The Academy of Prosthodontics
Distinguished Service Award


The Academy of Prosthodontics Distinguished Service Award is presented to any Fellow of the Academy, who has distinguished her or himself through her/his devotion and service to the specialty of Prosthodontics and the Academy of Prosthodontics.

The Award was presented for the first time in 2005 during the Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Award Recipients


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2016 - 2017 President Dr. David Brown presents the 2017 Distinguished Service Award to Academy Fellow Dr. Niles Guichet in Sarasota, Florida

2015 - 2016
Jonathan Wiens, in Palm Springs, California
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair - Sreenivas Koka
2014 - 2015 Charles L. Bolender, in Austin, Texas
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair - Hans-Peter Weber

2013 - 2014 - Charles Goodacre, in Bern, Switzerland
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Thomas Taylor

2012 - 2013 Ron Desjardins, in Maui, Hawaii
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Steve Eckert


2011 - 2012 David H. Wands, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair David Eggleston

2010 - 2011 Ed Plekavich, in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Charles Goodacre


2009 - 2010 Howard Landesman, in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair - Steve Campbell


2008 - 2009 Don Kramer, in Chicago, Illinois
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Rhonda Jacob


2007 - 2008 William Laney, in Houston, Texas
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Gary Goldstein


2006 - 2007 Hart Long, in New York, New York
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Jonathan Wiens


2005 - 2006 Glen McGivney, in San Francisco, California
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair William Laney


2004 - 2005 S. Howard Payne, in Scottsdale, Arizona
Ronald Desjardins presented the first Academy of Prosthodontics Distinguished Service Award