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AACD Members Get Active to Support Give Back a Smile
More than 250 participated in the second annual Virtual Race for Smiles, which benefits Give Back a Smile. Participants engaged in physical activities like yoga, running, biking, and even triathlons to get the word out about domestic violence.
Tracy's Story: New Smile, New Life
Watch this powerful video and see how the lab work of AACD Member Dane Barlow, CDT, changed the life of a patient, Tracy, who thought he might never smile again.
AACD Presents Celebration of Excellence Awards in Orlando
The Academy presented a number of awards to members during the Celebration of Excellence Gala in Orlando May 3. See who won awards this year!
Accreditation: If Not Now, When?
Dr. Marilyn Calvo, AAACD, provides some advice for those who need a little motivation to start the Accreditation Process.
Dr. David Finley: My Journey Toward Excellence
Dr. David Finley recently achieved Fellowship in the AACD. Read about the challenges he faced, and the advice he gives to anyone considering becoming a Fellow. 
Calamia Inducted as ICD Fellow
Dr. John Calamia, who serves in AACD Leadership, recently achieved Fellowship in the International College of Dentists. Read more.
AACD Members Elected to AAID Leadership Positions
Several AACD Members were elected to leadership at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. John Minichetti, an AACD Member, has been elected president. 
AACD Member Creates 'Believe in Smiles'
Sedation dentist, Dr. Theodore Chamberlain, DMD, has created ‘Believe in Smiles’, the first not-for-profit organization to link network of dentists to faith-based organizations and help much-deserving members of the community achieve complete dental health and wellness. Read more.
Accreditation: A Journeyman's Journey
Read about AACD Accredited Member Ossie Vereen's journey toward achieving AACD Accreditation, despite some personal challenges. Mr. Vereen offers some advice for Accreditation candidates looking to complete their own journey. Read more.