CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steven Pigliacelli, MDT, will receive the Dental Technician Leadership award from the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Mr. Pigliacelli is to be honored during the 45th Annual Session of the ACP held in Orlando from Oct. 21-24, 2015.
Mr. Steven Pigliacelli has more than 30 years of experience with Marotta Dental Studio as a dental implant specialist. He is a Certified Dental Technician with the National Board for Certification and has an MDT, Master of Dental Technology, from the ASMDT Certificate program at NYU. Steven is a Faculty Instructor in Post-Graduate Prosthodontics at New York University, College of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics in New York, NY.
He manages Marotta Dental Studio and is the technical liaison between the dentist and the laboratory for case planning, telephone support, and quality control. He directs the GPR and Prosthetic Resident Rotation at Marotta Dental Studio, an intensive educational program that focuses on dental technology and the value of the technician/dentists relationship.
"I am honored to be selected for this award. I welcome being a part of a community that focuses on new and challenging ideas and strategies in today's changing world of dentistry," said Mr. Pigliacelli.
The Dental Technician Leadership Award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Prosthodontic community, and made outstanding contributions to the dental laboratory profession and the discipline of Prosthodontics.
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, CAD/CAM solutions, and cosmetic dentistry.
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.
About the ACP
The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is the official sponsoring organization for the specialty of prosthodontics, which is one of nine recognized specialties of the American Dental Association. Founded in 1970, ACP is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing patient care, advancing the art and science of Prosthodontics, promoting the specialty of Prosthodontics to the public and other dentists and healthcare professionals, ensuring the quality of Prosthodontic education and providing professional services to its membership. Visit GoToAPro.org to learn more.
About the ACP Annual Session
The Oct. 21-24, 2015, ACP Annual Session in Orlando is the premier professional development and networking event in prosthodontic dentistry, featuring four days of dynamic sessions with elite speakers from around the world discussion the latest strategies, treatment approaches, practical applications, digital workflows, alternative therapies and more.
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Source:American College of Prosthodontists