AACD President and Accredited Member, Salvatore Lotardo, DDS, AAACD, of Manorville, NY, was inaugurated as President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) on May 20, 2020, during the AACD’s first ever virtual annual membership meeting.
Dr. Lotardo’s passion for the AACD began when he joined in October of 2007 and continued as he pursued AACD Accreditation status, for which he achieved in 2014. His AACD involvement includes serving on the Professional Education Committee, the Executive Committee, and the Budget and Finance Committee, and now serving as an Accreditation Examiner for the AACD. He has taught at both the AACD’s annual scientific sessions, as well as in the AACD virtual campus and was the host to an AACD discussion panel called Dentists at Dinner Talking Dentistry where he gave his insights on how to become successful in dentistry.
The AACD is an international professional association comprised of approximately 5,000 dental professionals dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry and encouraging the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care.
Dr. Lotardo is currently the owner of Bella Smiles Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Roslyn, New York, as well as being a member of the American Dental Association, the American Orthodontic Society, and an Adjunct Professor at Briarcliffe College.. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.
The AACD is excited to see what Dr. Lotardo’s presidency will bring to the future of the AACD. His presidential term with the AACD will continue to April 17, 2021 at AACD 2021 Rockies.
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About the AACD
The AACD is the world’s largest non-profit member organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care, combining art and science to optimally improve dental health, esthetics, and function. Comprised of more than 5,000 cosmetic dental professionals in 70 countries worldwide, the AACD fulfills its mission by offering superior educational opportunities, promoting and supporting the respected Accreditation and Fellowship credentials, serving as a user-friendly and inviting forum for the creative exchange of knowledge and ideas, and providing accurate and useful information to the public and the profession.