Global Health Nexus, Winter 2004

American College of Prosthodontics Awards to Three PG Students

Dr. Daniel Schweitzer, a third-year student in the Jonathan and Maxine Ferencz Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, has won the 2003 John J. Sharry National Research Award of the American Academy of Prosthodontics (ACP) for his presentation entitled “Comparison of Bond Strength of a Pressed Ceramic to Metal vs. Feldspathic Porcelain Fused to Metal.”

In addition, two third-year prosthodontics program students won awards in the ACP’s national table clinics competition. Dr. Ashraf Estafan won for his presentation entitled “In Vivo Correlation of Non-Carious Cervical Lesions and Occlusal Wear”; and Dr. Edward B. Goldin won for “Marginal Fit of Lucite Glass Pressable Ceramic Restorations and Ceramic Pressed to Metal Restorations.”