CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 46th Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) will be held in San Diego from Oct. 5-8, 2016. More than 1,000 dental health professionals will be attending, along with speakers from around the world. The overarching topic of the 2016 Annual Session is "Prosthodontics: The Intersection of Art & Technology."
"Technology is revealing new ways to do things we have been doing for years, and it is significantly advancing what is possible in health, function, and beauty," said John R. Agar, DDS, MA, FACP, the Annual Session Program Chair (pictured left). "Specialty training and continuing education in new technologies make new levels of patient care seem almost magical, yet this is what we embrace and strive to do as prosthodontists."
The ACP Annual Session provides learning that can transform the effectiveness of specialized dental practices based in prosthodontics. Practitioners will share how they have handled the most challenging topics in prosthodontics, and how they've improved their practices with new technologies for diagnosis and treatment.
"Dentistry has taken incredible leaps forward in the past decade. Prosthodontists are at the forefront of this innovation, applying their advanced training and commitment to life-long learning while using state-of-the-art digital dentistry tools to help patients save time, visits, and expenses," ACP President Carl F. Driscoll, DMD, FACP, added (pictured right).
Informed patients seeking highly skilled dentists can now find a local prosthodontist via GoToAPro.org.
Prosthodontists are dentists who specialize in restoring, replacing, and renewing teeth as well as smiles. Patients go to prosthodontists to improve their oral health outcomes.
The ACP is the only prosthodontics 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 consumer information visit GoToAPro.org, professionals can visit Prosthodontics.org.
About the ACP Annual Session
The Oct. 5-8, 2016 ACP Annual Session in San Diego is the premier professional development and networking event in prosthodontics dentistry, featuring four days of dynamic sessions with elite speakers from around the world discussing the latest strategies, treatment approaches, practical applications, digital workflows, alternative therapies, and more.
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Source:American College of Prosthodontists