Arthur Nimmo, D.D.S., F.A.C.P, director of the University of Florida Predoctoral Implant Dentistry Program, was recently installed as the 67th president of the American Board of Prosthodontics.
A 17-year veteran UFCD faculty member, Nimmo earned his bachelor’s degree at State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta in 1975 and his dental degree at the University of Maryland Dental School in 1979. He completed a specialty residency in prosthodontics at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences in 1983. Nimmo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, is past president of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and was the recipient of the ACP Distinguished Service Award in 2005.
Just last year, Nimmo was recognized as an Alumni of Distinction at SUNY Oneonta. He serves on the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Review Committee on Prosthodontics Education and prior to his installation as president on the American Board of Prosthodontics, Nimmo served as an examining member and director on the board.
From 1995 to 2006, Nimmo was a consultant to the American Dental Association for the National Board Examination Part II for the Prosthodontics Test Construction Committee and Consultant Review Committee. He was additionally the Commissioner representing the specialty of prosthodontics on the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation from 2001 to 2005.
Nimmo previously served as chair of the UFCD Department of Prosthodontics from 1999 to 2005 and from 2010 to 2011.
The ABP was established in 1947 to advance the science and art of prosthodontics by encouraging its study and improving its practice. The ABP is responsible for conducting examinations to determine the competence of applicants for certification as Diplomates in the ADA-recognized dental specialty of prosthodontics.