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Call for 2020 Preceptors

The AACD has now opened the application for those interested in being preceptors in 2020! 
 

2020 Preceptor Application

2020 Timeline

August 2019 – Solicit preceptor applications
October 2019 – Deadline for preceptor applications
November 2019 - Announce precptors
January/February 2020 – Interviews with potential residents
August 1st, 2020 – Announce residents and begin third year program of the AACD Residency program


 

AACD Residents

The AACD Residency program, which launched 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 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.
 

2020 Timeline

November 2019 – Solicit resident applications
December 31st, 2019 – Deadline for resident applications
January/February 2020 – Interviews with preceptors
August 1st, 2020 – Announce residents and begin third year of the AACD Residency program
 

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

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is the location and time commitment of the program?
The program is a two-year program where the resident works in the office of the preceptor each day, side by side.
Is there a curriculum that residents and preceptors follow?
Yes, residents will learn key cosmetic dentistry skills in clinical, restorative techniques, esthetics, occusion, implant, orthodontics and practice management. 
Is there a cost associated with the program?
Yes, those interested in applying will submit a $395 payment with their application.
Is there a stipend associated with the program?
Yes, residents will receive a salary each year of the program that is dependent upon the location of the preceptor.
Who is this program meant for?
Indviduals who are considering submitting an application would ideally have completed a GPR or have been graduated from dental school within the last two (2) to five (5)  years.
Where is the residency located and how many positions are there?
The residency positions are dependent upon the number of preceptors we receive in a given year. The location of the residency is dependent upon the location of the preceptor and their practice.
 
 

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


 

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