American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

About the Academy

At a Glance

  • Dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, excellence, and the highest ethical standards in clinical practice, teaching, and research within the dental discipline of fixed prosthodontics
  • Over 500 members from more than 20 countries, including the most respected dentists, prosthodontists, educators, and scholars dedicated to the field
  • Sponsor of the foremost international meeting devoted to the subject
  • A leading national voice for the discipline of fixed prosthodontics

Mission and Goals

The mission of The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics is to foster excellence in the field of  prosthodontics, implants and esthetic dentistry through mutual study, participation, and cooperation.

The Academy shall:
  1. Provide for education enrichment of those with a recognized commitment and dedication to the field of fixed prosthodontics
  2. Represent the discipline of fixed prosthodontics at all levels of the dental profession
  3. Promote excellence in patient care
  4. Promote excellence in teaching
  5. Encourage and support research in fixed prosthodontics
  6. Promote camaraderie and fellowship among the members of the Academy

-submitted by Dr. Stephen D. Campbell

Activities and Programs

...through the Academy's ongoing interaction with the American Dental Association, American College of Prosthodontists, Editorial Council of The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, and other organizations

  • Research Support and Recognition
    • Stanley D. Tylman Grants and Awards for research pertinent to the clinical practice of fixed prosthodontics
    • Literature review article on a specific topic published annually in The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
  • Leadership Recognition