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Welcome to my Blog! Interested in the process of achieving the perfect smile for every unique individual? Witness what is possible and fuels my desire to create beautiful smiles.

Yugo Hatai is a Master Ceramist and recognised as one of Australia’s most talented Dental Technicians. His ability to recreate a natural tooth with his artistic flair and his passion for creating beautiful smiles have changed many patients’ lives, earning the respect of leading clinicians and technicians across the globe.


Yugo established Smile By Yugo in 2008 to create a space to fit his vision to fuse Fashion and Art into the complex area of Aesthetic Dentistry, while making restorative work look as natural as possible.
He is an opinion leader for several leading companies and continues to mentor dental professionals by setting a new benchmark.


Yugo is renowned for his high quality national and international articles including in various Quintessence publications.

Yugo’s lecturing began in 2008 presenting Lava (3M ESPE). He has since lectured internationally, including NZIDT 2009 as the Keynote speaker and plans to continue involving in the educational sector of the industry focusing on various topics using suitable materials.

In 2011, following the successful growth of Smile by Yugo, he established the School of Yugo, an innovative training facility organisation.

He is also a visiting clinical teacher for a postgraduate Master’s Course in Prosthodontics / Aesthetics at King’s College London.


Yugo completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Sydney and is aiming to enrol in the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) course in 2024. His vision is to merge his outstanding knowledge and skills into clinical dentistry, becoming the ultimate version of the master in aesthetic dentistry – the ‘Smile Virtuoso’.


Please don’t hesitate to contact Yugo through the Contact page, and he will get back to you at his earliest convenience.