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Nimmo elected to the American Board of Prosthodontics

Published: January 28th, 2010

Category: Honors, Awards & Appointments, News, Restorative Dental Sciences

Arthur Nimmo, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.

Arthur Nimmo, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.

Arthur Nimmo, D.D.S., F.A.C.P., a professor of prosthodontics and director of predoctoral implant dentistry at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, was elected as an examining member of the American Board of Prosthodontics and will serve a seven-year term.

Nimmo earned his bachelor’s degree from SUNY College at Oneonta in 1975.  He earned his D.D.S. from the University of Maryland in 1979 and completed specialty training in prosthodontics at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences in 1983.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. 

Nimmo served as a consultant from 1995 to 2006 to the American Dental Association for the National Board Examination Part II for the Prosthodontics Test Construction Committee and Consultant Review Committee.  He was the commissioner representing the specialty of prosthodontics on the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation from 2001 to 2005.  Nimmo is a past-president of the American College of Prosthodontists and received the ACP Distinguished Service Award in 2005.

The American Board of Prosthodontics was established in 1947 to:
–To advance the science and art of prosthodontics by encouraging its study and improving its practice.
–To determine the eligibility of candidates within the regulations for qualification for examination.
–To conduct examinations to determine the competence of applicants for certification as Diplomates in the dental specialty of prosthodontics.
–To grant and issue Diplomate certificates to successful candidates.
–To maintain a roster of Diplomates for the general information of the public, the dental and medical professions, dental schools, and health agencies.
For more information, visit:  http://www.prosthodontics.org/abp/