Komet USA Congratulates Dr. Joseph Massad for Recent Honors

November 9, 2012, Baltimore, MD—Dr. Joseph Massad, a Tulsa, Oklahoma, dental practitioner and one of Komet USA's Key Opinion Leaders, was recently honored at the annual session of the American College of Prosthodontists in Baltimore, MD. Following his nomination by three ACP members in good standing and approval of the nomination by the ACP Board of Directors, Dr. Massad was named an honorary member of the ACP at the organization's President's Dinner and Awards Program in recognition of his career-long accomplishments in and contributions to prosthodontics and prosthodontics education.

In addition to leading a private dental practice in Tulsa, Dr. Massad holds faculty positions at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry; the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry; and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Prosthodontics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists and a Fellow and a Regent of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics. Dr. Massad has published numerous articles in an array of dental journals and was a co-recipient of the Judson Hickey Award for the best clinical article in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He also is a frequent and popular lecturer at clinical sessions of international, national, and regional meetings of general and specialist dental professionals.

The American College of Prosthodontists was founded in 1970 as an educational and scientific association to represent the needs and interests of prosthodontists within organized dentistry and to stimulate public awareness and interest in the fields of prosthodontics. The American Dental Association recognizes the ACP as the organization for the specialty of prosthodontics, and the ACP is the only prosthodontics specialty association in which membership is based solely on education credentials. ACP members must have completed or be enrolled in ADA-accredited advanced education in prosthodontics. The ACP has more than 3,400 members internationally, including prosthodontists, dental technicians, dental students, and other dental professionals who have significantly contributed to the specialty.

Komet USA extends its congratulations to Dr. Massad for his latest achievement in the field of prosthodontics and for his continuing contributions to dentistry. Komet is a recognized worldwide leader in the production of precision-engineered, superior-quality dental rotary instruments. Komet operates in the United States under the name Komet USA and sells direct to dental practitioners and dental laboratories, delivering orders quickly and efficiently from its factory. The company's US headquarters is located in Rock Hill, SC.

For more information about Komet USA and the Komet product line, call 888-566-3887 or visit www.kometusa.com.

For an interview or for additional information, please contact Dr. Massad by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling 918-749-5600. For more information on the ACP and its goals and activities, direct inquiries to American College of Prosthodontists, 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60611; telephone: 312-573-1260; website and e-mail inquiries at www.GoToaPro.org.

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