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As a dentist, you know that your website is frequently used as a primary resource of information for your current and po... Read More
Whether you are flying solo or bringing the whole office team and family to AACD Orlando 2022, you'll find that Orla... Read More
AACD Orlando 2022 educator, Susan McMahon, DMD, AAACD, recently published Selfie Culture, Young Adults, and Cosmetic Den... Read More
by Michael DiFrisco, CAE   Find your dental DNA, and more, with the Cosmetic Dental Marketing Institute, the ultimate on... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), has just opened registration for their flagship global conference, Th... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) announced the newest members to be elected to AACD volunteer leadershi... Read More
The AACD Connect mobile app is sure to be your newest favorite tool and will serve as your go-to source for up-to-the mi... Read More
Here’s a universal truth: No one likes to give criticism, but most people want to hear it! An AACD member recently poste... Read More
Einstein said it best: "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." This new AACD CEnt... Read More
The AACD is excited to offer a series of online, hands-on training and lecture-demonstration courses custom-created for ... Read More

AACD News 

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They give back. They’re generous. They pay it forward. Most AACDers are aware of the great work being done through our C... Read More
By Lisa Fitch, CAE, Director of AACD Charitable Foundation Through its flagship Give Back a Smile program, the AACD Char... Read More
The AACD is proud to congratulate the winners of our 2021 Smile Portrait Competition. Let's get to know the winners ... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) announced the newest members to be elected to AACD volunteer leadershi... Read More
AACD Accredited Member, David K. Chan, DMD, AAACD, of Ridgefield, WA, was inaugurated as President of the American Acade... Read More
The AACD Connect mobile app is sure to be your newest favorite tool and will serve as your go-to source for up-to-the mi... Read More
by AACD President, Salvatore Lotardo, DDS, AAACD No doubt about it. 2020 was a tough year, for dental practices and for ... Read More
This has been a challenging year for all of us. AACD leadership and staff have been faced with many difficult decisions ... Read More
The AACD is excited to offer a series of online, hands-on training and lecture-demonstration courses custom-created for ... Read More
The Smile Portrait Competition is here! What is this competition, you ask? This is an opportunity for our members to sho... Read More
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AACD Accreditation 

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The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is happy to recognize the efforts that six dental professionals have d... Read More
Becoming an Accredited Fellow member in the AACD is the highest honor obtainable within the Academy. In addition to meet... Read More
Becoming Accredited member in the AACD is an honor and can only be achieved by completing a rigorous credentialing proce... Read More
You’re the best in the business—at the top of your field. You’re a cosmetic dentistry superhero! When you’re at the pinn... Read More
By: Julie Gillis, DDS, AAACD   So, you have made the awesome decision to become a better cosmetic professional by pursui... Read More
Becoming Accredited or an Accredited Fellow in the AACD is an honor and can only be achieved by completing a rigorous cr... Read More
Being a successful student often requires learning how to study. As a dental student, you probably devised strategies an... Read More
By Brenda Kay Jennings, DDS, AAACD Sometimes I think to myself, how did I ever start a “practice” just out of dental sch... Read More
by Bradley J. Olson, DDS, FAACD, AACD Fellowship Chair Fellowship is the highest level of achievement recognized by the ... Read More
by Lauren J. Shanard DDS, AAACD   Have you ever considered setting a new life goal, making a career change, or doing som... Read More
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Conference News 

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Nominate an Outstanding Colleague For an Affiliate Award The AACD is now seeking nominations for AACD Affiliates Awards.... Read More
The AACD recently conducted a drawing open to all AACD Orlando 2022 registrants to win a suite upgrade during the confer... Read More
Whether you are flying solo or bringing the whole office team and family to AACD Orlando 2022, you'll find that Orla... Read More
The AACD Charitable Foundation’s Give Back a Smile (GBAS) program connects adult survivors of domestic and/or sexual vio... Read More
AACD Orlando 2022 educator, Susan McMahon, DMD, AAACD, recently published Selfie Culture, Young Adults, and Cosmetic Den... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), has just opened registration for their flagship global conference, Th... Read More
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Clinical Insights 

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Industry leaders, NUVO™ clinicians, and online influencers will come together on June 16 at 2:00 pm for a day of exclusi... Read More
The most conservative method of restoring a Class IV fracture or correcting an anterior tooth size discrepancy is often ... Read More
Einstein said it best: "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." This new AACD CEnt... Read More
by Pio Modi, DDS When it comes to managing implant esthetics, there is much to consider. From planning considerations to... Read More
It's no secret that 2020 brought us many challenges to overcome. With 2021 right around the corner, it's the per... Read More
by Rhodri Thomas, DDS Quite often we are told to follow our passion, and when we are young it may not be the most helpfu... Read More
by Matthew Young, DDS Dental implants are a long-lasting way to restore a missing tooth, or missing teeth, using a titan... Read More
by John Slate, DMD As a new member of the AACD I am excited to share cases like this one with the many tremendous clinic... Read More
by Sandra Hulac, DDS, FAACD As AACD members and esthetic-oriented dentists who believe in the most beautiful solutions, ... Read More
by Jeffrey Lineberry, DDS, AAACD Want to learn more about cracked teeth and how you can diagnose and manage them?  Crack... Read More
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Practice Management 

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Sponsored by Rectangle Health As professionals in the cosmetic dentistry field, you know firsthand the immeasurable valu... Read More
Celebrate Dental Technician and CDT Appreciation Month with a special new release on AACD CEntral! Laboratory Communicat... Read More
While clinical resources abound, there seem to be very few resources available about the patient management aspect of co... Read More
Here’s a universal truth: No one likes to give criticism, but most people want to hear it! An AACD member recently poste... Read More
There’s a reason why John Maxwell said, “teamwork makes the dream work” and it's no surprise why that phrase resonat... Read More
Few things help cosmetic dental practices thrive more than having an excellent reputation. Having a well-known practice ... Read More
By AACD Accredited Member Christian W. Hahn, DDS, AAACD Whether it's due to the current stressful and uncertain stat... Read More
by David Eshom, DDS, AAACD Looking to increase revenue during the pandemic? Look no further than clear aligners! Introdu... Read More
by Ron Goodlin, DDS, AAACD “Photographic-Assisted Diagnosis & Treatment Planning," my newest course now available on AAC... Read More
Cosmetic treatments boost patient confidence and widen smiles, so why do patients often delay getting them scheduled? Un... Read More
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Practice Marketing 

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As a leading dentist with the qualifications and training to back it up, you of course want to see your practice at the ... Read More
As a dentist, you know that your website is frequently used as a primary resource of information for your current and po... Read More
As the Rolling Stones famously expressed: It’s only rock ‘n roll, but I like it. You’ll like it, too, when you see how A... Read More
By: MySocialPractice When potential patients in your local area are looking for a cosmetic dentist, Google is the first ... Read More
by Michael DiFrisco, CAE   Find your dental DNA, and more, with the Cosmetic Dental Marketing Institute, the ultimate on... Read More
by Michael DiFrisco, CAE Here’s a universal truth: The more similar the services, the more important the differences. An... Read More
by My Social Practice Most of your marketing efforts are focused on how they will boost your practice and help you be mo... Read More
by My Social Practice Here are 6 quick post ideas for your cosmetic dental Instagram page: Run a contest! Invite your pa... Read More
Instagram and Facebook have a way to create, design, and share photos and videos for 24 hours. This feature is called In... Read More
The element of surprise is not the most comfortable for a patient in a dental setting. Getting your patients to commit t... Read More
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