June 11, 2007
by Oral Health
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2007 Wrap-Up: Amazing Atlanta!
June 7, 2007 Madison, WI ? The numbers are in and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry?s (AACD) 23rd Annual Scientific Session, “Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2007”, held May 15-19, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia once again proved to be the world?s most comprehensive cosmetic dental CE event.
?Thousands of dental professionals from around the world gathered in Atlanta to learn, celebrate, and advance their skills in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry in an atmosphere that only the AACD provides,? said new AACD President Laura Kelly, Danville, CA.
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2007 by the numbers:
Total Conference Attendees: 3129
Lab Technicians: 165
Total Exhibitors: 237 Exhibiting Companies
Total funds raised by GBAS fundraising events: Over $200,000
Accreditation Written Exam Participants: 208
New AACD President:
Ms Laura Kelly, First Dental Laboratory Technician and Female President of AACD
New AACD Vice President:
Dr. Michael Sesemann, Omaha, NE
AACD Award Winners Presented in Atlanta:
Inaugural Inductee into AACD Hall of Fame: Dr. Robert Nixon
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Norman Feigenbaum
Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education: Dr. John Calamia
Outstanding Contributions to the Art and Science of Cosmetic Dentistry: Dr. Douglas Terry
Humanitarian of the Year Awards: Dr. Hugh Flax and Dr. Dina Giesler
President’s Award: Dr. John Weston
Young Cosmetic Dentist Award: Dr. Mike Apa
Creative Artist Award: Dr. Jeff Golub Evans
AACD is the world?s largest organization of cosmetic dental professionals dedicated to advancing excellence in cosmetic dentistry, with nearly 8000 members in more than 60 countries around the globe. The AACD?s 24th Annual Scientific Session, Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2008, May 6-10, 2008 in New Orleans, LA. Please visit www.aacd.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the AACD Executive Office at (800) 543-9220 for more information
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