CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Julie A. Holloway, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P., was confirmed as Treasurer of the American College of Prosthodontists on Friday, Oct. 11, at the ACP Annual Awards & President's Dinner during the College's 43rd Annual Session in Las Vegas held on Oct. 9 to Oct. 12. An active Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, Dr. Holloway received the ACP Clinician/Researcher Award in 2011.
Dr. Holloway received her D.D.S. degree cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry as well as completed the three-year graduate program in Advanced Prosthodontics and earned her M.S. degree. Dr. Holloway served as faculty at Ohio State and directed the graduate residency program in advanced prosthodontics from 2004-2011, first as Associate Director then as Director, winning several teaching and research awards during her tenure. She was then recruited to direct the graduate residency program in advanced prosthodontics at The University of Iowa, where she now serves as the Department of Prosthodontics Departmental Executive Officer. She maintains a practice limited to prosthodontics, with emphasis on ceramic and implant restorations.
Dr. Holloway's research focuses on materials sciences. She lectures nationally and internationally on porcelain strengthening mechanisms and the fatigue fracture mechanics of dental implant materials. As well as serving as current ACP Treasurer, Dr. Holloway is the President of The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and Immediate Past President of the Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference.
Like medicine, dentistry has taken incredible leaps forward in the past decade. Prosthodontists are at the forefront of this innovation by applying their advanced training and commitment to life-long learning of new materials, using state-of-the-art digital dentistry tools to help patients save time, visits and expenses and applying advanced training to help improve patient outcomes for beautiful specialized dentistry, optimal oral health and improved patient outcomes. Patients are opting to go to a prosthodontist.
Prosthodontists are specialized dentists with advanced training in oral health issues and cosmetic dentistry procedures, who are committed to improving patient outcomes. From implants, crowns, veneers and tooth whitening, to full-mouth reconstruction, prosthodontists specialize 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.
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