New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
Fax: (718) 747-3355

Continuing Education

April 1, 2024 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Resident/New Dentist $40.00
Member $50.00
Non-Member $80.00
Staff/Auxiliary $50.00

General Information

Provider New York AGD Learning Center
Speaker Dr. Michael Ferguson & Dr. Liliana Ortiz Camacho
Type/Category Live Webinars
Credits 1 MCE

This is part 3 of a three-part series of Prosthodontics/Cosmetic Dentistry.

The New York Academy of General Dentistry 

"Prosthodontics/Cosmetic Lecture Series:

Date: Monday, April 1 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm - 1MCE Credit Hour

"Pearly Perfection: Guiding the Journey for the Amelogenesis Imperfecta Patient"

 Live Webinars

 Course Codes:  780, 610, 670

     *Participants can register for each course individually


Presentations by: Dr. Michael Ferguson D.M.D., C.A.G.S., & Lilliana Ortiz-Camacho, DDS

Dr. Michael Ferguson D.M.D., C.A.G.S., completed his D.M.D. training and PG Certificate at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He has taught pre-doctoral and postdoctoral residents in dentistry at Boston University School of Dental Medicine ('89-'95) and at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine as well as at the Harvard Medical School ('96-2004). 

In 2004 he joined the faculty at NYU College of Dentistry.  He is currently the Co-Director of Pre-doctoral Fixed Clinical Prosthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry. His clinical areas of expertise include diagnosis, treatment planning, and restorative dentistry. He has been an active clinician, researcher and teacher since 1989. Dr. Ferguson practices Restorative and Implant Dentistry at the NYU Dental Faculity Practice in New York City.

Lilliana Ortiz Camacho DDS, received her DDS degree from Universidad del Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Dr. Ortiz is a Board Certified Prosthodontist, a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor at the NYU College of Dentistry, where she is the Co-Director of Removable Prosthodontics Clinic for 3rd & 4th year dental students, Director of the Advanced Prosthodontics course and Prosthodontic leader in the Center of People with Disabilities. 

Course Goals and Objectives

This series of 3 sessions will guide attendees with valuable information in prosthodontics and cosmetic dentistry

During these lectures, the participants will:
Recognize the Importance of Shade Matching

Understanding the Fundamentals of Color Perception

Discuss the impact of improper shade matching on patient satisfaction and aesthetic outcomes.

Familiarize participants with commonly used dental shade guides.

Understand the ACP Classification System, rationale, principles, and applications in clinical practice

Able to apply the ACP classification system to categorize patients based on their dental conditions, including the extent of edentulism, the presence of natural teeth, and the need for prosthodontic treatment

Understanding Amelogenesis Imperfecta (AI): To develop a comprehensive understanding of clinical manifestations

To understand the unique aesthetic challenges posed by AI and learn strategies for achieving optimal aesthetic outcomes while preserving tooth structure and function.


Members can login using their six-digit AGD number and the password nysagd

The New York State constituent of the Academy of General Dentistry is an approved program provider.  The sponsor’s formal CDE programs are acceptable by the AGD for Fellowship and Mastership and membership maintenance credit.  This course is also acceptable for MCE Licensing Maintenance.  The current term of approval extends from 01/01/23 to 12/31/24.  AGD Code #219318.