40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

  • JOSHUA AUSTIN

JOSHUA AUSTIN

  • San Antonio
  • Joshua Austin, DDS Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

Age:

32

Name of Practice:

Joshua Austin, DDS Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

Specialty:

General Practice

Education:

DDS, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Why He Was Nominated

Dr. Austin started his booming practice from scratch, and serves on the faculty of his alma mater’s Department of Restorative Dentistry and the board of directors for the San Antonio District Dental Society. He’s also chairman of the San Antonio District Dental Society Committee for the New Dentist.

Inspiration

“Understanding and excelling at fundamental aspects of dentistry paves the way for success,” he says. “Fundamentals like preparation proficiency and knowledge of biomaterials never go out of style.”

Tool He Can't Live Without

Isolite. “By far, it’s the best piece of equipment I have ever purchased for my practice.”

Favorite Part of the Profession

The little things — like the moment when a new crown slides all the way down, leaving smooth, sealed margins.