CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) welcomes Robert E. Stover, DDS, MS, FACP, as the new treasurer of the organization. Dr. Stover was appointed to serve in this new position for the next two years by the ACP Board of Directors after the previous treasurer, Dr. Mark C. Hutten, was elected to the position of vice president.
"I consider it an honor to be trusted with the mantle of treasurer," said Dr. Stover. "I am proud to support my fellow prosthodontists in the ACP as we serve patients with the highest level of care."
Dr. Stover has been an active member of the ACP for over a decade, serving on several committees and holding the leadership position of Pacific Region Director, guiding membership and prosthodontic initiatives along the West Coast of the United States. He is a Fellow of the ACP and a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.
After completing his DDS at Northwestern University Dental School, Dr. Stover joined the U.S. Air Force, where he completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program (AEGD) and a residency in prosthodontics. He also received a Master's Degree in prosthodontics from the University of Texas for his research on cell interactions with implant surfaces. Dr. Stover is the recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and served as the regional prosthodontic consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General.
Before attending dental school, Dr. Stover worked as a field geologist, carpenter, and taught English in Japan. Currently, Dr. Stover maintains a private practice in Olympia, WA and lectures nationally and internationally.
A prosthodontist is a dental specialist who focuses on the restoration and replacement of missing teeth and other oral or facial issues. Prosthodontists specialize in helping patients with implants, dentures and veneers, all the way to full mouth and jaw reconstructions.
About the ACP
The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is the only ADA recognized organization for the specialty of prosthodontics. Founded in 1970, the ACP is dedicated to advancing the art and science of prosthodontics and promoting the specialty to the public and dental professionals. For more information, consumers can visit GoToAPro.org and dental professionals can visit Prosthodontics.org.
SOURCE American College of Prosthodontists