Plano, Texas Dentist Mark Sowell, DDS Attends Continuing Education Programs for Cosmetic Dentistry

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Plano, Texas dentist, Dr. Mark Sowell recently completed continuing education in cosmetic dentistry through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Spear Institute.

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For over 25 years, Dallas AACD dentist Dr. Mark Sowell has served our community and our country by providing state-of-the-art dental care.

It is important to stay on the leading edge of implant dentistry by practicing the latest techniques and gaining exposure to the newest materials available.

In April, Dr. Sowell attended a two-day hands-on course in implant dentistry at the Spear Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona. The intensive course covered the essentials of treatment planning, placement and restoration of dental implants in both simple and complex implant reconstructions.

“Dental implants are an important component of my dental practice,” said Dr. Sowell. “It is important to stay on the leading edge of implant dentistry by practicing the latest techniques and gaining exposure to the newest materials available.”

Following the dental implant training, Dr. Sowell attended the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) 31st Annual Scientific Session, in San Francisco. Dr. Sowell has been an Accredited Member of the AACD since 2002 and is the only accredited cosmetic dentist in Plano, Texas.

“Many patients are surprised to learn that the American Dental Association does not recognize cosmetic dentistry as a specialty and that there is no formal training requirement to call oneself a cosmetic dentist. Becoming an accredited member of the AACD was important to me to distinguish myself as an experienced and skillful cosmetic dentist,” said Dr. Sowell.

The AACD is the world’s largest international dental organization dedicated to advancing excellence in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry through responsible esthetics.

The conference featured more than 48 hands-on workshops, 85 lectures, and 100 speakers. Roughly 2,000 dental professionals attended the event, which is geared toward dentists, lab technicians, hygienists, and dental team members to help them refine their skills, learn the latest techniques, and share ideas.

“The courses I’ve completed are extremely intense,” said Dr. Sowell. “Beyond the high level of clinical education offered, these are unique opportunities to spend time with colleagues and gain exposure to the latest materials and techniques in cosmetic and implant dentistry.”

About Dr. Mark Sowell
Dr. Mark Sowell is a general dentist in Plano, Texas, who through a constant pursuit of excellence has undergone rigorous post-graduate training, making him one of the most credentialed dentists in the Dallas Fort Worth region. In addition to being an Accredited Member of the AACD, Dr. Sowell is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, a Fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. Dr. Sowell maintains a private practice in Plano, Texas providing patients a complete range of general, cosmetic and restorative dental treatments.

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