AACD Poster Competition
Without the dedication and passion of the dental community, the advancements of cosmetic dentistry would not be where they are today. The AACD Poster Competition creates an outlet for undergraduate and postgraduate students, junior dental faculty, along with clinicians and researchers, to share their scientific findings and to promote greater interaction within the dental community.
Call for Papers
Undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and junior dental faculty are encouraged and invited to share their clinical cases and research with AACD members at the annual scientific session in San Diego, California, April 24- 27, 2019 in the following areas:
Selected papers will be given the chance to display and/or present. All selected individuals must be present for the poster competition, failure to do so will lead to the poster being disqualified from the competition.
To enter the AACD Poster Competition, you must follow the submission guidelines below:
Clinical Case Submissions
Abstract: Please submit an abstract of no more than 100 words describing your case presentation Type and outcomes you have tried to attain. There should be some description to the types of materials used and disciplines involved in the final result.
Note: Your abstract must include a title, name of your university, your name, your address, phone number, and e-mail address.
Supporting Material: All individuals submitting a clinical case presentation must present photographic documentation submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with one or more of the below Case Presentation Types:
Please submit the following (8) eight required photo views:
Material Science Submissions
Abstract: Please submit an abstract of no more than 100 words describing your Hypothesis, Problem, Methods and Materials used. You should also include the names and manufacturers of and materials used in the study. Only In Vitro (Bench Top) cases will be accepted. Details and description as to how the study was run, discussion as to any previous work in the area including citations will be required. The final results attained and their clinical relevance in esthetic dentistry will be of importance in the final evaluation of the project.
Note: Your abstract must include a title, name of your university, your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.
Individuals submitting a materials science poster may choose to present data/charts to support their abstract, but it is not required. Any work shown, not the author(s) of this poster, must have references as to origin.
Submission Deadline & Instructions:
Your abstract, any supporting materials, and a copy of the AACD Poster Competition Submission Form, must be submitted to email@example.com no later than midnight, Central Time, Monday, March 4, 2019.
A signed copy of the AACD Poster Competition Submission Form MUST accompany all abstracts. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
Deadlines will be strictly enforced – no exceptions.
Notification of Acceptance:
Poster abstracts submission acceptance will be sent via e-mail along with registration instructions.
Posters will be judged by a panel of AACD members unaffiliated with the Credentialing arm of the Academy, on-site at the annual scientific session in San Diego, California, April 25, 2019. In consideration that participants are beginning to explore education in cosmetic dentistry, the AACD Credentialing standards will not be applied to the judgment of this poster session. Recognition in the poster session does not imply compliance with the AACD's Credentialing Standards nor does it imply achievement of Accreditation or Accreditation-level dentistry. Winners will be determined and All Poster Award Winners should be prepared to give a 15-minute verbal PowerPoint presentation on their poster to present on Saturday, April 27 at AACD 2019 Student Day in San Diego.
Specifications for Poster Competition Presentations
Tips for Poster Session Displays
AWARDS JUDGED BY AACD:
Honorable Esthetic Achievement Poster Students Award (HEAPS)
Although any AACD Educators’ Forum member school may have multiple entrants to the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Poster competition, the HEAPS Award will be judged by the University Educator Forum School and their faculty in whatever competition they design. The design details must be sent to the AACD by
Monday, March 4, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered for this HEAPS AWARD, the following conditions must be met:
Although there is a deadline, please be aware that only the first 20 schools that identify and submit their student’s poster will be considered for this award. (No more than one student from each AACD University Educators’ Forum School is eligible)
This award is only available for the:
Postgraduate and Undgergraduate Clincial Case Submission Category
The student judged by the individual University Educators’ Forum School will upon completion of the above four stated conditions receive a Certificate from AACD and a monetary award of $500 USD.