Composite restorations: Is Instagram reality?

Aug. 15, 2023
We asked one of dentistry’s finest clinicians, Dr. Peter Auster, to walk us through how much we can really trust. His insights... well, let’s just say they might surprise you!

Dentistry on the 'Gram: Whats real? Whats photoshopped? And how do we know who is really walking their composite talk? In this episode of Dentistry Unmasked, we asked one of dentistrys finest clinicians, Dr. Peter Auster, to walk us through how much we can really trust. His insights... well, lets just say they might surprise you!

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About sponsored guest Dr. Peter Auster 

Dr. Peter Auster strives for his seminars to be “uplifting, inspiring, and educational” - as a recent testimonial summarized. He combines the latest technology, materials, and techniques in a free-moving, collaborative day, where attendee participation is embraced, and the tailored needs of the audience are honored. Dr. Auster continues thirty-five years of cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in his private practice in Pomona, NY. He has lectured from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon, and internationally. Dr. Auster has written dozens of articles for major dental publications. His article, "Groundbreaking Composite Dentistry," was the cover story of Dentistry Today Magazine in February 2019, and he was named the cover story again in April 2022. Dr. Auster is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. Dr. Auster has spent twelve years in leadership positions at the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), including the 2022 chair of their Professional Education Committee. He also founded their New York affiliate, the Greater New York Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (GNYACD). Dr. Auster takes great pride in twelve years of volunteer dentistry abroad and an ADA award for international voluntary service.

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About the Author

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of DentistryIQ and editorial co-director of Through the Loupes. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].


Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, named chief editor of DentistryIQ

About the Author

David R. Rice, DDS | Chief editor

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks. Contact him at [email protected].