Local Dentist Earns Associate Fellowship in National Academy

CHICAGO, IL. – At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s 2017 Annual Meeting, which was held in San Diego, California, October 11 – 14, ChauLong Nguyen, DDS of Menlo Park, California was recognized as an Associate Fellow  of the Academy.  As one of 750 dentists who hold this distinguished membership, Dr. Nguyen is one of the leading experts in implant care.  Doctor Nguyen maintains a dental practice at 724 Oak Grove Avenue Suite 120, Menlo Park, California.

To qualify for Associate Fellowship, Dr Nguyen completed a minimum of 300 hours of post-doctoral instruction in implant dentistry, performed implant cases and passed the Academy’s Associate Fellow examination. This examination, which is conducted by an expert panel of implant dentists, included a written examination, a series of oral examinations and defense of three implant cases that she had completed.

The examination process measured Dr. Nguyen’s clinical proficiency in surgical and prosthetic dental implant techniques, in-depth knowledge of dental implants, and commitment to excellence in implant dental practice and to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s standards for ethics and patient welfare.

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry is the oldest professional organization in the U.S. dedicated to the advancement of the implant field.  Its more than 5,500 members include general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and prosthodontists.  The Academy’s Associate Fellow and Fellow credentials are a testament to excellence in implant dentistry.