Bellen Receives Honorary Fellowship From AACD

Congratulations to Dr. Jerry Bellen, who received Honorary Fellowship at AACD 2013 in Seattle. This is the first time the AACD has given Honorary Fellowship to a member.

Dr. Bellen has served an Accreditation Examiner, and on the Board of Directors. Dr. Bellen has been an AACD member since 1989 and became Accredited in 1999.

His dental career began in the U.S. Navy in 1963 as a Chairside Dental Assistant, with concurrent training and certification as a Dental Laboratory Technician. He received his D.D.S. from the University of California, San Francisco in 1976. 

In addition to his work with AACD, he is a member of the San Francisco Dental Society, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of Operative Dentistry. He participates in the Give Back a Smile program as well as other philanthropic causes.