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Established in 1970, the American College of Prosthodontists is an educational and scientific association created to represent the requirements and interests of prosthodontists within organized dentistry, and to the public, by delivering a means for stimulating awareness and interest in the area of prosthodontics. The ACP's mission is to be the global resource for all kinds of the specialty. The American Dental Association recognizes the ACP as the organization for the specialty of prosthodontics, and the ACP is the only prosthodontic specialty association where membership is based solely on education.
read moreThe College engages the local and international community through its Regions and Sections. Currently the ACP recognizes seven Regions, each with a Regional Director. Five Regions are located across the United States, one Region is for Federal Service members, and one Region is for international members. The ACP has 40 Sections across the United States, Europe and the Middle East. The success of the ACP depends largely on the success of its state Sections. Sections provide a forum within the ACP for the involvement of individuals drawn together by common interests in the dental specialty of prosthodontics.
ACP Education Foundation
read moreThe mission of the ACP Education Foundation is to secure and steward resources with the aim of advancing prosthodontics. As a catalytic agent for prosthodontics, the ACPEF provides funding to support education, research, and other opportunities for growth. Everyone can enjoy the confidence, fullness of life, and overall well-being that comes from a healthy mouth and an attractive smile. Learn more about the ACPEF's special effort in 2020 to celebrate the ACP's 50th anniversary and steward the next 50 years here.
COVID-19 Resources for Prosthodontists
read moreThe ACP is committed to supporting our members in this unprecedented time. We have gathered the below resources from reputable agencies and our fellow dental organizations to aid our members in decision making and planning next steps in response to the current pandemic. Members can also utilize the ACP Communities to ask questions of fellow members, share their stories, and connect with other prosthodontists having to make difficult decisions. You can read a message regarding these resources from ACP President Dr. Mark C. Hutten here.