishing. Dr. Terry has received a number of professional awards as well as fellowship in the American and International College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Academy of Dental Facial Aesthetics. He is a member and the U.S. vice-president of International Oral Design. Dr. Terry is also an editorial member of numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals and has published over 230 articles on various topics in esthetic and restorative dentistry and has authored the textbook Natural Aesthetics with Composite Resin (Montage Media, 2004) He has lectured both nationally and internationally on various subjects in restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Dr. Terry is the founder and CEO of design Technique International and the Institute of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. He maintains a private practice in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Geller is a master ceramist and dental technician from Zurich, Switzerland. Through the visionary power of his dental restorations, he has significantly influenced esthetic awareness in dentistry for an entire generation of dental technicians and dentists. He has created revolutionary rules and guidelines in dental esthetics for technicians as well as dentists at a time when it was not in vogue. Mr. Geller has developed the lateral segmental layering technique, the ceramic shoulder, the “Geller-wing” technique, the Geller cutback technique, and Creation porcelain. He is recognized in the dental field as “Maestro,” the true teacher, and his ideas and concepts are followed and disseminated by outstanding international technicians and clinicians. Mr. Geller is the founder of Oral Design International, a group of leading technicians and clinicians chosen by him to disperse new knowledge and information around the world. He has received numerous awards from international professional institutions for his outstanding professional achievements and contributions to esthetics, laboratory communication, and dental technology. He maintains an Oral Design laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland.