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by Leon Hermanides, CDT As the owner or manager of a successful dental laboratory, you'll need artistic skill, curio... 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
Because achieving your dreams requires more than just clinical knowledge and skills, we’re bringing in two young and ins... Read More
By My Social Practice A great website is just as important to your cosmetic dental practice marketing efforts as your st... Read More
By Abelardo Báez, DDS, MS; Gerardo Durán, DDS; Diego De Nordenflycht, DDS This interactive web story describes a conserv... Read More
by Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD As we age, we experience a decrease in lip volume, tissue elasticity, lip mobility, and max... Read More
In the past, dentists and technicians did not truly "collaborate." Each had separate roles and responsiblities, and comm... Read More
By Cuong To My name is Cuong To and I am currently a fourth-year dental student at Virginia Commonwealth University, Sch... Read More
What is Instagram? Instagram is a social network similar to Twitter and Facebook. Instagram's main focus is posting ... Read More

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Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent More than 150 million restorations, a survival rate of over 96%, more than 15 years of exp... Read More
By Lisa Fitch, CAE, Director of AACD Charitable Foundation October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s a time to ... Read More
Pre-dental student, Caroline Palmer, was struck with inspiration this summer and started a charitable mask-making busine... Read More
Cosmetic Dentistry’s​ Ultimate Authority On Creating Beautiful Smiles​ AACD CEntral is a vast learning libra... Read More
Surely you want your practice to be different from that of your counterparts. But in an ever-competitive industry, wheth... Read More
By Cuong To My name is Cuong To and I am currently a fourth-year dental student at Virginia Commonwealth University, Sch... Read More
The most recent State of the Cosmetic Dentistry Industry Survey of dental professionals conducted by the American Academ... Read More
AACD Accredited Member, Salvatore Lotardo, DDS, AAACD, of Manorville, NY, was inaugurated as President of the American A... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) announced the newest members to be elected to AACD volunteer leadershi... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is proud to recognize the hard work and dedication of the following st... Read More
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AACD Accreditation 

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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
It's important to capture excellent clinical images for AACD Accreditation submissions. Photos that are poorly shot ... Read More
by William (John) Rowe, Jr., DDS, AAACD & Brett Magnuson, DMD, AAACD   AACD Accreditation defines the standard for excel... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) recently recognized and honored 12 dental professionals who have demon... Read More
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Conference News 

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The AACD 2021 Rockies mobile app is sure to be the Swiss Army knife of conference resources and will serve as your go-to... Read More
Because achieving your dreams requires more than just clinical knowledge and skills, we’re bringing in two young and ins... Read More
Achieve Your Goals with AACD Accreditation If you want to practice the same beautiful dentistry that's presented at ... Read More
The 37th Annual Scientific Session promises education that will take you to new heights in dentistry as the best and bri... Read More
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Clinical Insights 

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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
by Dawn Wehking, DDS You're a great dentist. You spend your time and money on continuing education to make sure you ... Read More
By Hakam Mousa, DDS, MSD As we all know, porcelain veneers have been used for many years to create pleasing esthetic and... Read More
By Abelardo Báez, DDS, MS; Gerardo Durán, DDS; Diego De Nordenflycht, DDS This interactive web story describes a conserv... Read More
by Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD As we age, we experience a decrease in lip volume, tissue elasticity, lip mobility, and max... Read More
The Bio-Emulation Approach, the newest course from the AACD, addresses classic color concepts, how light interacts with ... Read More
By  Saiesha K. Mistry, BDS, MSc, AAACD “In my opinion, it is in the smile of a face that the essence of what we call bea... Read More
By Kevin Brown, DDS, AAACD One of the most challenging parts of the AACD's Accreditation criteria may very well be t... Read More
By Mohan Bhuvaneswaran, MDS, AAACD Smile is an integral part of life. Patient expectations continue to grow, as patients... Read More
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Practice Management 

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by Leon Hermanides, CDT As the owner or manager of a successful dental laboratory, you'll need artistic skill, curio... Read More
by Xana Winans, Golden Proportions Marketing If you're suddenly realizing you may not be prepared for a plummet in p... Read More
By My Social Practice A great website is just as important to your cosmetic dental practice marketing efforts as your st... Read More
In the past, dentists and technicians did not truly "collaborate." Each had separate roles and responsiblities, and comm... Read More
By Per Ekblom and Cecilia Omo, Swedish Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry As you may know, Sweden was hit badly in the early ... Read More
Recently, AACD Member, Dane Barlow, joined the AACD for a webinar titled "COVID-19 and Emergency Cases: PPE and Protocol... Read More
by Mark Absher   Delivering excellent comprehensive cosmetic and restorative dentistry is not cheap. The comprehensive d... Read More
By AACD Accredited Member Christian W. Hahn, DDS, AAACD Whether it's due to the current stressful and uncertain stat... Read More
Tips Courtesy of Shoberg Dental Consulting - Elev8ing Dental Practices As dental offices close or reduce hours, and guid... Read More
By  Shaleen Shah CEO, SimplePay More and more patients are entering the dental world looking for treatment. Are you read... Read More
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Practice Marketing 

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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
What is Instagram? Instagram is a social network similar to Twitter and Facebook. Instagram's main focus is posting ... Read More
Wendy O’Donovan Phillips “That marketing tactic didn’t work for our practice after three months.”   “I think we should s... Read More
By Justin Bosco, President of Form + Function What is Link Building and Why Is It Important? Link building is the proces... Read More
An excellent way to boost participation and attention for your social media pages is to run an occasional contest or giv... Read More
Introducing the answer to the #1 question cosmetic dental practices have about social media: “What should I post?” and “... Read More
By My Social Practice It’s no secret that patient reviews are powerful and essential for your cosmetic dental practice. ... Read More
It's important to post to your social media pages daily, but as a busy cosmetic dentist, somedays you just don’t hav... Read More
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