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Continuing Education

Residency Program in Cosmetic Dentistry

The AACD Residency program, scheduled to launch in August 2018, will provide residents with the clinical and business experience needed to jump start a career in a cosmetic-oriented restorative dental practice. During the one to two-year program, residents will complete a series of requirements from studying dental literature to implementing simple to complex restorative cases. Under their preceptor’s guidance, they will also gain knowledge and experience relating to all facets of an esthetic restorative dental practice including effective practice management, diagnostic tools, and restorative considerations.

AACD Residents

What You Can Expect
  • Learn one-on-one from some of the most successful restorative dentists in the country.

  • Observe, document, and execute a variety of cosmetic restorative solutions.

  • Gain knowledge and experience relating to all facets of an esthetic restorative dental practice including effective practice management, diagnostic tools, and restorative considerations.

  • Get the skills and confidence you need to enjoy the professional and financial successes that comes with a responsible, esthetic dental practice.

“The AACD Residency program is designed to expose young dentists to the clinical and business side of a fee-for-service style private practice.”
Brian LeSage, DDS, FAACD

 
Residency Application

 

Residency Agreement
 

For more information and with questions, email residency@aacd.com.

 

AACD Residency Preceptors

Brian P. LeSage, DDS, FAACD—Dr. LeSage is an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Fellow Member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He is the Founder and Director of UCLA Aesthetic Continuum and the Pre-Clinical Director of CAD/CAM at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. LeSage maintains a private practice in Beverly Hills, CA.
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Elizabeth M. Bakeman, DDS, FAACD—Dr. Bakeman is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).  Dr. Bakeman serves as an examiner for both the Accreditation and the Fellowship examinations administered by the AACD. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. She maintains a full-time private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

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Susan Hollar, DDS, FAACD—Dr. Hollar is an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has served on the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry. Additionally, she serves as an examiner for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, is a visiting faculty member with The Pankey Institute and The Scottsdale Center for Dentistry and has been deemed a Pankey Scholar. Dr. Hollar maintains a private practice in Arlington, Texas, where she limits her practice to restorative and cosmetic procedures.
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