SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,200 of the world's leading prosthodontists will meet in Scottsdale Nov. 2-5 for the 41st Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP).
WHO: American College of Prosthodontists
WHAT: 41st Annual Session
WHEN: Nov. 2-5, 2011
WHERE: Westin Kierland Resort
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Prosthodontics is the only American Dental Association specialty devoted to restorative dentistry, such as implants, crowns, dentures and highly complex, full-mouth restorations. To become a prosthodontist requires two to four years graduate training full-time, following four years study at dental school.
Among the Annual Session topics important to consumers:
- Dentures in the age of implants
- Emotional cues to patient treatment
- Root canals or implants?
- Surgical reconstruction for the changing face
- What's next for implant dentistry?
- Prosthodontic management of obstructive sleep apnea
- The impact of digital dentistry
During the meeting Lily T. Garcia, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P., of San Antonio will be installed as President. Dr. Garcia is the first Hispanic to serve as President of the ACP.
Please call or email Sally Haynes, to schedule interviews, have questions answered and register for a media badge that allows full access to the Annual Session floor. I will be contacting you prior to the meeting for any advance work.
The American College of Prosthodontists is the professional association of dentists with advanced specialty training who restore and replace teeth to create optimal oral health, both in function and appearance. Prosthodontic procedures include including dental implants, dentures, veneers, crowns and teeth brightening. Visit www.gotoapro.org to find a prosthodontist near you. For more information see www.prosthodontics.org.
SOURCE American College of Prosthodontists