Naoki Aiba, CDT
Naoki Aiba is a ceramist and professional photographer, graduated from the Dental Technology Program at the Dental School of Aichi Gakiun University in Nagoya, Japan, in 1982. He completed the post-graduate ceramics course at the Tokai Dental Technicians School in 1986.
He received the “Young Speaker of the Year Award” presented by Dr. John McLean, OBE, of the International Society for Dental Ceramics in 1989. In 1992, Mr. Willi Geller selected Mr. Aiba to be a member of Oral Design. He had lectured, conducted hands-on courses, and published in more than 30 countries on ceramics, dental photography, and dentist-laboratory communications. He also has published and exhibited his photography around the world. Mr. Aiba currently serves as a member of the editorial board for QDT and jCD, and as a technical advisory board member of the Monterey-Bay Salinas Study Club.