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Why choose an AAID credentialed implant dentist?

Creating healthy smiles using the best restoration method for missing or damaged natural teeth requires the care of a dental implant expert who is specially trained and skilled in implant dentistry.

It is important to choose someone who can assess your situation and custom design a personalized treatment plan just for you.

The AAID credential is your assurance that a dental implant dentist has education, training, experience and competence in implant dentistry. AAID credentialed dentists include general dentists, periodontists, prosthodontists and oral surgeons who perform surgical and/or restorative procedures.

Following is a summary of qualifications required to earn the AAID Fellow and AAID Associate Fellow credentials:
 

AAID Fellow

AAID Associate Fellow

Licensed dentist AND Associate Fellow of AAID or Diplomate of ABOI/ID

Licensed dentist

Completed at least 400 hours of postdoctoral or continuing education related to implant dentistry

Completed at least 300 hours of postdoctoral or continuing education related to implant dentistry

5 or more years of experience in the practice of implant dentistry

1 or more years of experience in the practice of implant dentistry

Experienced in all phases of implant dentistry, including both the surgical placement of dental implants and the replacement of teeth

Experienced in surgical placement of dental implants and/or the replacement of teeth

Passed in-depth oral/case examination demonstrating competency  in implant dentistry

Passed in-depth written and oral/case examinations demonstrating competency in implant dentistry

Demonstrated competency in all phases of implant dentistry cases, through 5 standardized cases and in-depth discussion of 10 of one's own patient cases, including placing dental implants in challenging situations and in patients with jawbone deficiencies, among others

Demonstrated competency in implant dentistry through 5 standardized cases and the presentation and in-depth discussion of one’s own patient cases, including the successful use of dental implants to restore a single tooth, multiple teeth and a full set of teeth (arch)

Attended at least one of every three consecutive AAID annual scientific meetings.

Attended at least one of every three consecutive AAID annual scientific meetings.

Demonstrated professional and leadership credentials, such as implant dentistry presentations and publications for peers; holding offices in an implant dentistry organization or local or state dental society; board certification; or successful completion of a full-time advanced education program in implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, periodontology or prosthodontics

 

Some AAID members also have achieved certification and validation of in-depth knowledge, experience, ability and proficiency by becoming Diplomates of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID), which was chartered by the AAID in 1969.

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