David Vassos, DDS, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, will be honored for his achievements as an implant dentist at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Western District meeting in San Francisco on April 11, 2014. The Academy is celebrating Dr. Vassos’ long and distinguished career in implant dentistry, which includes being a founding member of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology. Dr. Vassos received his DDS from the University of Alberta in 1963. He has practiced Implant Dentistry for 46 years, having decided to commit his career to placing and restoring implants in 1968. He achieved the status of Fellow of the AAID in 1985 and was elected an Honored Fellow by the Academy in 1993. Dr. Vassos became a Diplomate with the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry in 1990. He has a long history of leadership in the Academy, having given lectures at multiple AAID meetings and having served on the Admission and Credentials Board, as well as the Membership and Ethics committees.MORE NEWS FROM AAID ...AAID President-elect named Vice Dean at Harvard School of MedicineAmerican Academy of Implant Dentistry and Foundation recognizes outstanding dentists For more information about the AAID, please visit their website.