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Local Dentist Earns Associate Fellowship in National Academy

Ruvinov press release
CHICAGO, IL. — At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s 2007 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, Samir Ruvinov, DDS, of Saint Louis, MO was recognized as an Associate Fellow of the Academy. As one of 417 dentists who hold this distinguished membership, Dr. Ruvinov is one of the leading experts in implant care. He maintains a dental practice at 4442 Telegraph Road.
To qualify for Associate Fellowship, Dr. Ruvinov completed 300 hours of post-doctoral instruction in implant dentistry, performed implant cases and passed the Academy’s Associate Fellow examination. This examination, which was conducted by an expert panel of implant dentists, included a written examination, a series of oral examinations and defense of three implant cases that he had completed.

The examination process measured Dr. Ruvinov’s clinical proficiency in surgical and prosthetic dental implant techniques, in-depth knowledge of dental implants, and commitment to excellence in implant dental practice and to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s standards for ethics and patient welfare.

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry is the oldest professional organization in the U.S. dedicated to the advancement of the implant field. Its more than 3,500 members include general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and prosthodontists. The Academy’s Associate Fellow and Fellow credentials are a testament to excellence in implant dentistry.