AACD International Poster Competition
Without the dedication and passion of the dental community, the advancements of cosmetic dentistry would not be where they are today. The AACD International Poster Session creates an outlet for students, clinicians, researchers, and international dental faculty to share their scientific findings and to promote greater interaction within the dental community.
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Call for Papers
Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students, researchers and international dental junior faculty are encouraged and invited to share their clinical cases and research with AACD members at the annual scientific session in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 18 - 21, 2017 in the following areas:
Selected papers will be given the chance to display and/or present.
In order to enter the AACD Poster Session, you must submit the following materials:
Clinical Case Submissions
Abstract: Please submit an abstract of no more than 100 words describing your Case Presentation Type and outcomes you have tried to attain. There should be some description to types of materials used and disciplines involved in the final result.
Note: Your abstract must include a title, name of AACD University Educators Forum School, your name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address.
Supporting Material: All individuals submitting a clinical case presentation must present photographic documentation submitted to email@example.com with one or more of the below Case Presentation Types:
Please submit the following (8) eight required photo views:
Material Science Submissions
Abstract: Please submit an abstract of no more than 100 words describing your Hypothesis and Methods and Materials Used. You should also include the names and manufacturers of and materials used in the study. Only In Vitro (Bench Top) Cases will be accepted. Details and description as to how the study was run, discussion as to previous work in the area including citations will be required. The final results attained and their clinical relevance in Aesthetic Dentistry will be of importance in the final evaluation of the project.
Note: Your abstract must include a title, name of AACD University Educators Forum School, your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.
Individuals submitting a materials science poster may choose to present data/charts to support their abstract, but it is not required. Any work shown, not the author(s) of this poster, must have references as to origin.
Submission Deadline & Instructions:
Your abstract, any supporting materials, and a copy of the Case Submission Form, must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midnight, Monday, March 13, 2017.
A signed copy of the Case Submission Form MUST accompany all abstracts. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
Deadlines will be strictly enforced – no exceptions.
Notification of Acceptance:
Poster abstracts submission acceptance will be sent via e-mail along with registration instructions.
Posters will be judged by a panel of AACD members unaffiliated with the Credentialing arm of the Academy, on-site at the annual scientific session in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 21, 2017. In consideration that participants are beginning to explore education in cosmetic dentistry, the AACD Credentialing standards will not be applied to the judgment of this poster session. Recognition in the poster session does not imply compliance with the AACD's Credentialing Standards nor does it imply achievement of Accreditation or Accreditation-level dentistry. Winners will be determined and All Poster Award Winners should be prepared to give a 15 minute verbal PowerPoint presentation on their poster to potentially present the following day at AACD 2017 in Las Vegas.
Specifications for Poster Session Presentations
Tips for Poster Session Displays
AWARDS JUDGED BY AACD:
Honorable Esthetic Achievement Poster Students Award (HEAPS)
Although any AACD Educators’ Forum member school may have multiple entrants to the Undergraduate and Graduate Poster competition, the HEAPS Award will be judged by the University Educator Forum School and their faculty in whatever competition they design. When they decide on that individual, that poster will become an automatic entrant into the AACD Poster Competition as long as the below criteria are met.
In order to be considered for this HEAPS AWARD, the following conditions must be met:
Although there is a deadline, please be aware that only the first 20 schools that identify and submit their student’s poster will be considered for this award. (No more than one student from each AACD University Educators’ Forum School is eligible)
This award is only available for:
UNDERGRADUATE CLINICAL CASE SUBMISSION CATEGORY
The student judged by the individual University Educators’ Forum School will upon completion of the above four stated conditions receive a Certificate from AACD and a monetary award of $500 USD.