Oral Examination: Choosing Associate Fellow or Fellow

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

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)
    • At least one course must be a participatory format
    • At least 75 hours must be a participatory format
  • OR Graduation from a full time periodontal, oral and maxillofacial surgery, or prosthodontics program
  • 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

No experiential requirement

  • Associate Fellow member or eligible for Part 2 of the Associate Fellow examination
  • Five (5) or more years of practice in implant dentistry
  • Full knowledge of both surgical and prosthetic phases of implant treatment

Case Requirements

all cases must be in function a minimum of one year prior to the examination

No case requirement

Defend five (5) cases at exam:

  1. Edentulous mandible or maxilla with a full arch removable implant overdenture, utilizing two (2) or more implants.
  2. Edentulous posterior maxilla with pneumatized maxillary sinus requiring at least 5 mm of sinus augmentation and two (2) or more implants and its restoration.
  3. Anterior maxilla with one or more root form implants and its restoration.
  4. Any extraction with immediate implant placement or extraction with ridge preservation and delayed implant placement and its restoration.
  5. Edentulous mandible or maxilla with four (4) or more root form implants supporting a fixed complete implant prosthesis.

Examination

Two-part exam:

  1. Written Exam. 150 multiple choice questions
    Upon passing Part 1, candidate is eligible to complete Part 2 within four (4) years
  2. Oral/Case Exam 
    Review five (5) standardized case

One-part exam:

  1. Oral/Case Exam
    Review 5 advanced standardized cases
  2. Submit 5 cases of which you will defend

Induction

Attend induction at next AAID Business meeting

Attend induction at next AAID Annual Business meeting

Maintenance

Annual dues renewal

Annual dues renewal