CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kevin Kopp, DDS, FACP, is to be honored with the private practice award for Central Region 3 by the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Dr. Kopp will be honored at the Annual Awards & Presidents Dinner during the 45th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists in Orlando from Oct. 21-24, 2015.
Dr. Kevin Kopp graduated from the University of Illinois Dental College in 1985, and completed the prosthodontic residency program in 1987. Dr. Kopp is board certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Kopp held the position of Clinical associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago for 20 years until his retirement in 2007 to dedicate his time to treat his patients in private practice.
Dr. Kopp has lectured extensively on esthetic, restorative and implant dentistry both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kopp is in private practice in Elmhurst, Illinois, where he specializes in prosthodontics concentrating on esthetic and implant dentistry.
"Dr. Kopp has established a respected, ethical and well known private practice in Elmhurst, IL where he has repeatedly changed the lives of patients who have sought his care. He provides treatment at the highest of standards and educated his patients daily as to the benefits of seeking oral and restorative care utilizing the expertise provided by a prosthodontist," said Mark C. Hutten, DDS, MS, FACP, a board certified prosthodontist at Northwestern in Chicago.
Created in 2013, the Private Practice Award may be given annually to up to five individual Prosthodontists (one per ACP Region). These individuals must have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the prosthodontic specialty and the role that the Prosthodontist in private practice plays in advancing the patient's quality of life.
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, cosmetic dentistry, and sleep apnea solutions.
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