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by Frank Milnar, DDS, AAACD Candidates pursuing Accreditation must demonstrate clinical excellence and knowledge of the ... Read More
Howdy, y’all. It’s Greg Wright, your Academy President Elect. I’ve been a resident of the Grapevine, Texas, area since 1... Read More
Howdy y’all. This is Greg Wright, your AACD President Elect. But from now until our Annual Scientific Session, AACD 2023... Read More
Whether you’re ready to get started on your Accreditation journey at AACD Texas 2023, or you just want to advance your s... Read More
Standing on the shores of the majestic Lake Grapevine, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center welcomes AACD attendees ... Read More
With more than 35 hands-on workshops and more than 10 lectures, AACD Texas 2023 will feature 90 continuing education cre... Read More
The AACD will continue its residency program in 2023 with three new preceptors, each an Accredited Member or Accredited ... Read More
Three perspectives, three CEUs, and free for AACD members! Your brand is a reflection of who you are and the way you pat... Read More
by Devin McClintock, DDS When I joined the AACD straight after dental school, my focus was on improving efficient and re... Read More
Join the best dental marketers in the business for this small but mighty dental marketing workshop, brought to you by th... Read More

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The AACD will continue its residency program in 2023 with three new preceptors, each an Accredited Member or Accredited ... Read More
The AACD is proud to congratulate the winners of our 2022 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
The AACD was thrilled to finally have the chance to bestow our coveted AACD Evy Awards upon our deserving winners at AAC... Read More
AACD Accredited Member, Marilyn Calvo, DDS, AAACD, of Hidden Hills, California, was inaugurated as President of the Amer... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is proud to recognize the hard work and dedication of the following st... Read More
The Smile Portrait Competition right around the corner! What is this competition, you ask? Every smile has a story. Some... Read More
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
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AACD Accreditation 

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by Frank Milnar, DDS, AAACD Candidates pursuing Accreditation must demonstrate clinical excellence and knowledge of the ... Read More
Did you know you have access to an entire curriculum of Accreditation courses, workshops, and lectures on AACD CEntral o... Read More
Join us in welcoming these three clinicians who have achieved AACD Accredited status. The Accreditation process, which w... Read More
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
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Conference News 

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Howdy y'all. It's Greg Wright again, your president elect. As you know, I am a resident of Grapevine, Texas, the... Read More
Howdy, y’all. It’s Greg Wright, your Academy President Elect. I’ve been a resident of the Grapevine, Texas, area since 1... Read More
Howdy y’all. This is Greg Wright, your AACD President Elect. But from now until our Annual Scientific Session, AACD 2023... Read More
Whether you’re ready to get started on your Accreditation journey at AACD Texas 2023, or you just want to advance your s... Read More
Standing on the shores of the majestic Lake Grapevine, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center welcomes AACD attendees ... Read More
With more than 35 hands-on workshops and more than 10 lectures, AACD Texas 2023 will feature 90 continuing education cre... Read More
Dr. Frank Spear on Integrating Minimally Invasive Concepts in Complex Treatment Plans AACD 2023 Texas attendees will be ... Read More
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Clinical Insights 

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by Devin McClintock, DDS When I joined the AACD straight after dental school, my focus was on improving efficient and re... Read More
by Marshall Hanson, DDS, FAACD More than ever, consumers are seeking solutions to their dental esthetic concerns that re... Read More
by Marina Ambridge, DDS I am excited to discuss the role of photography in dentistry in my new course, Dental Photograph... 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 Robert Kreyer CDT, Director of Removable Prosthodontic Platforms, MicroDental Laboratories Technical treatment planni... Read More
In this 8-lesson course, presented by Priya Tirumalasetty, DDS, AAACD, you will learn how to restore endodontically trea... Read More
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
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Practice Management 

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A big complaint among cosmetic dentists is not getting enough high-ticket cases and struggling to find the right patient... Read More
by Paul Miklhi, DDS Are you wondering how to transition a PPT office to a fee-for-service office? My newest course on AA... Read More
Writing a bio for your cosmetic dental website can be a bit daunting. But this is one time when it’s essential. The dent... Read More
By AACD Accredited Member Christian W. Hahn, DDS, AAACD Whether it's due to the stressful and uncertain state of our... Read More
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
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Practice Marketing 

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Philanthropy and community outreach are hot nowadays. Recent consumer studies have shown that patients today, especially... Read More
You may not have read the 2007 study at the University of Bordeaux titled Intense Sweetness Surpasses Cocaine Reward but... Read More
Three perspectives, three CEUs, and free for AACD members! Your brand is a reflection of who you are and the way you pat... Read More
Most of you probably haven't heard about the latest update from Google called the "Helpful Content" update. It launc... Read More
Join the best dental marketers in the business for this small but mighty dental marketing workshop, brought to you by th... Read More
by Jenny Perna, DMD How do you create a brand? Who is your target audience? And how does this translate to bringing new ... Read More
Dental SEO Update: Read This If You Want to Rank Higher on Google Maps Just a few days ago, Google made an annou... Read More
Backlinks Help Your Practice Rank Higher In Search  If you’re not familiar with dental SEO you probably haven’t been to ... Read More
You’ve probably heard about the importance of Cosmetic Dentistry SEO time and time again, but you're not sure where ... Read More
Now that you finally have what a cosmetic dental website must have for great visibility online, it's time to dive de... Read More
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