Mark is co-founder and managing director of ESM Digital Solutions. He was an early pioneer of digital dentistry, Mark began providing a digital study model service for dentists as early as 2007 and was one of the first to realise the industry changing potential of scanning technology. With a first-class honours degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree researching ‘the strength of taper-lock dental implants, Mark is well versed in this area. He is also a frequent presenter at dental conferences and been published in both UK and international Journals. Prior to co-founding ESM Digital Solutions, Mark worked for several years as a lecturer at DIT focusing on 3D Scanning, CAD/CAM, production and quality strategies, and describes his love of teaching and mentoring as ‘food for the soul’.