Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
AACD: We’re In the Science of Smiles The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is a professional membership organization comprised of individuals who believe in the power of a beautiful smile. The smile is their life’s work, and they strive to bring it out in every patient.
AACD Stands For Responsible Esthetics Treatment decisions should be made with sound clinical judgment. Cosmetic dentistry should integrate interdisciplinary medical and dental treatment to enhance outcomes and minimize the loss of healthy human tissue.
AACD Members The AACD has more than 6,500 members in 70 countries. AACD members include dentists, laboratory technicians, team members, educators, students, and more.
AACD Mission We strive to provide superior education, promote and support AACD Accreditation, and give back through philanthropic opportunities.
Get Educated! Orlando 2014 April 30-May 3 AACD Unplugged
The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Published quarterly, this journal provides members with how- to, hands-on features showcasing the latest clinical treatments, cosmetic dental technology, materials, and techniques.
AACD Accreditation Accreditation is the AACD credential. To achieve Accreditation, one must pass a written and oral examination, and submit clinical cases. The credential is available to dentists and laboratory technicians.
Giving Back The AACD Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy The Give Back A Smile (GBAS) program restores the smiles—and lives—of domestic violence survivors
Learn Anytime, Anywhere! eLearning: Online learning 24/7 anywhere with Internet access! AACD Members receive a FREE premium membership to DentalXP and access to HDiQ Dental, a $500 value!
AACD Promotes the Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry Public and Media Relations Campaigns Members listed in the Find-a-Dentist locator AACD has a strong presence on social media
Practice Benefits AACD Member dentists can customize patient education videos to share on their websites or chairside AACD Members receive discounts on dental supplies through AACD Buying Power, which can add up to thousands of dollars per year in savings! The AACD Print Shop offers customizable brochures to educate patients about various cosmetic dental services
Worldwide AACD Affiliates AACD supports affiliate organizations and study clubs around the world to provide members with cosmetic dental continuing education close to home.