Simone Maffei

Simone Maffei

International Speaker

Winner of the contest AIOP International Award 2014

Graduated dental technician in 1996, began working in laboratory of his father William in Modena, following numerous courses with the most important speakers at the international level, both in dental technology and in the field of dental photography.
He has written various articles on national and international journals on applied photography in the dental field and on the aesthetics.
He currently teaches courses on Dental Photography , Digital Smile Design , ceramic veneers on refractory and natural layering technique on metal and zirconium.
Currently he is actively involved as lecturer at numerous National and International congresses.
Winner of the contest AIOP International Award 2014
Holder of the Maffei Dental Laboratory in Modena – Italy, where together with his sister Elisa ‘ s practice focuses on esthetic ceramic.

Member AIOP

Active Member ESCD

IPSIA L.Galvani Reggio Emilia — Diplomate in 1996

Dental Photography

This workshop theory and practice of photography has as main goal to convey the basic concepts of modern digital photography, applied to the world of dentistry. It will be explained how to calibrate your equipment to obtain consistently reproducible photos, how to get a protocol of photographic documentation, how to better manage the files and how to obtain rapid presentations of high emotional impact to be used as a marketing tool for the study and the laboratory and to improve communication between the various members of the team. They will also learn techniques for documentation of clinical cases in the laboratory, in order to obtain images of highly aesthetic and visual impact.


Theoretical Part

Introduction photographic equipment • Management of the depth of field • Lighting management and influence of flash • Techniques for proper framing • Protocol for taking the reproducible color • Monitor calibration • The basics of portrait and photography intraoral

Practice Part

In the practical part will be shown the main shooting techniques necessary for photos related to dental world, will be done a series of test shots for intraoral photography, portrait photography and photography lab.