Dr. Magne graduated from the University of Geneva Dental School, Switzerland, in 1989 with a Med.Dent. He obtained his doctorate in 1992 and his Ph.D. degree in 2002. He received postgraduate training in fixed prosthodontics and occlusion, operative dentistry and endodontics; he was a lecturer at the same university from 1989 to 1997. From 1997 to 1999, he was a visiting associate professor at the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After concluding two years of research, Dr. Magne returned to University of Geneva Dental School and held the position of senior lecturer in the Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Occlusion.
Dr. Magne is a recipient of multiple awards from the Swiss Science Foundation and the Swiss Foundation for Medical-Biological Grants. He was the recipient of the 2002 Young Investigator Award from the International Association for Dental Research. He is also the author of numerous clinical and research articles on aesthetics and adhesive dentistry and is an internationally known lecturer on these topics. Dr. Magne authored the book Bonded Porcelain Restorations in the Anterior Dentition — A Biomimetic Approach, which has been translated into eight languages and is considered one of the most outstanding books in the field of adhesive and aesthetic dentistry.