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Cosmetic Dentist James A. Murphy, DDS

Academy of General Dentistry - Fellowship
Academy of General Dentistry - Mastership
American Academy of Implant Dentistry – Associate Fellow
Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics – Induction
The L.D. Pankey Institute – Continuum Completion


The L.D. Pankey Institute


The Pankey Institute is the world’s oldest and most prestigious post graduate learning center for dentists. The continuing education program provides advanced knowledge and training to solve oral health complex cases and focus is on the overall oral health of the patient; some of which includes growth development, orthodontics, and comprehensive restorative dentistry, that result in a naturally aesthetic and predictable outcome. The curriculum approach is based on the standard of optimal care which is the catalyst of forming a partnership between the dental team and the patient, with a goal of "a lifetime of health, comfort, and beauty with the least possible treatment necessary."
http://www.pankey.org


SEAP - Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics


Prosthodontics is an area of dentistry devoted to implant, esthetic and reconstructive dentistry. (Prosthodontics is the area of dentistry devoted to implant, esthetic and reconstructive dentistry). The SEAP is represented by a group of highly skilled and dedicated dentists, committed to advancing their education in order to provide the highest quality of care to their patients The SEAP is an organization of dentists dedicated to the highest ideals in prosthodontics. Membership to the SEAP is limited, and members are inducted by invitation only. Dr. Murphy is the only dentist in the area that has received this honor.
www.seaop.com


The American Academy of Implant Dentistry


The AAID is the leading professional society dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of implant dentistry through research and education. It is the first organization dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of implant dentistry by supporting research and education to advance comprehensive implant knowledge. In addition, the AAID offers a proven credentialing program. The Associate Fellow and Fellow credentials are a testament to excellence in implant dentistry. The examinations for these credentials are available to dentists who meet the educational and experiential requirements.
The AAID's Associate Fellow and Fellow credentials, which have been recognized as bona fide by several federal courts, can help you identify dentists who demonstrate high standards and specific expertise in oral implantology.
Dr. Murphy is the only dentist in the area who has achieved the associate fellowship requirements.
www.aaid-implant.org


The Academy of General Dentistry



Academy of General Dentistry - Fellowship
Academy of General Dentistry – Mastership

A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of services related to patients oral health needs. The academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. AGD members stay up-to-date in their profession through a lifelong commitment to continuing education. Obtaining a Fellowship is achieved by candidates completing 500 hours of approved continuing education and passing the rigorous Fellowship exam.
The award of Mastership is one of the few post-graduate designations available to general dentists. In addition to the Fellowship requirements, it requires dental practitioners to complete over 1,100 hours of continuing education in specific disciplines including a minimum of 400 hours of participation courses.
There are only 2,216 active Masters throughout the United States and Canada, and Dr. Murphy is the only Master in our area.
http://www.agd.org


The American Academy of Facial Esthetics
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