AACD Membership

Dedicated to Advancing Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry
AACD Membership

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As an international membership association, we are dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry by providing industry leading continuing dental education, a trusted network of highly skilled professionals, and discounts on products and services.

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Membership Types

Clinical and Non-Clinical Memberships
1 Year
2 Years
3 Years

An individual who has graduated from a four-year dental program through an accredited dental school and holds a dental license. Typically, but is not limited to performing dental and oral health care prevention and maintenance services like, cavity fillings and root canals. 


$925 ($145 savings)

$1,330 ($275 savings

Laboratory Technicians or Owners
1 Year
2 Years
3 Years

An individual who manufactures dental prosthetics, such as bridges, crowns, and dentures according to the specification sent by the dentist or owns a company that performs this type of work.


$925 ($145 savings)

$1,330 ($275 savings

Recent Graduate Dentist*
1st & 2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year
5th Year

An individual who has graduated within the last 5 years from a four-year dental
program through an accredited dental school in the United States or internationally.





Supporting Member

An individual who is part of the dental industry but is not a practicing dentist or laboratory technician. 

Full-Time Faculty*

An individual who is part of the teaching staff of an accredited university or college, full-time.



An individual who is in a General Practice Residency (GPR) program or full-time post-doctoral program. This includes any U.S. dental programs for international dentists seeking a U.S. dental degree. Please supply a copy of a dated letter from your full-time, post-graduate or residency program. This letter should include the start and end dates for the program.


Dental Student*

An individual who is registered as a full-time dental student in a World Health Organization Professional School leading to a dental doctorate degree (DDS, DMD, BDSc, etc. or a CDT degree). Please supply a copy of a dated letter of admission into this dental educational program and a photocopy of your current student ID. Please note, this rate is only available to students working toward their above stated dental degree.


Non-Clinical Office Staff

An individual who assesses the oral health of patients, performing teeth cleaning, fluoride treatments, assisting the dentist, and taking and developing radiographs.


Dental Assistant

An individual who increases the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health.


Office Personnel 

An individual that assumes numerous administrative roles, including receptionist, appointment scheduler, accounting, and billing.


*denotes need for documentation to receive that category and rate
Corporate Membership
Corporate Gold


Corporate Silver


Corporate Bronze


The AACD can take your practice to the next level, click here to learn more about member benefits we offer.
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What Members are Saying About the AACD 

The AACD experience received a 4.9 out of 5 rating from Dental Product Shopper in January 2020! 

"When members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) were asked why they chose to join this organization, many had similar responses - to provide quality esthetic dentistry, for the camaraderie and professionalism, to receive education on cutting-edge techniques and technologies, and to be surrounded by an inspiring community of like-minded dentists."
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Member Testimonials
"I have been a member for over a year and I cannot tell you how much I have learned...also this community is so approachable at any level."
- Pratik Gupta, DDS | Member since 2019
"This organization is really about taking the dentist to that next level, trying to make us the best that we can be and be able to offer the best treatments and services to our patients."
- Michael T. Fulbright, DDS | Member since 2005
"... when you graduate from dental school, there are so many things you can take advantage of that are discounted, one is AACD membership."
- Brian M. Baliwas, DDS | Member since 2015
"As soon as I met some of the AACD dentists and saw their enthusiasm and their passion, I decided I wanted to jump on board and be a part of that."
- Susan Hollar, DDS, FAACD | Member since 1990
"The AACD opened up some doors for me. Meeting people, figuring out where they went, it's all about mentorship."
- Tracey Nguyen, DDS, AAACD | Member since 2006
"A patient comes into my office and I know that I'm working with top notch clinicians from all over the world and I have all this knowledge under my belt. I know that I'm providing the very best for my patients."
- Nick Seddon, DMD, AAACD | Member since 2008

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