The Philippine Academy of Esthetic Dentistry is an institution that dedicates itself to the education and promotion of the principles and practice of Esthetic Dentistry in the Philippines.
The organization was first organized in 1996 and has since then established itself not only as the academy of choice in Esthetic Dentistry but the premier organization of Esthetic Dentistry in the country. It is recognized by the Philippine Dental Association as the only esthetic dentistry affiliate and is an institutional member of the Asian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Landmark programs of the Philippine Academy of Esthetic Dentistry:
PAED Esthetic 101
PAED Esthetic 101 is an Esthetic Continuum program designed to improve the practice in Restorative Dentistry. It is an enhancement program which aims to provide quality and relevant training and introduces the basic principles and clinical techniques in esthetic dentistry.
Participants will acquire pertinent clinical and laboratory competencies from the pool of PAED lecturers, resource speakers and facilitators. Performing specific and detailed dental procedures to fully integrate Esthetic Dentistry into the daily practice with confidence and assurance.
With an impressive curriculum, the training format includes lectures, discussions, demonstrations and hands-on workshops and also provides mentoring to improve current clinical techniques of the participants. Skills acquisition involves experiential learning with participants performing key procedures, and the outputs are evaluated for their continual improvement.
The PAED 101 Esthetic Program is offered in NCR and in provinces around the Philippines. The course consists of 10 modules. Each participant is required an actual case in esthetic dentistry at the end of the course. A certificate of completion is given to successful trainees during graduation.
At course completion, the quality of dentistry of the participants is raised to a higher level.
PAED – UCLA Esthetic Continuum
This course is offered to those who have completed PAED Esthetic 101 course and desire further study in esthetics and to advance their clinical techniques. PAED has partnered with the renowned University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry to offer PAED graduates the UCLA Esthetic Continuum under the mentorship of the faculty of the UCLA School of Dentistry. This course comes in two levels and provides a Certificate of Completion of the UCLA Esthetic Continuum.
Congress, Symposiums and Scientific Sessions
PAED hosts Esthetic Congress every two years, annual Esthetic Symposiums and Scientific sessions with renowned foreign and local speakers in the field of Esthetic Dentistry to promote continuing education among members.
Conducted every two years, to travel abroad and learn from foreign experts the latest updates and innovations of materials and techniques in Esthetic Dentistry. It also encourages camaraderie among members of the organization and build new friendship with our foreign counterparts and partners in the industry.
The Philippine Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (PAED) is not only limited to continuing education in advanced esthetics but also participates in community service to promote awareness in Oral Health Care and alleviate the dental problems in the different communities in the country, especially the less fortunate and difficult to reach.