Novel Dental Composite Systems
Can Help Practices Achieve
Efficiency With a Single Shade
0.5 CE CreditCredits
August 22, 2022Released
August 22, 2025Expires
Since their introduction several years ago, unishade and reduced-shade composite systems have offered clinicians simplified choices and clinical protocols. Designed with optical properties that mimic their surroundings, these new materials can streamline or even eliminate the time spent on shade matching. Unishade systems benefit an entire practice. They simplify inventory management, reduce material waste, and save a dental practice time and money.
- Gain an understanding of how unishade composites match the shade of surrounding dentition
- Realize the clinical advantages and uses of unishade composite systems
- Learn how a simplified composite system aids with clinical efficiency
- Understand the financial advantage of stocking unishade composites compared with multishade systems
- Learn how adopting unishade composites can reduce material waste
- Course Fee: Free
- Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 0.5 credit
- Method: Self-Instructional
- Audience: General Dentist
- AGD Subject Code: 250
Meet the Author
Peter Auster, DMD
Dr. Peter Auster continues thirty years of experience in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in his private practice in Pomona, N.Y. He is a graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine. Dr. Auster has lectured from Portland, ME, to Portland, OR and internationally. He frequently participates in national podcasts, and webinars. He has been quoted in Women’s Health, OK!, Glam Bellezza, and Natural Health magazines and voted a “Top Dentist in the Hudson Valley by his peers for the last 10 years. He is published frequently. His most recent article, “Evolution, Revolution: Groundbreaking Composite Dentistry” is the February, 2019 cover story of Dentistry Today Magazine.
He is a new Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Auster recently completed two terms on the board of directors of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and chair of their leadership committee. Dr Auster is founder and past-president of the New York Affiliate of the AACD, the Greater New York Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a "Dawson Scholar" and received a "Concept of Complete Dentistry Award" from the Dawson Academy. He is a member of Catapult Education, participating in product reviews and lecturing often. He is very proud of his selection as an AACD Humanitarian of the Year and Certificate of International Voluntary Service from the ADA. Dr. Auster’s volunteer work includes 11 years of volunteer dentistry in Jamaica; Give Back a Smile; ADA Donated Dental Services, and Smiles for Life in which his office has contributed over $55,000 to children’s charities.
Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
Catapult Education did not receive commercial funding for this activity. Dr. Peter Auster received an honorarium from Tokuyama for this activity. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.
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