Elevate Your Dentistry and Differentiate Your Dental Practice with AACD Accreditation PhotographyJuly 4, 2019 by AACD Executive Office
by William (John) Rowe, Jr., DDS, AAACD & Brett Magnuson, DMD, AAACD
All AACD Accredited Members are quite familiar with the AACD Accreditation photography protocol, and they will all testify to its value. The protocol is employed when cases are submitted online for examination; the standardized 12 AACD Accreditation views allow for precise, thorough evaluation of before and after treatments. The 12 Accreditation views are also used extensively for communication between members in the process of Accreditation and their mentors. But the AACD photo series is also extremely useful in everyday dentistry.
The images can be viewed when putting together a treatment plan for a patient. It’s like having the patient sitting right there, in front of you. Specialist and physician referrals become easier with a visual of your patient’s needs. And dentists and technicians can use the photographic series for communication of technical nuances.
In the past, dentists and technicians did not truly "collaborate." Each had separate roles and responsiblities, and comm... Read More