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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
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
The 37th Annual Scientific Session promises education that will take you to new heights in dentistry as the best and bri... 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
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
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
The AACD is thrilled to announce some of our most accomplished and dedicated professionals with Evy Awards!  Due to the ... Read More

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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
The 37th Annual Scientific Session promises education that will take you to new heights in dentistry as the best and bri... 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
The AACD is proud to announce, AACD Accredited Member, Amy E. Hughes, DDS, AAACD, has been awarded the 2020-2021 AACD Af... Read More
The AACD is thrilled to announce some of our most accomplished and dedicated professionals with Evy Awards!  Due to the ... 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
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
by Bradley J. Olson, DDS, FAACD, Fellowship Chairman It’s been said that change is inevitable but personal growth is a c... Read More
This year the Accreditation Written Examination was administered during the Annual AACD Scientific Session in Chicago. C... Read More
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) recently recognized and honored 18 dental professionals who have demon... Read More
By Adamo Notarantonio, DDS, FAACD   I remember my first AACD meeting in Atlanta, 2006. The speakers, events, and educati... Read More
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Clinical Insights 

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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
By Zachary Sisler, DDS Preparing anterior teeth for esthetic restorations can be a daunting task for any clinician. In o... Read More
SPONSORED byTokuyama By Mark Kleive, DDS The biggest challange with most large antierior composite restorations is achie... Read More
Many dentists fall into common traps that can cause cosmetic and restorative dentistry failures. By properly establishin... Read More
By Jim McKee, DDS Many patients who are seeking esthetic enhancements also present with occlusal issues. We often assume... Read More
If you’re like most restorative dentists, you’ve been faced with the challenging nature of managing patients with worn d... Read More
SPONSORED STORY | Tokuyama By Kevin M. Brown, DDS, AAACD  The popularity and demand for direct composite resin restorati... Read More
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Practice Management 

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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 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
A patient-centered approach to looking at your practice Managing a dental practice is significantly different than manag... Read More
By SoftwarePundit In order to be successful, dentists can't simply focus on providing excellent health care -- you a... Read More
"If you ever want to be a great leader of other people, you must first be a really great leader of yourself." ~Justin Pa... Read More
1. BE COURAGEOUS. Take bold steps to stand out from the sameness in the marketplace. Take a look back at 2019. What did ... Read More
By Cappy Sinclair, DDS When I started my first practice, I knew that I wanted to do good looking dentistry for my patien... Read More
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Practice Marketing 

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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
By Officite The focus of “ADA compliant” websites has become a hot topic of discussion lately. You’ve likely heard of th... Read More
by David A. Hall, DDS, AAACD – President, Infinity Dental Web A number of years ago, I was selling our family home. I ta... Read More
By Michael G. DiFrisco, CAE I rewatched the movie Ghost Town recently. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a pretty decent—if n... Read More
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