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Continuing Education


Upcoming Online Events

AACD online events are open to all. You need not be a member to attend, although only AACD members may earn CEUs.


Direct Anterior Esthetic Restorations: An Alternative Approach?
Thursday, October 20 @7:00 pm CT| Presented by Drs. Mide Ojo and Thomas Sealey
Sponsored by SmileFast

Members earn 1 CEU

Join us on a journey through a typical SmileFast workflow! From consultation to final restorations, you will learn the indications/advantages and case types that SmileFast can treat, limitations, and alternative treatments.

  • Learn current patient trends and existing direct composite techniques.

  • Discuss SmileFast workflow- A digital pathway.

  • Envision the efficiencies and advantages of a systemized approach to direct composite makeovers—case-based discussion.

  • Learn the limitations of composite alone and consider the use of orthodontic and restorative techniques for long-term success.

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Restorative Driven Orthodontics:
Everything You Wanted to Know About Ortho
but Were Afraid to Ask 
Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 7:00pm CT | Presented by Marina Ambridge, DDS, and Salvatore Lotardo, DDS, AAACD

Members earn 1 CEU

Incorporating orthodontics into your cosmetic and implant treatment plans is essential for success. We will discuss case types that will benefit from a combined treatment approach as well as orthodontic principles, diagnostics, and techniques. Whether you want to add this valuable skillset to your practice or just improve your treatment planning and communication with your multidisciplinary team, orthodontics must be part of the cosmetic dentist’s knowledge base. Join Drs. Salvatore Lotardo, DDS, AAACD, and Marina Ambridge, DDS for this fun and fabulous AACD Happy Hour lecture. 

  • Learn what cases will benefit by incorporating orthodontics into your restorative treatment plan. 

  • Understand how tooth movement can optimize your cases pre-operatively. 

  • Learn basic orthodontic principles and techniques.  

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Comprehensive Records for Proper Orthodontic
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning  
Thursday, February 16, 2023 @ 7:00pm CT | Presented by Courtney Lavigne, DMD, AAACD

Members earn 1 CEU 

Dr. Lavigne will explore the similarities and differences between how a restorative dentist and an orthodontist evaluate interdisciplinary cases. A more comprehensive approach to dental and skeletal treatment planning will elevate the level of care you can provide to your patients in addition to enhancing the interoffice workflow between you and your specialist.  

  • Gain an appreciation for what a truly comprehensive set of records for interdisciplinary care should include.  

  • Enhance your dental and skeletal diagnostic skill set for evaluating interdisciplinary cosmetic and restorative cases.  

  • Enhance your communication with your specialist for better interdisciplinary workflow. 

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esin Tints and Opaquers: Underutilized and Often Overlooked
Thursday, March 23 @ 7:00pm CT | Presented by Bruce Crispin, DDS, MS

Members earn 1 CEU
Registration Coming Soon

he Function and Esthetic Considerations of the ABC Smile Makeover
Thursday, June23 @ 1:00pm CT | Presented by Dr. Affan, Space Dental

Members earn 1 CEU
Registration Coming Soon


What is ACE Your Case?

AACD members have their clinical cases discussed by AACD Accreditation Case Examiners in a virtual setting. Open to AACD members only. 

What are AACD Happy Hours?AACD Happy Hours are fun and informal virtual educational events that allow members and non-members to gather for an online lecture and Q&A. Plus, some sessions allow for 1 hour CEU credit for AACD members.
*Registration is required for Happy Hour events and space is limited.

What's an AACD Webinar?

AACD Webinars are engaging and informative events presented by AACD sponsors and corporate members, that allow members and non-members to learn about the latest tools and techniques for running a successful lab or practice. Plus, some sessions allow for 1 hour CEU credit for AACD members.
*Registration is required for Webinar events and space is limited

Missed a program? Check AACD CEntral to see if the recording is available!

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