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Considering Pursuing AACD Accreditation?

Research shows that AACD member dentists generate 25% more practice production than non-members. Also, while non-member dentist revenues average $800,000 annually, AACD general member revenues average $1.2 million, and AACD Accredited member revenues top that, at $1.6 million.

How do you achieve AACD Accredited Status?

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Looking for Help on Case Type 2?

AACD Accreditation Case Type 2 - One or two indirect restorations (treating upper incisors*; adjacent teeth must have no indirect restorations). Join AACD Accredited Fellow Member, Dr. Adamo Notarantonio on September 20th and learn how to ace this case!

Call for Preceptor Applications 

The AACD Residency Program is looking for Preceptors for the 2022 - 2024 residency cycle.

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The application deadline is September 12th, 2022.



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