Our educators - The C.L.E.A.R. Institute

A passionate C.L.E.A.R. expert team of educators

Our educators

The C.L.E.A.R. Institute

Our educators

Cumulating more than 50 years of experience with Clear Aligners, our educators have only one goal: To provide you with the confidence to treat any orthodontic case you want with clear aligners. Their mission is to make you as comfortable proposing Clear Aligners treatments to your patients as you are proposing any type of restorations


Director Education Program, International Speaker

Dr. REINHARDT, DMD graduated from the University of Montréal in 1992. He then started his general practice in Brossard, Quebec, Canada, where he developed a particular interest in orthodontics. In 2004 he introduced clear aligners in his practice and quickly became passionate about the technique. In 2015, he was the first Canadian dentist to win the Summit Shootout held in Las Vegas in 2015. With now more than 1500 cases completed, Dr. Reinhardt is an expert and a key opinion leader in the field of clear aligners.He developed, with Dr. Frederic Poirier, the Masters Of Clear ALigner (M.O.C.A.) program for The C.L.E.A.R. Institute.

Frédéric POIRIER

Clear Aligner expert, International Speaker

Dr. POIRIER, DMD graduated from the University of Montreal in 1996. He also detains a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from the same university. For the last 20 years, he has developed an enormous amount of knowledge in orthodontics by treating more than 4000 patients with the help of myofunctional appliances, braces, and, since 2004, with clear Aligners. With more than 2000 Clear Aligner cases completed, Dr. Poirier is one of the leading general dentists and experts in the field of clear aligner knowledge and treatment. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with his colleagues around the world.


Orthodontist and Pediatric Dentist, ABO, FACD, International Educator

Dr. SAMSON, DDS, ABO, FACD, has been described as an educational entertainer and he is definitely the official Mentor and inspiration of The C.L.E.A.R. Institute. He completed pediatric dental residency at Emory University in 1979 under the direction of Dr. Ed Hibbard and orthodontics at Northwestern University in 1981 under the direction of Dr. Hal Perry. He is a Diplomat of The American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of The American College of Dentists. He reviews orthodontic mechanics articles submitted for publication to The American Journal of Orthodontics and The Angle Orthodontist. Gerry offers meaty clinical presentations spiced with a blend of biting wit, edgy humor, and substantially sauced with evidenced based literature. Gerry’s zany, brainy and engaging methods have made him one of today’s most popular educators.

Michaela SEHNERT

Clear Aligner expert, Germany, Austria, Switzerland et Asia

Dr. SEHNERT, DMD finished top of her class and graduated from the University of Leipzig in Germany. As soon as she started working, she developed an interest in Clear Aligners and to what it could bring her practice and her patients. She has been one of the most successful dentists integrating clear aligners in her comprehensive dental practice in Europe. She is the top lecturer for Align Technology in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Asia. She is a true example of how to successfully integrate this amazing technology in a busy comprehensive dentistry office reality. She joins the team of the C.L.E.A.R. institute's speakers where she will put all her energy and passion to help you succeed like she did.

Danièle LAROSE

Aesthetic and orthodontic restoration and rehabilitation expert

Dr. LAROSE, DMD graduated from the University of Montreal in 1997. She practices in St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada. Her practice focuses on aesthetic and orthodontic restoration and rehabilitation. She studied at Pankey, Dawson, LVI, has been teaching esthetic restorative handson courses since 2008. She has been a faculty at the Center for Aesthetic Excellence, is presently an Align faculty and has completed more than 300 clear aligner cases.