BALTIMORE, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. John R. Agar, D.D.S., M.A., F.A.C.P., was confirmed President-Elect of the American College of Prosthodontists on Friday, Nov. 2, at the ACP Annual Awards & President's Dinner during the College's 42nd Annual Session in Baltimore held on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.
As a board certified prosthodontist, respected academic and well-loved professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center School of Dentistry Department of Reconstructive Sciences in Farmington, CT, Dr. Agar begins his new role as ACP's President-Elect for a one-year term. Next year during the 43rd Annual Session, Dr. Agar will be inducted as the President of the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Agar recruits and mentors many dentists and prosthodontists in training as the next generation treat oral health issues.
At this year's 42nd Annual Session, more than 1,000 dental professionals registered to attend, which included prosthodontists, dental technicians and other dental industry authorities and guests. Annual Session topics included: 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