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We Are Now Accepting Nominations Do you know of a colleague making significant contributions to the field of cosmetic de... Read More
The AACD will continue its residency program in 2020. Preceptors will be instructing a dental resident and providing exp... Read More
The MyAACD Network is a private online community that connects members with over 5,000 of their peers who they can call ... Read More
Written by AACD Sustaining Member, John C. Calamia, DMD As you know, modern-day esthetic dentistry is constantly changin... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) announced the newest members to be elected to AACD volunteer leadershi... Read More
Myntsmile gives a portion of their sales to survivors of domestic violence through the AACD Charitable Foundation’s Give... Read More
By Cappy Sinclair, DDS When I started my first practice, I knew that I wanted to do good looking dentistry for my patien... Read More
Being a successful student often requires learning how to study. As a dental student, you probably devised strategies an... Read More
It's important to capture excellent clinical images for AACD Accreditation submissions. Photos that are poorly shot can ... Read More
The Board of Directors, American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Professional Education Committee met October 12-15 ... Read More

Conference News

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Instafamous Session | Thursday, April 23 | 9:00 am Cosmetic dentistry continues to increase its social media presence, a... Read More
The 36th Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Scientific Session in Orlando April 22 – 25 will continue ... Read More
AACD 2020 Celebration of Excellence Saturday, April 25 | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Tickets will become available in January 202... Read More
Give Back a Smile Event Topgolf, Orlando Thursday, April 23 | 7:30 – 10:30 pm (No golf experience necessary) A golf expe... Read More
Dr. Ińaki Gamborena, DMD Key Surgical & Prosthetic Considerations to Achieve Optimal Aesthetic outcomes in the Aesthetic... Read More
Welcome Reception Rosen Shingle Creek Terrace Wednesday, April 22 | 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm *Ticket is included in your confer... Read More
Because achieving your dreams requires more than just clinical knowledge and skills, we’re bringing in two inspiring gen... Read More
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Clinical Insights

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SPONSORED byTokuyama By Mark Kleive, DDS The biggest challange with most large antierior composite restorations is achie... Read More
Many dentists fall into common traps that can cause cosmetic and restorative dentistry failures. By properly establishin... Read More
By Jim McKee, DDS Many patients who are seeking esthetic enhancements also present with occlusal issues. We often assume... Read More
If you’re like most restorative dentists, you’ve been faced with the challenging nature of managing patients with worn d... Read More
SPONSORED STORY | Tokuyama By Kevin M. Brown, DDS, AAACD  The popularity and demand for direct composite resin restorati... Read More
By Hanno Venter, BDS, FICOI Restoring a single central incisor is one of the most demanding esthetic challenges a dentis... Read More
Written by AACD Sustaining Member, John C. Calamia, DMD As you know, modern-day esthetic dentistry is constantly changin... Read More
As part of the AACD Annual Scientific Conference, undergraduate, postgraduate students, researchers and junior dental fa... Read More
It's important to capture excellent clinical images for AACD Accreditation submissions. Photos that are poorly shot can ... Read More
By Jerome Cha, DDS, AAACD If we are trying to create dental restorations that mimic nature, we need to be able to percei... Read More
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Practice Management
& Marketing

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A patient-centered approach to looking at your practice Managing a dental practice is significantly different than manag... Read More
By SoftwarePundit In order to be successful, dentists can't simply focus on providing excellent health care -- you a... Read More
"If you ever want to be a great leader of other people, you must first be a really great leader of yourself." ~Justin Pa... Read More
1. BE COURAGEOUS. Take bold steps to stand out from the sameness in the marketplace. Take a look back at 2019. What did ... Read More
By Michael Vilardi, Director of Business Development, Dear Doctor   Available only to AACD members, AACD TV is a new pat... Read More
SPONSORED CONTENT Internet marketing success takes vast experience, extensive industry knowledge, and an ability to cons... Read More
By Cappy Sinclair, DDS When I started my first practice, I knew that I wanted to do good looking dentistry for my patien... Read More
By Andre Riley - VP Sales & Marketing, DoctorLogic As a cosmetic dentist, there are many way you can market your practic... Read More
By David A. Hall, DDS, AAACD - President, Infinity Dental Web   We all know that dentistry has changed dramatically in r... Read More
by David A. Hall, DDS, AAACD – President, Infinity Dental Web A number of years ago, I was selling our family home. I ta... Read More
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AACD News

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The AACD will continue its residency program in 2020 with two new preceptors. Each resident will be learning from an AAC... Read More
Big news! After 20 years of restoring the smiles and lives for more than 1,800 survivors of domestic violence, Give Back... Read More
We Are Now Accepting Nominations Do you know of a colleague making significant contributions to the field of cosmetic de... Read More
Join the Fall Super Challenge! A supercharged Give Back a Smile Whitening Competition starts in October, which for those... Read More
The AACD will continue its residency program in 2020. Preceptors will be instructing a dental resident and providing exp... Read More
The MyAACD Network is a private online community that connects members with over 5,000 of their peers who they can call ... Read More
Raise your hand if much of your shopping is done online these days? Shopping online is just much more convenient, right?... Read More
The AACD was thrilled to honor some of its most accomplished and dedicated professionals with Evy awards during the Cele... Read More
AACD President and Accredited Fellow, Elizabeth M. Bakeman, DDS, FAACD, of Grand Rapids, MI, was inaugurated as Presiden... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) announced the newest members to be elected to AACD volunteer leadershi... Read More
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Health & Beauty

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"It makes me very proud to be able to make a difference in someone's life" - AACD General Member, Holli Careswell, DDS F... Read More
Oral Hygiene Tips for Going Back to School You've probably heard all about how important it is to invest in your educati... Read More
It’s no secret that we only have one chance to make a lasting first impression, which can often shape how we are perceiv... Read More
Does work or personal stress make you look older than your real age? An AACD study says smiling can help you appear youn... Read More
This summer, if you are carrying the trendiest handbag, wearing the most fashionable sunglasses, and sporting the hottes... Read More
Not blessed with naturally perfect teeth? No worries. Leading cosmetic dentists with the American Academy of Cosmetic De... Read More
Summer is a popular time to get married. As a bride, groom, member of the wedding party, or even a guest, it’s important... Read More
Free eBook of Smile-Friendly Recipes from AACD Throughout the year, many of us indulge in foods that are harmful for our... Read More
Seniors can keep their smile looking young by following simple steps from the experts at the American Academy of Cosmeti... Read More
6 Painful Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore   Spring weather fluctuations can trigger serious migraine pain for millions of ... Read More
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