ACCREDITATION

AND WHY IT MATTERS

Dr. LaCosse on his Accreditation

“Accreditation is the worldwide standard for excellence in cosmetic dentistry and to be able to provide this level of service to my patients has been one of the proudest achievements in my career.”

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Accredited Member

AACD accreditation is the world’s most recognized advanced cosmetic dentistry credentialing program. Dr. Robert LaCosse is one of only 400 dentists worldwide who has received the prestigious Accreditation. He is the first and only dentist in Duluth, and north of Minneapolis, to achieve this honor.

To receive accreditation, a dentist’s cosmetic work is closely scrutinized, evaluated, and approved over the course of years by a group of the best Cosmetic Dentists in the world.

It also goes beyond the methods to show dedication to continuing education and responsible patient care.This means your smile will always get leading-edge dentistry at Lake Dental.

Dr. LaCosse has maintained his Accreditation for 20 years, and continues to lead through lecturing and mentoring.

Additional Honors & Training

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Academy of General Dentistry / Fellow

AGD Fellowship is awarded to dentists who show strong dedication to continuing education and leadership in addition to broadening of their dental knowledge and skills. Dr. LaCosse has been a fellow since 2001.

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The Dawson Academy

The world renowned Dawson Academy is dedicated to the comprehensive understanding of the entire TMJ/ Dental / Masticatory system. Dr. LaCosse completed the entire continuum under Dr. Peter Dawson himself in 2002

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University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

The U of M offers one of the most comprehensive training programs in the world for Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. LaCosse was the first dentist in the Northland to complete this training.

International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics

IADFE is an invitation only international group of dentists, physicians and plastic surgeons dedicated to the art and science of facial esthetics. Dr. LaCosse has been a member since 2002

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