CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Stephen D. Campbell, DDS, MMS, FCAP, has been installed as a board member for the American College of Prosthodontists Council for the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Campbell was sworn in during the 46th Annual Session of the ACP held in San Diego from Oct. 5-8, 2016.
Dr. Campbell is a past president of the College of Prosthodontists, and received a Presidential Citation from the ACP in 2015. He is currently the Professor and Head of Restorative Dentistry, as well as Director and Developer of the Digital Center for Excellence at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Campbell has been a long-standing member of the ACP, and during his time has remained a dedicated member. He has been in a variety of Site Visitor roles for the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). As a member of CODA's Predoctoral Review Committee, he helped craft a total rewrite of the pre-doctoral accreditation standards from 2008-2012. He currently serves as one of the 30 Commissioners for CODA, and as Chair of the Prosthodontic Review Committee. Previously, he was Chair of American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation (ACPEF), and he still currently serves on the ACPEF Board of Directors.
Most recently, he has served on the ACP Digital Dentistry Curriculum Task Force, the ACPEF Finance Committee and Development Committee. Dr. Campbell can be seen in this ACP video about digital dentistry.
"Our specialty places each of us in a unique and blessed position within our local and national communities. It is so incredibly inspiring to be part of changing lives each and every day, we simply have to be fully engaged in our specialty," said Dr. Campbell.
In addition to his roles in the ACP, Dr. Campbell has also served on numerous committees for the American Dental Association, is a past-president of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, the Academy of Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.
Prosthodontists are specialized dentists with advanced training in oral health issues, who are committed to improving patient outcomes. From implants, crowns, veneers and tooth whitening, to full-mouth reconstruction, prosthodontists specialize in digital dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and sleep apnea solutions.
The ACP is the only prosthodontic specialty organization whose membership is based solely on education credentials. ACP members must be in or have completed an ADA-accredited advanced education program in prosthodontics.