BALTIMORE, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lee M. Jameson, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P., was confirmed President 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 on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.
Dr. Jameson has been in private practice limited to prosthodontics for more than 36 years in Palos Heights, IL. He earned both his D.D.S. and M.S. degrees in prosthodontics from Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago. Dr. Jameson is Dean Emeritus of Northwestern University Dental School. He presently is Clinical Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University Of Illinois College Of Dentistry where he is an attending faculty in the Post Graduate Prosthodontic Program. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a member of several other dental organizations including the American Prosthodontic Society, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the American Dental Association.
"As a prosthodontist, I am honored to serve as President of the ACP. It's a time of great opportunity for advancing our specialty of prosthodontics, to embrace emerging technologies such as CAD/CAM as reported by the New York Times, and to mentor the next generation of Prosthodontists," Dr. Jameson said. "Our focus for the next five years will be to increase public awareness of prosthodontics, to improve patient outcomes through a practice and evidence-based knowledge network and to engage dentistry and prosthodontic organizations in ways that benefit our patients."
Dr. Jameson will begin his new role as ACP's 43rd President of the American College of Prosthodontists for a one-year term. He was confirmed at this year's 42nd Annual Session held in Baltimore on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. 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