American College of Prosthodontists Announces Six Winners of its 2013 Table Clinics

Oct 30, 2013, 13:44 ET from American College of Prosthodontists

Honors Presented during the ACP 2013 Annual Session in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), through its awards program, formally recognizes postdoctoral and predoctoral prosthodontist students whose table clinic posters are deemed outstanding and substantial. Six individuals received top honors during the Annual Session 2013 in Las Vegas. These individuals were selected from more than 85 entrants in this year's competition.


The ACP is proud to announce the following six winners of its 2013 Table Clinics:

Postgraduate Student Competition

  1. The Effect of Disinfection on Various Shade Tabs
    Peterson Huang, D.M.D., 3rd Year Prosthodontic Resident, The University of Maryland
  2. Radiographic Appearance of Inter-Occlusal Record Materials for a CBCT Guided Implant Surgery
    Vrinda Mohunta, B.D.S., 2nd Year Prosthodontic Resident, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
  3. An Innovative Intraoral Wireless Device for the Tetraplegic Patient
    Rebecca Sternberger-Aron, D.D.S., M.A., 1st Year Prosthodontic Resident, Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine

Predoctoral Student Competition

  1. Stability Assessment of Branemark System Implants Following the All-on-Four Treatment Concept Using Resonance Frequency Analysis
    Robert W. Slauch, B.S., 2nd Year Dental Student, The University of Maryland
  2. Ethanol Drying of Etched Porcelain
    Colin Rice and Ryan Matthews, 4th Year Dental Students, Temple University
  3. CAD/CAM Dentistry:  Can Intraoral Scanners Handle the Heat?
    Dane McMillan, 3rd Year Dental Student, New York University

American College of Prosthodontists' member Caroline H. Nguyen, D.M.D, served as chair of the competition. Treloar & Heisel, Inc. sponsored the session. Prosthodontists are specialized dentists with advanced training in oral health issues, 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 The ACP is a proud sponsor of the Ad Council's first oral health campaign in its 71 year history, the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives. The ACP is committed to educating the public about preventative, proactive simple habits honed early in life.

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