AACD Shapes Next Generation of Dental Professionals through Cosmetic Dentistry Residency Program

Posted on November 6, 2018

The AACD Residency program, which launched in August 2018, will continue in 2019 with a group of nine preceptors and residents. The program will provide residents 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. “The AACD Residency program is designed to expose young dentists to the clinical and business side of a fee-for-service style private practice,” says Brian LeSage, DDS, FAACD.

Residents can expect to:

• 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 related to all facets of an esthetic restorative dental practice including; effective practice management, diagnostic tools, and restorative considerations.

• Get the skill and confidence needed to enjoy the professional and financial successes that come with a responsible, esthetic dental practice.

Applications are being accepted for the program between now and November 30, 2018. For more information about AACD’s Cosmetic Dentistry Residency Program, visit http://www.aacd.com/residency.

About the AACD

The AACD is the world’s largest non-profit member organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care that combines art and science to optimally improve dental health, esthetics, and function. Comprised of more than 5,800 cosmetic dental professionals in 70 countries worldwide, the AACD fulfills its mission by offering superior educational opportunities, promoting and supporting a respected Accreditation credential, 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. 

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