Dr. Ron Goodlin of Aurora, Ontario, took the helm as president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) during the AACD’s 28th Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC, May 2-5.
Dr. Goodlin is an Accredited member of the AACD and has been involved in the organization since 1997.
Dr. Goodlin practices dentistry at Smiles Dental, located in Aurora, Ontario. In his free time, he is an amateur photographer and is working to open a dental clinic in Tanzania. His objective is to encourage dentists from Canada, the U.S., and Europe to spend a day or two at the clinic as they pass through Tanzania during safari vacations, as well as create an opportunity for dental students to visit and do some work there.
“I am so excited about the upcoming year as president of the Academy,” Goodlin said.
“Together, all of us at the Academy will make a great team and I know we will accomplish a lot and have fun doing it!”
In addition to his work at AACD, he is currently the president of the Toronto Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, is a co-founder of the Canadian Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and served as the Editor of the Canadian Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry from 2000-2008. He remains the Associate Editor and is on the editorial boards of both Spectrum and Teamwork dental journals. He graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 1980.
About the AACD
The AACD is the world’s largest non-profit membership organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care combining art and science to optimally improve dental health, function, and esthetics. Comprised of more than 6,300 cosmetic dental professionals in 70 countries around the globe, the AACD fulfills its mission by offering superior educational opportunities, promoting and supporting a respected 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.
For more information regarding the AACD, please visit www.aacd.com, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 800.543.9220.