Dr. Markus B. Blatz is Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Chairman of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also founded the UPenn SDM CAD/CAM Ceramic Center. Dr. Blatz graduated from Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany, and was awarded an additional Doctorate Degree, a Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, and, most recently, Professorship from the same University.
Dr. Blatz is a Board-certified Diplomat in the German Society for Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) and a member of multiple other professional organizations, including the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontics, and O.K.U. Honor Dental Society. Most recently, Dr. Blatz founded and became President-elect of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry (IAAD). He serves on the editorial boards of numerous recognized scientific dental journals and is former Associate Editor of Quintessence International and Quintessence of Dental Technology.
Dr. Blatz is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on dental esthetics, restorative materials, and implant dentistry.