Joe C. Ontiveros, DDS, MS is currently Director of Clinical Esthetic Dentistry and Director of Oral Biomaterials for The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. He received his DDS from UT Health Science Center Dental School at San Antonio, where he served as a clinical instructor in the Division of Esthetic Dentistry. He received his master’s degree in oral biomaterials from UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston. Dr. Ontiveros is past scientific editor for REALITY Publishing and past director of research for REALITY Research Lab. He is the author of numerous publications related to esthetic biomaterials and is a contributor to Esthetic Color Training in Dentistry – Communication of Color and Appearance. He is a recipient of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Merit Award.