CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American School of Prosthodontists (ACP) has put in Kenneth S. Kurtz, DDS, FACP, as its Maxillofacial Prosthodontist consultant on the ACP Council for the American Board of Prosthodontics (ABP). Dr. Kurtz was sworn in through the forty fifth Annual Session of the ACP held in Orlando from Oct. 21-24, 2015.
Dr. Kurtz, based mostly at Academic Prosthodontics of Long Island in New Hyde Park, N.Y., is a board- licensed Prosthodontist specializing in implant, esthetic and reconstructive dentistry. His observe, Educational Prosthodontics is positioned at 700 Hillside Avenue, Suite 3, in New Hyde Park, N.Y. It’s a group specialty observe, which incorporates the founder, Dr. Joel T. Gluck and two of Dr. Kurtz’s former college students at NYU School of Dentistry (NYUCD), Dr. Terry Lin, DDS, MS, FACP, and Dr. Dana Marzocco, DMD. Each Drs. Kurtz and Lin are board-certified in prosthodontics, and have extra fellowship coaching within the maxillofacial prosthetics sub-specialty.
Dr. Kurtz is a Medical Professor and Director of the Division of Maxillofacial Prosthetics on the Stony Brook College College of Dental Medication, Director of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Part, Graduate Prosthodontics-New York Hospital-Queens, and Director of Prosthodontic Analysis on the Graduate Prosthodontic program at Montefiore Medical Middle/AECOM. Dr. Kurtz additionally serves as an attending Maxillofacial Prosthodontist at Lengthy Island Jewish Medical Middle, and is appointed as a Medical Professor within the Division of Dental Medication on the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ College of Medication.
“Being elected to serve on the ACP Council for the ABP is an honor and a accountability to serve the ACP Membership close to the way forward for the specialty,” stated Dr. Kurtz.
Prosthodontists are specialised dentists with superior coaching in oral well being points, who’re dedicated to enhancing affected person outcomes. From implants, crowns, veneers and tooth whitening, to full-mouth reconstruction, Prosthodontists specialise in digital dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and sleep apnea options.
The ACP is the one prosthodontic specialty group whose membership is predicated solely on training credentials. ACP members have to be in or have accomplished an ADA-accredited superior training program in Prosthodontics.
In regards to the ACP
The American School of Prosthodontists (ACP) is the official sponsoring group for the specialty of Prosthodontics, which is one in all solely 9 acknowledged specialties of the American Dental Affiliation. Based in 1970, ACP is a not-for-profit group devoted to enhancing affected person care, advancing the artwork and science of Prosthodontics, selling the specialty of Prosthodontics to the general public and different dentists and healthcare professionals, making certain the standard of prosthodontic training and offering skilled companies to its membership. For extra info go to GoToAPro.org.
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