American Academy of Implant Dentistry Elects New President Dr. Natalie Wong

November 4, 2018

 At its recently concluded 67th Annual Conference, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) recently elected its newest president, Natalie Wong, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, Cert Prostho, FRCD(C), of Toronto, ON, Canada. Dr. Wong is the first female and the first Canadian elected to this position at the AAID.

Dr. Wong graduated from the University of Toronto with her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1996 and received her Certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2007. She is the only dentist who has attained a combination of the U.S. Board Certification in Implant Dentistry (Diplomate of American Board of Implant Dentistry/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID) – 2003), a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (FAAID 2004), U.S. Board Certification in Prosthodontics (Diplomate of American Board of Prosthodontics (ABP) - 2008), and Canadian Board Certification in Prosthodontics (Fellow of Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) – 2008).

Dr. Wong has served as the Co-Director and an Associate-in-Dentistry (clinical instructor) in the Implant Prosthodontic Unit in the Graduate Prosthodontic Department at the University of Toronto. She has also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Oral Implantology in the Department of Periodontology at Temple University.

She is a past president of the ABOI/ID, a past president of the Association of Prosthodontists of Ontario, and Founder and Director of the Toronto Implant Institute Inc. Dr. Wong lectures nationally and internationally on implant dentistry, while maintaining a private implant surgical and prosthodontic practice in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Established in 1951, the AAID is the only dental implant organization that offers credentials recognized by federal and state courts as bona fide. Its membership, which exceeds 6,000, includes general dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists, and prosthodontists from across the United States and in 40 other countries.

For more information about the AAID, visit the AAID website at or call the AAID at 312.335.1550 or 877.335.AAID (2243).     

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