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Publications & Resources

Advertise in the jCD and Reach Cosmetic Dentistry's Most Passionate Practitioners

Click to view the 2015 AACD Media Kit digital edition or click here for the PDF.

the number of people each jCD reaches.
(includes the print, digital edition, and pass along)

The print jCD reaches more than 6,600 AACD dental professionals in more than 70 countries worldwide. In addition to the print edition, the digital jCD reaches more than 25,000 people world-wide via phones and tablets.

Interested in advertising in the jCD?
Click here to email Jeff Roach

Rates per insertion for 2014 - 2015

Cover Rates 1x 4x
Inside Front Cover $3,665 $3,560
Inside Back Cover $3,510 $3,375
Back Cover $3,890 $3,785


of AACD members believe that the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry is their most valued benefit (important or extremely important) to their membership.

Four Color 1x 4x
Full Page $2,960 $2,780
1/2 Page $2,340 $2,165
1/3 Page $1,985 $1,815
1/4 Page $1,495 $1,350
Marketplace Ads $375 $300

Rates for Digital Media Enhancements

Options Rates (USD)
Presentation Page $1,250
Video $750
Audio $500
Slide Show $500

AACD’s Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry is published as both print and an interactive digital edition.


Peer-reviewed journal supplements provide you with a credible, objective means to publish themed articles on topics related to your company’s business.

Supplements mail with the regular issues of the jCD to the entire readership and are also viewable online. You may include a Continuing Education component to enhance value.

All supplement topics need to be pre-approved by the editor, and all articles must undergo peer review.

Contact Tracy Skenandore, Managing Editor, for more information or call 800.543.9220
  • Covers are non-cancelable
  • All prices are net
  • Add 10% to guaranteed ad positions
  • All advertisements must run within a one (1) year period
  • 10% discount for AACD Corporate Members
  • No agency discounts accepted
  • Ride-alongs, BRCs, CD-ROMs, supplements, and bellybands available upon request
  • Value-added services available for multiple insertions
Preferred Formats for Ad Submissions
  • PRESS QUALITY PDF showing crop marks and bleed
  • Adobe Photoshop ® CS6
  • Adobe Illustrator ® CS6
  • InDesign ® CS6
  • QuarkXpress ™ (Native Quark files will NOT be accepted, as Adobe InDesign is used for layout of our publications. All Quark files must be sent only as PRESS QUALITY PDF showing crop marks and bleed.)

Mechanical Requirements

Size Width Height
2-page spread    
Bleed 17.25” 11.375”
Trim 16.75" 10.875"
Live Area 15.5" 10"
Full page    
Bleed 8.875" 11.375"
Trim 8.375" 10.875"
Live Area 7.5" 10"
Page without Bleed 7.5" 10"
1/2 page vertical 3.5" 9"
1/2 page horizontal 7" 4.5"
1/3 page vertical 2" 9"
1/4 page horizontal 7" 2"
1/4 page vertical 2" 7"
Marketplace Ads 3.94" 2.57"



Issue Ad Material
Winter 2013 November 4, 2014
Spring 2014 March 3, 2015
Summer 2014 May 30, 2015
Fall 2014 September 1, 2015
Winter 2014 November 3, 2015

Circulation Statement

Average Press Run for the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry: 6,600

Editorial Content

  • Clinical Science and Art
    • Dental practitioners share their clinical expertise and findings in the rapidly evolving field of cosmetic dentistry.
  • Accreditation Essentials
    • Clinical cases are intricately explored to enhance, focus, and develop core skills required to pass the AACD Accreditation process.
  • Annual AACD Scientific Session
    • A glimpse of what innovative topics will be presented to attendees at the next annual AACD scientific session and a closer look into the minds of some of dentistry’s premier educators.
Click here to submit a manuscript.

AACD Advertising Policy
Advertisers and their agencies assume any liability for the content of their advertisements in all AACD publications and the AACD Web site, including any claims arising there from. The AACD reserves the right to reject any advertisement considered unsuitable according to AACD policy. The current editor of the jCD cannot be utilized in any advertisement for product endorsement. Officers of the Academy, members of the Board of Directors, and members of the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry may endorse products, but may not include their Academy position in the endorsement. All elected or appointed officials of the Academy who utilize their titles in their speaking, writing or advertisements must include a disclaimer that states: “The AACD does not endorse any products or commercial techniques. The opinions I express here are my own and should in no way be interpreted to imply that they necessarily represent those of the AACD.” In addition, the AACD does not rent the use of our mailing list or publish ads for competing dental meetings in the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy Connection, or on the AACD Web site. An example of a “competing meeting” is one taking place within 30 days of the start or finish of the annual AACD scientific session.
Payment Terms and Cancellation Policy
Invoices must be paid within 30 days of the date of billing. If an invoice is past 30 days, payment needs to accompany the new artwork for the next ad. If a second advertisement is scheduled with the original invoice outstanding, the advertising will only be allowed to run if payment for the new advertisement and for the outstanding invoice accompanies the artwork for the new ad. Cover advertisements cannot be canceled. No cancellations will be accepted after the artwork deadline has passed. Cancellations submitted less than two weeks prior to the artwork deadline will be charged a $250 (USD)administrative fee. Any advertiser canceling a contract after it has begun will be charged a short rate in addition to the $250 (USD) administrative fee. The short rate is dependent upon the total number of advertisements that have run. All invoices that become past due will be assessed a 5% late fee for each month the invoice remains overdue. All accounts must remain current in order to exhibit at the annual AACD scientific session.

Send Insertion Electronic Files to:
jCD Advertising
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
402 West Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 800.543.9220 or 608.222.8583
Fax: 608.222.9540

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