Dr. Long Huynh Achieves Accredited Member Status in the AACD
Dr. Long Huynh achieved Accredited Member status in the AACD – the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. The AACD Accreditation process serves to set the standard for excellence in cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Long Huynh is one of 421 current accredited members worldwide.
MADISON, Wis. (2/5/14)-It’s difficult, and it’s life-changing, but Long Huynh, DMD, can tell you that completing the Accreditation process in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is worth all of the hard work.
Dr. Huynh has earned Accredited status in the AACD-an accomplishment completed by only 405 dental professionals in the history of the association, showcasing his commitment to excellence in the dental profession.
He reached this achievement after completing a rigorous credentialing process including a written examination, the submission of clinical cases for examination and an oral examination.
Dr. Huynh graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina. Before studying dentistry, he received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Georgia State University, Atlanta. After one year of advanced training in General Dentistry from University of Florida, School of Dentistry, Dr. Long Huynh has undergone extensive postgraduate training from many renowned cosmetic, implant, and general dentistry programs throughout the country. His current memberships include the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the West Coast Dental Association, the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
His outside interests include his family, charity work, fishing, gardening, and watching soccer. He and his wife, Dr Mai Huynh-Le, have two sons Dawson and Daniel, and a daughter, Katie. He is bilingual in English and Vietnamese.
The AACD Accreditation process serves to set the standard for excellence in cosmetic dentistry. The process encourages further education, interaction with like-minded colleagues, and the opportunity for professional growth. Accreditation requires dedication to continuing education and responsible patient care.
“We congratulate Dr. Huynh for achieving AACD Accreditation,” said Mr. Nelson Rego, CDT, chairperson for AACD Accreditation. “While the Accreditation process is rigorous, it’s the ultimate display of one’s skills and commitment to the field of cosmetic dentistry.”
Dr. Huynh will join 16 other newly-Accredited dental professionals on stage to receive their recognition and award at AACD 2014 in Orlando April 30 – May 3.
About the AACD
The AACD is the world’s largest non-profit member organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care that combines art and science to optimally improve dental health, esthetics, and function. Comprised of more than 6,600 cosmetic dental professionals in 80 countries worldwide, the AACD fulfills its mission by offering superior educational opportunities, promoting and supporting a respected Accreditation credential, serving as a user-friendly and inviting forum for the creative exchange of knowledge and ideas, and providing accurate and useful information to the public and the profession.
AACD Accreditation – Why Is It So Important?
The AACD, or American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, is among other things, an accreditation agency for Doctors of Dentistry. If you need any sort of cosmetic dentistry – restoration, repair, or simply aesthetic improvements, you owe it to yourself to find the very best dental care available. That’s where the AACD comes in.
An AACD Accreditation Candidate is a member who has passed the Accreditation Written Examination, as well as delivered and extensively documented, delivered and passed one of the five required cosmetic treatment solutions for a patient to the standard of excellence as established by the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry. This is the last step to becoming an AACD Accredited Member, which ultimately leads to receiveing an AACD Accredited Fellowship.
An AACD Accredited dentist is a member who has passed all of the Accreditation requirements established by the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Long was awarded AACD Accreditation Candidacy in 2012, and as of 2013, Dr. Long is the only dentist in the Naples area to hold the AACD Accreditation.
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