Promoting Excellence


Advancing Knowledge


Continuing Education


Welcome to the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

As leaders in the cosmetic dentistry field, our mission at the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is to promote excellence by advancing our professional knowledge and skills through continuing education courses. Our ultimate goal is to help our members enhance the health, function, and beauty of their patients' teeth.

At GACD, we seek to educate the public about cosmetic dentistry and help prospective patients locate a skilled GACD doctor, lab tech or dental consultant in their area.

Additionally, we invite doctors and dental professionals throughout the southeastern United States to learn more about our world-class meetings and to become members of GACD.

Dr. Jim Merriman awarded AACD's Fellowship Award

Fellowship is the highest level of achievement recognized by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry®. The status of Accredited Fellow of the AACD is granted after completion of all requirements.

The purpose of Fellowship is to provide the highest level of achievement for members in accordance with the AACD's mission of education and excellence. Additionally, to provide a means for the Accreditation/Fellowship Committee to evaluate the continuation of clinical excellence and commitment to cosmetic dentistry by its Accredited members.