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Nominate a Colleague for an Evy, the AACD Celebration of Excellence 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.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Evy Awards!

Please submit all materials to awards@aacd.com by Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CT.

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Membership-wide award categories include:

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

This award is given to an AACD member that, through his/her efforts as an educator, has advanced the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. Educational contributions can be in traditional education al institutions or through lectures and seminars. 

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Hall of Fame Award

This award is given to an AACD Member, living or deceased, whose contributions to the field of cosmetic dentistry and services to the Academy have been significant, substantial, and long-standing. 

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Humanitarian Award

This award is given to an AACD Member who has made outstanding contributions to charitable and philanthropic causes.  All types of humanitarian actions, both within and outside of the dental industry, will be considered for this award. 

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Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

This award is given to an AACD Member who has had an exceptional impact on or made significant improvements to or advancements in the fields of cosmetic or restorative dentistry. 

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Outstanding Service Award

This award is given to an AACD Member who has shown outstanding service to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry or via the time and effort they have devoted to serving as an ambassador for the Academy through dedicated leadership or by serving individual members of the Academy as a mentor/new member advisor.

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Rising Star Award

This award is given to an AACD Member who shows the greatest leadership potential for the AACD or in the cosmetic dentistry industry in general (regarless of age or length of time within the profession).

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Industry-wide award catagories include:

jCD Award

This award is given to the author(s) of an original jCD article published within the established year (Fall to Fall) that is determined the best of the year. 

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Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given to an outstanding professional within the industry who has made outstanding contributions over his/her lifetime to the field of cosmetic dentistry. 

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See the 2018 Evy Award Winners

At the Celebration of Excellence Gala Reception during AACD 2018 in Chicago, Evys were awarded
to the deserving dental professionals here
.

Previous Evy Award Recipients

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2018

Scott Finlay, DDS, FAACD

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

Paul Landman, DDS, FAACD

Hall of Fame Award

John K. Sullivan, DDS, AAACD and Nancy Lashley Sullivan

Humanitarian Award

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FAACD

Lifetime Achievement Award


Hakjoo Savercool
 
Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

John Rowe, DDS, AAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award


Nicholas Marongiu, DDS, AAACD
 
Rising Star Award

Michael R. Sesemann, DDS, FAACD

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

2017

Peter Dawson, DDS

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

Pascal Magne

Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Ray Bowen

Lifetime Achievement Award

Joe Carrick, DDS, FAACD

Hall of Fame Award


Nancy Norling, DDS, FAACD
 
Humanitarian Award

Wynn Okuda, DMD, FAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award


George Tysowsky, DDS, AAACD, MPH
 
Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Andi Jean Miro, DDS

Rising Star Award

John Kois, DMD, MSD

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

2016

John F. Weston, DDS, FAACD

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT

Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

John R. Calamia, DMD

Lifetime Achievement Award

Tesa H. Reeves, DDS

Humanitarian Award

Nelson A. Rego, CDT, AAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Adamo E. Notarantonio, DDS, AAACD

Rising Star Award

Kevin M. Brown, DDS, AAACD

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

2015

Peter Auster, DMD

Humanitarian Award

Scott Finlay, DDS, FAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Ed Lowe, DMD, AAACD

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Buddy Mopper, DDS, FAACD

Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Brad Olson, DDS, FAACD

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

Dennis Wells, DDS, AAACD

Rising Star Award

Marty Zase, DMD, AAACD

Lifetime Achievement Award

2014

Michael Sesemann, DDS, FAACD

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

Dental XP

Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Jeffrey Golub-Evans, DDS, FAACD

Lifetime Achievement Award

Kenneth Banks, DDS, AAACD

Humanitarian Award

Mrs. Shannon Brinker

Rising Star Award

Laura Kelly, CDT, AAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Maurice Salama, DMD

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

2013

Besty Bakeman, DDS, FAACD

Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

Ivoclar (for their work with e-Max)

Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Lifetime Achievement Award

Quincy Attipoe, DDS

Humanitarian Award

William J. Rowe, Jr., DDS, AAACD

Rising Star Award

Nils Olson, DDS, FAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Dario Adolfi, DDS & Mauro Fradeani, DDS

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Jeff Morley, DDS, FAACD

Hall of Fame Award

2012

Thomas Berry, DDS

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Philip Kemp, DDS, AAACD  

Humanitarian Award

Nathaniel Hill, DDS  

Rising Star Award

Fred Arnold III, DMD, FAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Mr. Carlos Puga

Lifetime Achievement Award

2011

Newton Fahl Jr., DDS

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Charles Vittitow, Jr., DMD, AAACD

Humanitarian Award

Tesa Reeves, DDS

Rising Star Award

Lorenzo Vanini, DDS, MD

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Susan Hollar, DDS, FAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

2010

Corky Willhite, DDS, FAACD

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Uri Yarovesky, CDT 

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Thomas Nabors, II, DDS, AAACD

Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry

James Elias, DDS, AAACD

Humanitarian Award

Marilyn Calvo, DDS, AAACD

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

John Kois, DDS, MSD

Lifetime Achievement Award

Larry Addleson, DDS, FAACD

Hall of Fame Award

All Others

Brian LeSage, DDS, FAACD (2009)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Juan Olivier, CDT (2009)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

John Calamia, DMD (2009)

Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Andrew Cobb, DDS (2009)

Humanitarian Award

Jerry Bellen, DDS, AAACD (2009)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Ms. Sandra Roth (2009)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Jimmy Eubank, DDS, FAACD (2009)

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Frederick McIntyre, DDS (2008)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Lorin Berland, DDS, FAACD (2008)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Dennis Wells, DDS, AAACD (2008)

Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Mr. Mark Willes (2008)

Outstanding Scientific Advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Roy Hammond, DDS, FAACD (2008)

Humanitarian Award

Cary Behle, DDS, FAACD (2008)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Mrs. Meg Behle (2008)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Larry Rosenthal, DDS, AAACD (2008)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jack Kammer, DDS, FAACD (2008)

Hall of Fame

John Calamia, DMD (2007)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Douglas Terry, DDS, AAACD (2007)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry  

Hugh Flax, DDS, AAACD (2007)

Humanitarian Award

Dina Jackson Giesler, DDS (2007)

Humanitarian Award

Michael Apa, DDS (2007)

Young Cosmetic Dentist Award

Norman Feigenbaum, DDS, FAACD (2007)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Nixon, DMD, FAACD (2007)

Hall of Fame Award

Lee Culp, CDT (2006)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Corky Willhite, DDS, FAACD (2006)

Humanitarian Award

Nathan Blitz, DDS, AAACD (2006)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award 

Dan Fischer, DDS (2006)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Roger Levin, DDS (2005)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Peter Dawson, DDS (2005)

Lifetime Achievement Award

K. William Mopper, DDS (2004)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

William Dorfman, DDS, FAACD (2004)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Dan Fischer, DDS (2004)

Humanitarian Award

Vincent Liberto, DDS (2004)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Nicholas Davis, DDS, FAACD (2004)

Outstanding Service to the Acadmey Award

Larry Rosenthal, DDS, AAACD (2003)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Mr. Byoung Suh (2003)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry 

Dean Lodding, DDS, AAACD (2003)

Humanitarian Award

Gary Radz, DDS (2003)

Outstanding Service to the AcademyAward

Hugh Flax, DDS, AAACD (2003)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Mike Malone, DDS (2002)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Jimmy Eubank, DDS, FAACD (2002)

Humanitarian Award

William Cohen, DDS, AAACD (2002)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Jeffrey Morley, DDS, FAACD (2001)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

Dennis Wells, DDS, AAACD (2001)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry Award

William Dorfman, DDS, FAACD (2001)

Humanitarian Award

Frederick Abeles, DDS (2001)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

James Dunn, DDS (2000)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

David Hornbrook, DDS, FAACD (2000)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Daniel Materdomini, CDT (2000)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Gary Drake, DDS, AAACD (2000)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Wynn Okuda, DMD, FAACD  (2000)

Humanitarian Award

SUNY at Buffalo (1999)

Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award

Michael Miller, DDS (1999)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Mr. George Hites (1999)

Humanitarian Award

Mr. Andy Hites (1999)

Humanitarian Award

K. William Mopper, DDS, FAACD (1998)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Rena Vakay, DDS, AAACD (1997)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Martin Prager, DDS, AAACD (1997)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Mr. Claude Seiber (1996)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Mr. Masahiro Kuwata (1996)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Bruce Singer, DDS (1996)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Joe Carrick, DDS, FAACD (1996)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Frank Spear, DDS (1995)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

John Derango, DDS, MSD (1995)

Outstanding Service to the Academy Award

Jeffrey Shapiro, DDS, AAACD  (1995)

Outstanding Service to the AcademyAward

John Calamia, DMD (1994)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

Mr. Charles Cox (1991)

Outstanding Contribution to the Art & Science of Cosmetic Dentistry

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The History of the Evy

The late Dr. Jeffrey Golub-Evans was the creative force behind the coveted AACD Celebration of Excellence statuette. The award was recently christened “The Evy,” in honor of him.

The statuette is presented to award winners each year at the Celebration of Excellence Gala during the Annual AACD Scientific Session.

Since his passing, Dr. Golub-Evans has generated many thoughtful comments and remembrances from AACD members and others who were a part of his life. 

Click here to learn 10 additional interesting, but little known, facts about the Evy award.
 
AACD Affiliate Leader Award

This award is given to one noteworthy AACD Affiliate Member who is President or Vice President of his/her Affiliate who has contributed significantly to the growth and leadership of his/her Affiliate and who is an AACD member in good standing.
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AACD Affiliate Spirit Award

This award is given to one noteworthy AACD Affiliate Member that is suggested by an AACD Affiliate President or AACD Affiliate member who has contributed significantly to his/her Affiliate.
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Click here to download the Affiliates nomination form. Please submit all materials to awards@aacd.com by Friday, January 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CT.

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