CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steven M. Morgano, DMD, FACP, has been elected as membership director Northeast Region 1 to the board of directors of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Dr. Morgano was sworn in at the Annual Awards & Presidents Dinner during the 45th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists held in Orlando from Oct. 21-24, 2015.
Dr. Steven M. Morgano received his DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He completed a General Practice Residency program at Philadelphia General Hospital and received his specialty certificate in prosthodontics from the Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Morgano is professor and chairman of the Department of Restorative Dentistry at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics (certified 1984) and former professor and director of the Division of Postdoctoral Prosthodontics at Boston University School of Dental Medicine, from 1996 to 2014.
Dr. Morgano has been a member of the American College of Prosthodontists since he graduated from his postdoctoral prosthodontic program in 1979. From 2006-2008, he served as president of the Massachusetts section of the ACP, and from 2008- 2011 he served as the alternate regional director of the Northeast Region of the ACP.
"It will be a pleasure to work with the four existing Northeast sections over the next four years – Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. Maine is planning on forming a fifth Northeast section, which is great news," Dr. Morgano said.
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.
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 only 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. For more information visit GoToAPro.org.
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Source:American College of Prosthodontists