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AACD Gives Students Opportunity to Study Cosmetic Dentistry in DC


April 11, 2012
by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)



The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is giving six deserving students the opportunity to study cosmetic dentistry at the AACD’s 28th Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC, through the APEX Scholarship Award.

With the scholarship, students’ registration fees are waived, and they receive round-trip coach-class air travel (up to $500), hotel accommodations, and one year of AACD membership.

This year’s winners are:

• Kallie Law, University of Alabama Birmingham;
• Michael Cheng, University of Illinois;
• Alec Zurek, University of Illinois;
• Laura Tulga, Medical University of South Carolina;
• Damir Konakovic, Malmo University (Sweden); and
• Taylor King, University of Tennessee.

Undergraduate dental students are eligible to apply for the scholarships. They are selected based on academic achievement, and their understanding of and commitment to the future of cosmetic dentistry.

While in DC, the winners will receive hands-on training and education alongside of industry professionals in workshops and lectures. They also will have the opportunity to attend AACD’s social events, where they can network with other dental professionals.

The AACD encourages any interested dental students to check its website for updates on next year’s awards. For more information, visit: www.aacd.com/apex.

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 6,300 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.