AACD Membership

Dedicated to Advancing Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry
AACD Membership

AACD Membership Has its Privileges

AACD Membership: a Good Career, Business, and Financial Decision! Research shows that AACD member dentists generate 25% more practice production than non-members. By becoming an AACD member, you'll have access to industry-leading continuing dental education and discounts on products and services that will save you more than five times your annual membership dues.


Excellence through Education

  • AACD CEntral Online Learning Platform:  Explore CEntral's unique Learning Paths to access videos, lectures, and continuing education from elite educators, with exclusive access to AACD scientific session content. Earn more than 150 CEs online, with new education added monthly.
  • Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry: The profession's premier clinical, peer-reviewed publication with CE in every issue. Available in print and digital formats.
  • Opportunity to become Accredited: Learn more about the only advanced credential in esthetic dentistry, the process, and consider taking the first step by taking the written examination at a Scantron testing center near you.

Learn from Others with Networking Opportunities

  • NEW AACD Connect: Now, carry AACD in your pocket. The new AACD Connect app is available in the App Store and Google Play Store! Stay up-to-date with AACD news and content, collaborate in forums, register for and navigate events, renew membership, and message with other member all in one place!
  • MyAACD Network: Your private, online networking tool that is dedicated to helping you easily connect with other AACD members. Join a community, participate in discussions with other members, or browse the membership directory!
  • Monthly AACD Happy Hour: Connect with your fellow AACD members for 30 minutes of networking each month, followed by an hour of educational content.

Marketing Tools to Grow Your Practice

  • Find-a-Dentist locator: Your member profile page helps patients find you in online searches.
  • Dear Doctor Patient Education Video content: Educational videos that you can embed on your website. Topics include how to choose a cosmetic dentist, dental implants, porcelain veneers, and many more.
  • COMING SOON a new benefit powered by DoctorLogic
  • Use of the AACD member logo: Show your affiliation with the largest cosmetic dentistry-focused organization in the world in marketing, promotions, and website.
  • Have your cases and accomplishments shared with our 180k+ social media followers through:
    • Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn:
      • Write an article for the jCD or any other industry publication
      • Feature on television or other video platforms
      • Feature in a dental podcast 
      • Share your dental achievements with us! We're you're biggest fans!
    • Instagram:
      • Tag your cases with @theaacd and @yourdreamsmile
      • Tag your glamour shots with @theaacd and @yourdreamsmile

Tools for Practice Productivity and Profitability

  • DPG - Dental Purchasing Group membership: Members receive a FREE DPG membership (valued at $99). Members can receive discounts up to 60% or more on products and practice management tools.
  • Classified listings: Advertise job opportunities or practices/offices available for sale or lease. Included at no charge for members.

Additional Resources to Grow the Whole You

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation: The Give Back a Smile program provides volunteer opportunities to help restore the smiles and lives of survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.
  • Leadership & volunteer opportunities: Gain personal growth and recognition by taking your involvement with the AACD to the next level and help chart the course for the future of cosmetic dentistry.
  • Discounted event pricing: AACD offers high quality, clinical, cosmetic dentistry education and you'll save big with special member pricing. Our events feature industry-leading educators and the best networking in the industry

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