Oral Examination: Choosing Associate Fellow or Fellow

ORAL/CASE EXAMINATION OPTIONS FOR MEMBERS WHO PASS PART 1 (WRITTEN) OF THE ASSOCIATE FELLOW EXAMINATION

Examination Option Details

Those who have passed the written part of the Associate Fellow examination have the option of taking the oral/case examination for either Associate Fellow or Fellow membership within their four-year eligibility period. 

In deciding which option to select, the candidate should carefully consider:

What’s the difference between AAID Associate Fellow and Fellow?

Criteria

Associate Fellow

Fellow

Licensure

Licensed dentist

Licensed dentist

Educational Requirements

  • 300 hrs (within the past 12 years)
  • 400 hrs (within the past 12 years)
  • Attended one AAID educational course or meeting within 2 years

Membership Requirement

  • AAID member in good standing
  •   AAID member in good standing

Experiential Requirement

none

  • 5 or more years of practice in implant dentistry
  • Full knowledge of both surgical and prosthetic phases of implant treatment

Case Requirements

Three (3) cases

  1. Single Tooth
  2. Edentulous segment of two  (2) or more adjacent teeth
  3. Candidate’s choice of:
    1. Edentulous arch
    2. Immediate placement in maxillary anterior segment (i.e.cuspid to cuspid)
    3. Onlay graft

Fifty (50) cases total

present 10 cases at exam

  1. Three (3) complete arch cases
  2. One (1) unilateral (Kennedy Class II) or bilateral (Kennedy Class I) partially edentulous posterior maxilla
  3. Two (2) cases that show management of bone deficiencies
  4. Four (4) cases, candidate’s choice

Professional/ Leadership Credentials

none

Minimum of 25 points from:

  1. Presentations related to Clinical Implant Dentistry
  2. Publications related to implant dentistry
  3. Professional Organization Activities
  4. Certification by a Board
  5. Postdoctoral Education (residency or degree)
  6. Other: Implant study club, school faculty, hospital privileges

Induction

  • Attend induction at next AAID Annual Business meeting
  • Attend induction at next AAID Annual Business meeting

Examination

Two part exam

  1. Written Exam. 150 multiple choice questions  
  2. Oral/Case Exam (to be completed within 4 years of written part)
    Review 5 standardized cases and present three cases

Oral/Case Exam

  1. Meet Professional and Leadership Credentials
  2. Review 5 standardized cases
  3. Present 10 cases