It’s been said that the stars at night shine big and bright in Texas.

It’s time to let YOUR star shine big and bright at the 39th Annual AACD Scientific Session.

Register for AACD 2023 Texas 
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry connects industry professionals with each other and the resources they need to succeed. Learn more here. Are you a patient? Click Here


Clinical Confidence. Peer Recognition. Personal Honor. Professional Credibility.


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?

View the Accreditation Process

Apply for AACD Leadership Today

The Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (NALDC) of the AACD is calling on all members who are interested and meet the qualifications to apply for the position of Vice President (VP), or for an available seat on the Board of Directors (BOD) or the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry (ABCD). 

There are also available positions on the AACD Charitable Foundation’s Board of Trustees (BOT), Nominating and Leadership Development Committee, and other AACD committees. More information regarding the requirements, application details, and available positions can be found on the AACD Volunteer site or by contacting Lisa Fitch

Apply Here
The Deadline for BOD and ABCD Applications is November 30th, 2022


AACD is now accepting residency applications
for the 2023-2025 cycle.
The Deadline for BOD and ABCD Applications is December 1st, 2022

Nominate a Colleague for an AACD Evy Award!

Do you know of a colleague making significant contributions to the field of cosmetic dentistry and/or to the Academy itself? 

We’d like to thank and recognize these outstanding individuals who have made a tremendous impact, so we need YOU to nominate them for an Evy.

The deadline for submissions is
Friday, December 16th, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. CT

Our 2022 State of The Industry Survey is HERE!


Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Free Featured Article

In the first major survey since the pandemic, the AACD 2022 State of the Industry Survey includes new findings on popular cosmetic procedures, practice revenues, demographics, and other considerations that can inform owners, associates, suppliers, and more. See how esthetic dentistry has been affected and what we can expect ahead.

Answered FAQs
- What would allow my practice to charge more for our services?
- What were the most common dental procedures of 2021-2022?
- What are some must-have dental tools for 2023?
- How do I grow my profit margin?
- Should my practice focus more on cosmetic dentistry?
- Where is the cosmetic dentistry market going?

Download Here


Don't Miss the Conversation

Members, connect with your peers, today!
(Click on "AACD Member Login" on the top left)

From the AACD Newsroom

Howdy y'all. It's Greg Wright again, your president elect. As you know, I am a resident of Grapevine, Texas, the... Read More
A big complaint among cosmetic dentists is not getting enough high-ticket cases and struggling to find the right patient... Read More
Philanthropy and community outreach are hot nowadays. Recent consumer studies have shown that patients today, especially... Read More
by Frank Milnar, DDS, AAACD Candidates pursuing Accreditation must demonstrate clinical excellence and knowledge of the ... Read More
Howdy, y’all. It’s Greg Wright, your Academy President Elect. I’ve been a resident of the Grapevine, Texas, area since 1... Read More
Howdy y’all. This is Greg Wright, your AACD President Elect. But from now until our Annual Scientific Session, AACD 2023... Read More
Whether you’re ready to get started on your Accreditation journey at AACD Texas 2023, or you just want to advance your s... Read More
Standing on the shores of the majestic Lake Grapevine, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center welcomes AACD attendees ... Read More
With more than 35 hands-on workshops and more than 10 lectures, AACD Texas 2023 will feature 90 continuing education cre... Read More
You may not have read the 2007 study at the University of Bordeaux titled Intense Sweetness Surpasses Cocaine Reward but... Read More