Born in Mexico City, Jordi Manauta graduated with a degree in dentistry from the Technological University of Mexico (UNITEC) with major grants. He continued his postgraduate studies in operative and aesthetic dentistry, earning a master’s degree from the International University of Catalonia (UIC) in Barcelona, Spain. Disciple of Miguel Tames (Mexico City) and Walter Devoto (Italy), he has developed and currently is developing various materials and instruments for aesthetic dentistry, dental colorimetry and photography in collaboration with international companies. He is visiting lecturer in Seville, Bologna and Siena universities and scientific consultant for two European journals. Dr. Manauta is member of Styleitaliano study group since 2008. He is author of the book Layers (Quintessence 2012) and Layers2 (in press) and is author and coauthor of many publications in international journals, Dr Manauta is frequently invited as a lecturer in aesthetic and operative dentistry.