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membership

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.

Resident/Graduate Student

Residents/Graduate 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 Resident/Graduate Student. ACP 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 resident/graduate 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 Alliance. Dental technicians without proof of formal training may apply for Alliance status with two current ACP member-sponsors.

Academic Alliance

Academic Alliance affiliation shall be limited to those individuals who have NOT completed an advanced dental education program in prosthodontics accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the ADA. 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. Alliance affiliates must currently reside outside of the U.S.

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 must also be a current member of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA). Predoctoral Student Alliance 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 affiliates must also be members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA). Advanced Program and Graduate Student Alliance dues are supported by the American College of Prosthodontists.

If you have any questions regarding membership within the ACP, please contact Justinn McDaniel, Membership Services Manager, at (312) 573-8790 or by email.