The ACP Dental Technician Alliance promotes the exchange of industry news and standards as related to the advancement of the specialty, offers communications and continuing education opportunities for both prosthodontists and certified dental technicians, and reinforces the commitment that both groups share in providing optimal patient care.
The College is committed to providing valuable resources related to dental laboratories and dental laboratory technicians.
The ACP Dental Technician Alliance offers a variety of valuable benefits designed to recognize the significant role the dental laboratory technician plays in the day-to-day operations of the prosthodontic practice. In addition to providing an opportunity to develop productive relationships and increase communications with other professionals, ACP offers an array of services:
Unified Voice - The ACP regularly communicates and interacts with the American Dental Association Council on Dental Education and Licensure and the Commission on Dental Accreditation, as well as other dental specialty organizations, to discuss and remain up-to-date on key issues affecting the dental treatment partnership. In addition to passing this valuable information to our Alliance Technicians, the ACP actively promotes concerns of the dental care team. Being part of this network provides an opportunity to gain the support necessary to advance the work of certified dental technicians in your area.
Continuing Education - The ACP is a NBC recognized provider of continuing dental education. Expand your professional knowledge and expertise at the Annual Session or one of the ACP’s Center for Prosthodontic Education courses, which provide a balanced mix of clinical lectures, educational sessions and a variety of leisure activities. Alliance Technicians receive discounted registration rates to all ACP continuing education programs.
ACP Alliance Certificate and Alliance Logo - As an ACP Alliance Technician you will receive a Certificate of Dental Technician Alliance Membership to distinguish you and your continued dedication to excellence. Also, opportunities are available to use the ACP Dental Technician Alliance logo on letterhead, business cards and in your local marketing programs with the approval of the ACP.
Discounts on ACP Products Including Logo Pin - As a member of the College, you qualify for significant discounts and exclusive sales on ACP-developed products including marketing materials, books and ACP merchandise featuring an ACP Technician Alliance Logo Lapel Pin. Perfect for yourself or as a gift to a fellow Alliance member.
Membership Referral Directory and ACP Communications - With your annual dues, you will receive a subscription to the College's Journal of Prosthodontics and the quarterly magazine the ACP Messenger, as well as timely e-blast regional newsletters that all contain relevant articles and news about the prosthodontic profession and the College. You will also have access to the ACP Members Only area of the website containing valuable resources for you as an Alliance Technician and as a member of the College.