The ACP offers the following membership categories:
Member/Fellow — Educationally qualified prosthodontists will be considered for the category of Member. Board-certified prosthodontists (diplomates of the American Board of Prosthodontics) will be considered for the category of Fellow.
Student — Students enrolled in an advanced prosthodontic training program, accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association will be considered for the category of Student. College members who return to school as full-time students in an accredited institution and who elect to apply for this category of membership will also be considered. An individual may retain student member status until termination of his or her formal training in prosthodontics or for a length of time not to exceed six years.
Dental Technician Alliance — Certified dental technicians with proof of formal training in dental technology and one current ACP member-sponsor will be considered for the category of Dental Technician. Dental technicians without proof of formal training may apply for alliance status with two current ACP member-sponsors.
Academic Alliance — Individuals holding an academic teaching appointment within an ADA accredited prosthodontic program or an undergraduate teaching position in the discipline of prosthodontics who are educationally qualified, will be considered for the Academic Alliance. These individuals must spend a minimum of 50 percent of the time teaching as defined by the institution.
Global Alliance — Individuals who have completed an advanced dental education program in prosthodontics that is not ADA accredited will be considered for this category.
Predoctoral Alliance — Predoctoral students who are enrolled in an ADA accredited dental program who are interested in the field of prosthodontics will be considered for the category of Predoctoral Alliance. Predoctoral students also must be a current member of the American Student Dental Association. Predoctoral Student Alliance Membership dues are supported by the American College of Prosthodontists.
Advanced Program and Graduate Student Alliance — Individuals who currently hold a DDS or DMD and are enrolled in an ADA approved training program and interested in the field of prosthodontics will be considered for this category. Advanced Program and Graduate Student Alliance Members must also be members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA). Advanced Program and Graduate Student Alliance Membership dues are supported by the American College of Prosthodontists.
To learn about benefits of membership, read 21 Reasons to Join the ACP!
If you have any questions regarding membership within the ACP, please contact Carla Baker, Associate Executive Director, Membership Services and Outreach, at 1-800-378-1260 or by email.