Sascha Hein graduated in Dental Technology in 1997 in Munich, Germany. In 2001 he completed further studies in dental ceramics under Masahiro Kuwata in Tokyo, Japan. In 2005 he graduated from Master School in Freiburg, Germany. In 2007 Sascha Hein was inducted into the international Oral Design group by founder Willi Geller. In 2012 he was inducted into the Bio-Emulation group which he served as president from 2014 – 2016. From 2013 – 2017 Sascha Hein furthered his education in colour science and optical physics under the mentorship of Professor Jaap ten Bosch. Sascha Hein is currently a postgraduate researcher at Leeds University’s School of Design under Professor Stephen Westland.