Matthew is the General Manager for Andent and Group Director for Production. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic operations of the Andent Group as well as all technical, production and R&D activities across our five dental laboratories and one milling centre in Australia and New Zealand. He is responsible for our production processes, developing and streamlining the CAD/CAM workflows and production staff training.
Matthew commenced his formal dental technician training in 2004 at Andent, one of the group’s leading high volume laboratories established by his father, Barry Smith, and has progressively moved into senior leadership roles throughout his time with the group.
Matthew is certified in 3Shape systems and associated software from the 3Shape academy in Copenhagan, Denmark. He is also involved as a Beta tester for 3Shape in the development of their software and workflows. In 2011, Matthew became a consultant for Dentsply running workshops, lectures and providing 3Shape support for their Australian clients.