AACD Membership: What's In It For You?
We are energized about our profession. We strive for clinical excellence. We continually expand our skill sets. We give back to those less fortunate. We are connected. We are the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and we invite you to join us. In addition to the networking, camaraderie, support, and encouragement from your professional peers, AACD will help and support your goal of clinical excellence through educational resources and benefits that will enhance your career:
New! Patient Education Videos For Member Dentists From Dear Doctor
Thanks to a partnership between the AACD and Dear Doctor, you can now download and stream patient education videos on your practice website or social media.
You can also show the videos to patients chairside with the help of an iPad or tablet.
The videos cover topics including: A Cosmetic Dentistry Overview, Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Implants, and more.
Learn more about Dear Doctor videos.
We offer members-only access to the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, the profession’s premier clinical, peer-reviewed print publication; and other member communications such as Academy Connection and the weekly eUpdate. Other benefits include preferred pricing at the AACD Annual Scientific Session and other regional and international events; and virtual learning and continuing education opportunities, such as AACD eLearning.
Members also can connect through My AACD, the AACD's online member portal. Connect with colleagues, engage in discussions, see the latest news at the Academy, and much more!
For those ready to take the next step professionally and personally, AACD Accreditation is the path to personal and professional achievement. Though the credential is open to non-members, members receive preferred pricing, guides, mentoring, and much more. Click here to learn more about Accreditation.
Through the AACD Charitable Foundation's Give Back a Smile program, AACD member volunteers donate their time and expertise to restore the smiles and lives of domestic violence survivors. Click here for more information.
Savings and Discounts
AACD members have the chance to reap significant savings for their practices: