President: Dr. J Robert Kelly
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry is:
The oldest professional organization in the world dedicated to implant dentistry. Its membership includes general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists and others interested in the field of implant dentistry. As a membership organization, we currently represent more than 3,000 dentists worldwide. The Academy’s mission is to advance the science and practice of implant dentistry through education, research and support and to serve as the credentialiing standard for implant dentistry for the benefit of mankind.
7800 West North Avenue
Elmwook Park, IL 60707
President: Dr. Joseph Orrico
Executive Director: Sharon Bennett
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The American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics is:
An association of prosthodontists who are engaged in the art and science of maxillofacial prosthetics. The Academy’s mission is to accumulate and disseminate knowledge and experience, as well as to promote and maintain research programs involving methods, techniques and devices used in maxillofacial prosthetics. It is devoted to the study and practice of methods used to habilitate esthetics and function of patients with acquired, congenital and developmental defects of the head and neck. The organization also focuses on methods used to maintain the oral health of patients exposed to cancer-cidal doses of radiation or cytotoxic drugs.
Deputy Chief, Dental Corps Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
2300 East Street NW
Washington, DC 20372-5300
President: Captain Robert M. Taft, DC, USN
The American Equilibration Society is:
The largest organization in the world that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of dental occlusion (bite problems) and disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and associated muscles. The Society is international in scope, utilizing a multi-specialty approach encompassing general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, prosthodontists, orthodontists and allied health care professionals. Membership is composed of academicians and clinicians. The organization is dedicated to promoting better knowledge, understanding, and awareness by members of the healing arts and general public of the nature and treatment of occlusal and temporomandibular joint disease.
800 Shroyer Road
Dayton, OH 45419
President: Dr. John T. Green
Executive Director: Kenneth Cleveland
The American Prosthodontic Society is:
An organization established in 1928 to promote the advancement of the discipline of prosthodontics by integrating the generalist, specialist and dental laboratory technician in a manner that will continuously seek improvement of patient treatment accomplished through education and research. The Society is a singular organization with unrestricted membership where all that is required is an interest in prosthodontics. The Society encourages its members to enjoy the specialty, expand their intellect and stay on the cutting edge of the latest technology.
University of Basel Dental School,
Hebelstr 3 Basel 4056 Switzerland
President: Dr. Carlo Marinello
The Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics is:
An organization whose mission is to benefit dental patients by advancing the art, science and practice of prosthodontics, encouraging the highest ethical standards and professional involvement, while promoting a better relationship among the other disciplines of dentistry and related professions. The Academy is committed to a leadership role in dentistry by providing a forum for prosthodontics in scientific sessions, supporting research, guiding young prosthodontists in a dedication to excellence, promoting professional fellowship and encouraging community service. The Academy features a committed membership of clinicians, educators and researchers.
23 Bond Street
Great Neck, NY 11021
President: Dr. Frank Tuminelli
Administrative Coordinator: Carol Bensky
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The International Academy of Gnathology is:
An international organization of dental professionals practicing and teaching the disciplines of gnathology, assuring that it remains “Dentistry’s Handclasp Around the World.” The organization focuses on gnathological treatment objectives, including a centric relation occlusion; proper coupling of the anterior teeth; a comfortable, frictionless anterior disclusive angle and long-term stability of the treated result. The Academy’s ethos resides in the idea of an open market for the exchange of knowledge through the use of various international study clubs. The American Section is the parent organization of the International Academy of Gnathology. The other sections are The European Section, The Asian Section, The Latin Section and The Australian Section.
2015 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71104
President: Dr. W. Thomas Colquitt
The National Association of Dental Laboratories is:
The unified voice of the dental laboratory industry supporting dentistry and serving the public interest by promoting high standards. It accomplishes this by providing programs, services and networking opportunities to meet the evolving technical, educational, professional and business needs of dental laboratories. The association promotes the economic and social interests of commercial dental laboratory operators and technicians, encouraging high standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in their relations among each other and with the dental profession and all allied branches of dentistry by disseminating technical knowledge and information among the members of the industry.
Treasure Dental Studio
CDL 3877 S 400 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
President: Mr. Jeff Stronk
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The National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology is:
The independent board founded by the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) to certify dental laboratories and technicians. The National Board for Certification administers the certification program which is the professional standard in dental laboratory technology. This program is the means for the dental profession, the dental laboratory industry and others interested in identifying dental technicians and dental laboratories that have demonstrated technical qualifications and personal commitment to maintaining the highest standards in dental technology.
Davis Dental Laboratory
CDL 5830 Crossroads Commerce Parkway
Wyoming, MI 49509
Chairman: Ms. Laura Sheppard
Co-Executive Director: Bennett E. Napier, CAE
The Northeastern Gnathological Society is:
An organization established as a forum for the intellectual pursuit of the science and clinical application of the principles guiding the gnathostomatic system. The Society's steadfast commitment to education remains our most fundamental value. The Society provides speakers and programs on a wide range of restorative and prosthetic topics to study groups, undergraduate institutions, residency and post graduate programs and local dental societies. It is founded upon providing a more universal understanding and application of the principles of gnathology, periodontics and evidenced-based restorative dentistry in both private practice and the teaching institutions throughout the Northeast.
205 East 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
President: Dr. Farhad Vahidi
Administrative Coordinator: Carol Bensky
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The Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics is:
An organization whose mission is to promote the science, art and practice of Prosthodontics through the identification, evaluation and dissemination of information beneficial to the enhancement of research, education and clinical practice. The Society provides an academic and social environment that develops personal relationships and improves prosthodontic patient care. The society is comprised of a unique group of dedicated health professionals with a passion for dentistry and a drive to achieve excellence. The members are leaders in the field of Prosthodontics and must complete an exhaustive list of requirements to qualify for membership.
Northwest Center for Prosthodontics
3425 Ensign Road NE Suite 210
Olympia, WA 98506
President: Dr. Donald Reikie
The Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics is:
An organization that actively promotes the advancement of all Prosthodontic Education, including the training of dentists, auxiliary personnel, dental laboratory personnel. It aims to advance patient education and Prosthodontic research efforts and encourages advanced study among all members of the Academy. The Academy works to develop a respected voice in evaluating and advising in matters pertaining to dental legislation affecting Prosthodontics in particular, on the local, state and national levels. It has created an organizational environment to motivate all Academy Members to practice the highest ideals of dentistry.
1771 Independence Court Suite 1000
Birmingham, AL 35216
President: Dr. H. Wayne Smith