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Why should I join the ESACD?

Benefits of joining the ESACD include:

  • Affiliate of the AACD
  • Online membership directory for patients to find an ESACD cosmetic dentist in their area
  • Online membership directory for referrals by other ESACD dentists seeking a cosmetic dentist in your area
  • Prestige of membership
  • Networking opportunities

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Do I need to be a member of any other organization to be a member of the ESACD?

You don’t need any specific memberships to join the ESACD. In fact, you don’t have to belong to the AACD to join the ESACD.

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Do annual dues include the cover continuing education courses?

Members who register for the Cranham seminar (link to continuing ed page) will receive a complimentary one-year ESACD membership.

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What is the ESACD philosophy?

The ESACD recognizes that our members support various dental philosophies, and we welcome all viewpoints. We fully support the ideals of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

Do I need to reside in the Empire State area to join ?

No, many out-of-area dentists join the ESACD to attend our continuing education seminars.

Can I bring my team to the seminars?

We encourage team attendance. The ESACD believes that a well-educated team promotes practice success. For more information about continuing education, click here (link to continuing ed page)

Can I invite my specialists to the seminars?

The information presented at our conferences is valuable to many specialties, so feel free to bring them with you.

Can my lab technician attend seminars?

Yes, not only are the conferences educational to lab technicians, but the ESACD has developed a lab membership and provides a laboratory directory on this Website. Studying together allows us to grow together!

If I don’t renew my membership, do I have to reapply when it expires?

You will have to reapply, pay the reapplication fee and follow the other steps to membership if you let yours lapse, so it is best to keep you membership active.

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