Pamela G. Doray, DMD achieved her Accredited Member status from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) in February 2013. She is the only cosmetic dentist in Philadelphia and one of only 5 dentists in the state of Pennsylvania to have attained this level of recognition. Accreditation in the AACD is an accomplishment completed by only 350 dental professionals worldwide.
The credentialing process to receive the Accredited Member status was rigorous including a written examination, oral examination, and the submission of clinical cases for peer-reviewed evaluation. Dr. Doray had to submit five specific case types that demonstrated excellence in a range of disciplines that cover important aspects of cosmetic dentistry including indirect restorations, tooth replacement, and direct resin restorations.
Dr. Doray’s latest achievement is just one more way she proves her commitment to providing the very highest level of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Doray has served on the Board of Directors of the AACD since 2012. She is a regular speaker on cosmetic dentistry topics and trains other dentists in the latest cosmetic dentistry techniques and technologies.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does AACD Accreditation mean for me?
By choosing an AACD Accredited cosmetic dentist, you can be sure that you are receiving the very best care available. An AACD Accredited dentist cares about staying on the forefront of cosmetic dentistry, so you will have access to the most up-to-date treatments and procedures.
An AACD Accredited dentist strives for perfection; not just with respect to how the smile looks, but to how it functions as part of the entire occlusal system for long lasting, comfortable results.
Why is Dr. Doray just now being Accredited?
The Accreditation process is recognized internationally as the most advanced credentialing program, involving both a written and oral examination, participation in continuing education courses and events, and the submission of clinical cases for peer-reviewed evaluation.
The process took several years. During that time, Dr. Doray completed case reports and documented results on the required case types to demonstrate her excellence across a wide range of cosmetic dentistry disciplines including esthetic porcelain restorations, implant tooth replacement and direct resin bonding restorations.
What was Dr. Doray before this achievement?
During the Accreditation process, Dr. Doray was a member of the AACD and recognized as an Accreditation candidate. She has been an active member of the AACD and a leader in cosmetic dentistry, staying one step ahead of her peers by keeping informed on trends and advancements in cosmetic dentistry. As an AACD member dentist, she both attended and presented lectures, workshops, and contributed to several dental publications.