Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, Receives Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Accredited Fellow Member, Joyce L. Bassett, DDS, FAACD, was recently awarded the Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Evy Award during the 35th Annual AACD Annual Scientific Session’s Celebration of Excellence on April 27, 2019 in San Diego.

The AACD honors its most accomplished and dedicated professionals with Celebration of Excellence awards, also known as Evy awards. Evy recipients are first nominated for the award by their colleagues and then are selected by the Awards and Recognition Committee. Evy award winners represent the most exemplary and talented individuals within the AACD who are dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry and to the highest standards of ethical patient care.

The Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award is given to a cosmetic dentistry professional that, through his or her efforts as an educator, has advanced the art and science of cosmetic dentistry.

Joyce L. Bassett, DDS, FAACD has been an AACD member since 1993 and currently maintains a private practice located in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Bassett earned her DDS degree in 1983 from Ohio State University, earned her AACD Accreditation in 2001 and went on to achieve Fellowship status in 2013. She has served on numerous boards and committees for the AACD and was President of the AACD from 2015 to 2016. One of the many people who nominated her said, “Joyce gave a very inspiring and humorous presentation on her Accreditation process at the Kois Center a few years ago and that was outstanding. She not only focused on successful outcomes, but also was humble and approachable while sharing how to avoid failures and how she has evolved over the years.” She’s respected as a prolific speaker, publisher, and marketer of Aesthetic Dentistry, as well as a member of the editorial board of several peer-reviewed publications.

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About the AACD
The AACD is the world’s largest non-profit member organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care, combining art and science to optimally improve dental health, esthetics, and function. Comprised of more than 5,000 cosmetic dental professionals in 70 countries worldwide, the AACD fulfills its mission by offering superior educational opportunities, promoting and supporting the respected Accreditation and Fellowship credentials, 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.