CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan E. "Betsy" Brackett, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P., was confirmed as Secretary of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) on Friday, Oct. 11, at the ACP Annual Awards & President's Dinner during the College's 43rd Annual Session in Las Vegas.
As a board certified prosthodontist in private practice in Oklahoma City, Dr. Brackett is dedicated to providing her patients with the ultimate in personalized restorative care with the goal of achieving each individual's ideal smile. This prosthodontic specialty practice combines the vision and artistry of an architect with the special skills of a master craftsman to create both oral health and the beauty of an extraordinary smile. Dr. Brackett is featured in the ACP Cosmetic Dentistry broadcast-quality video.
At this year's 43rd Annual Session, the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation (ACPEF) bestowed its highest honor, the Founder's Society Award, upon Dr. Brackett at its Donor Recognition Reception. This honor recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on the growth and development of the Foundation and who have demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment to the ACPEF. The ACP Annual Session covered four days of excellence with more than 1,200 dental professionals in attendance, including prosthodontists, dental technicians and other dental industry key opinion leaders and guests.
"Prosthodontists are taking dentistry to a whole new level to improve patient outcomes," Dr. Brackett said. "Today, patients face challenging oral health and cosmetic dentistry issues. By applying our advanced training in using new technologies for diagnosis and treatment, we can restore a patient's beautiful smile and function."
Like medicine, dentistry has taken incredible leaps forward in the past decade. Prosthodontists lead 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, 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