Maurício Gerhardt was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in 1990. He obtained his dental degree in 2012 and his Master in Prosthodontics (2018) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in prosthodontics at the same university under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Rosemary Shinkai. He was granted a scholarship from the Brazilian government (CAPES) to collaborate with the OMFS-Impath research group, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Reinhilde Jacobs, for one year as part of his doctorate.