AACD–Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2008

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Announces Highlights of the World’s Most Comprehensive Cosmetic Dental CE Event Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) will host Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2008, AACD’s 24th Annual Scientific Session, from May 6-10, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2008 offers in-depth educational opportunities via lectures and hands-on workshops, courses for the entire dental team and exciting networking events unlike any other dental conference.

Highlights of more than 150 CE courses available to attendees include:

The first-ever AACD Synergy Summit, moderated by Dennis Wells, DDS Four dentist/lab technician duos will present ways to improve dentist/lab technician teamwork, focusing on the following topics: Minimal Preparation Veneers, Full-mouth Rehabilitation, Anatomy of Accreditation and Fellowship Teamwork, and Appropriate Materials Selection.

Fundamental Criteria for a Perfect Esthetic Integration, presented by Dario Adolfi, DDS This presentation will outline how optimal treatment can be achieved based on the advancement of implant development and CAD/CAM technology.

Customer Service Excellence: Taking it to the Next Level, presented by Lisa Ford, CSP Attendees will explore how to keep customers loyal by differentiating their practice through customer service.

The Team Focused New Patient Experience and Case Presentation, moderated by Sandra Roth This presentation will explore how to change case presentation techniques, incorporate the high-tech digital world into patient care and help patients see and own their dental health.

Inspiring General Sessions each morning of the conference include: humor columnist Dave Barry, author of the highly successful Rules of The Red Rubber Ball Kevin Carroll and a powerful presentation about our host state titled McGillivray Freeman’s Hurricane on the Bayou.

More highlights of the conference include:

A special AACD parade of conference attendees and second line brass band will weave through the streets of New Orleans with a final destination of the annual Opening Reception.

The AACD Charitable Foundation’s (AACDCF) Celebration of Smiles event will honor the volunteers and survivors who participate in the Give Back A Smile program. This year’s event features Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts Band.

The Celebration of Excellence gala at the New Orleans Contemporary Art Center will celebrate the masters of artistry and combine fine dining, entertainment and the prestigious AACD awards ceremony, including the presentation of newly AACD Accredited and Accredited Fellow members.

AACD is the world’s largest organization of cosmetic dental professionals dedicated to excellence in cosmetic dentistry with over 8,000 members in 70 countries around the globe. For more information regarding the AACD’s 24th Annual Scientific Session, Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2008, May 6-10, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana, please visit www.aacd.com, or call the AACD Executive Office at (800) 543-9220.