BALTIMORE, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Prosthodontists' 42nd Annual Session will be held in Baltimore on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. More than 1,000 dental professionals are expected to attend, which includes prosthodontists, dental technicians and other dental industry authorities and guests.
Prosthodontists participating include Stephen D. Campbell, D.D.S., M.M.Sc., F.A.C.P., of Chicago, Ill., whose recent interview for the New York Times "Well: A New Tooth, Made to Order in Under an Hour" ranked in the Top 5 viewed and emailed health stories and is now the New York Times editor's pick; Marie Elena Falcone, D.M.D., M.B.E., M.D.Sc., F.A.C.P., of Farmington, CT, who appeared on NBC-Connecticut about how prosthodontists improve a smile; Lyndon F. Cooper, D.D.S., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., whose tooth whitening tips are featured in Men's Health.
"Every day, prosthodontists transform lives by providing optimal oral health solutions for patients worldwide. We're committed to the well-being of patients," said David L. Guichet, D.D.S., F.A.C.P., who is the ACP 42nd Annual Session chair and a practicing board certified prosthodontist in Orange, Calif.
The event brings together world-class speakers—prosthodontists and academic leaders in oral health. At the ACP Annual Session, best practices will be shared that prosthodontists can take home to improve our clinical practice and patient outcomes.
Annual Session highlights include: new developments in CAD/CAM technology and high-strength ceramics; creating affordable dental health opportunities; understanding the shift toward precision medicine in dentistry; the use of digital imaging; sleep apnea management; recreating nature: the harmony of function and esthetics with digital technology; and a proactive team approach to avoid pitfalls with the cost-effective All-on-4 Concept.
Prosthodontists are specialized dentists with advanced training in oral health issues, who are committed to improving patient results. From implants, crowns, veneers and tooth whitening, to full- mouth reconstruction, prosthodontists are specialists in digital dentistry and CAD/CAM solutions.
The ACP is the only prosthodontic specialty organization whose membership is based solely on education credentials. ACP members must be in or have completed an ADA-accredited advanced education program in prosthodontics.
The American College of Prosthodontists is the professional association of dentists with advanced specialty training dedicated to optimal oral health both in function and appearance including dental implants, crowns, veneers, dentures, and teeth whitening. For more information or to find a prosthodontist near you, visit GoToAPro.org.
SOURCE American College of Prosthodontists