American Academy of Implant Dentistry plays major role at 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting

Nov. 24, 2015
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry will present seven programs at the 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting, including several hands-on workshops.
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry will present seven programs at the 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting including several hands-on workshops. Founded in 1951, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry is the first professional organization in the world dedicated to implant dentistry. The Academy's mission is simple: To advance the science and practice of implant dentistry through education, research support, and to serve as the credentialing standard for implant dentistry for the benefit of mankind.ADDITIONAL READING |American Academy of Implant Dentistry names honored fellows AAID's founding members were the pioneers of implant dentistry in the United States as it grew from a theory to become the standard of care for replacing missing teeth. The Academy continues to be at the forefront of the practice by providing the standard in credentialing, education, and support for research in implant dentistry. By offering bona fide, court-recognized credentials in implant dentistry, the Academy provides valuable expertise in the field of oral implantology. AAID stands for excellence in patient care. The Academy provides widely sought after credentialing in implant dentistry through the associate fellow and fellow membership examinations. This expertise benefits the patients that our members serve, and the Academy makes it easy for patients to find those experts through a patient website.ADDITIONAL READING |American Academy of Implant Dentistry elects new officers Known for providing practical education for the practicing implant dentist, the AAID's Annual Implant Dentistry Educational Conference is highly praised. More than one thousand implant dentistry professionals convene to learn from world-class clinicians and presenters, take advantage of networking opportunities, and visit more than 140 companies that provide technology and services to the profession. Mark your calendar for the 65th Annual Conference to be held in New Orleans, October 26–29, 2016. AAID's membership is made up of general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists, and others interested in the field of implant dentistry. The Academy currently has more than 5,000 members in the United States and in more than 60 countries throughout the world. Members who demonstrate the highest standards in implantology find the AAID to be the organization that supports their clinical and research interests, as well as recognition for their achievements. The AAID provides numerous member benefits. With a scientific impact factor that is the envy of the implant dentistry world, the Journal of Oral Implantology is valued by members. AAID's "Member Advantage Program," gives members discounts on products and services they use regularly in their practice . . . and they can save more than the annual cost of membership. The AAID Foundation is the leader in providing research grants to the implant profession. Its endowment fund annually supports dozens of researchers with more than $100,000 in funding. Its latest undertaking is the "Wish a Smile" program that provides free implant treatment for those 17–29 years of age who are congenitally missing teeth. There has never been a more exciting time in the ever-expanding field of implant dentistry. The advances in technology and techniques that have occurred, and those that AAID is currently exploring, are making implant dentistry a more sophisticated and successful profession. For more information about the AAID and its credentialed members, please log on to the website at or call the AAID at (312) 335-1550.