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1460 Ritchie Highway, Suite 203 Arnold, MD 21012

Professional Experience & Education

 

Scott William Finlay DDS, FAGD, FAACD

24152 Park Riviera, Calabasas, California 91302

ScottFinlay@AnnapolisSmiles.com

410.991.9206

 

Professional Experience & Education

 

August 1987:   Began a private practice in Annapolis, Maryland with a special interest in comprehensive cosmetic and restorative dentistry www.AnnapolisSmiles.com

July 1986 – June 1987:   Post-graduate GPR Program in Advanced General Dentistry @ Prince George’s General Hospital, Cheverly, Maryland 

May 1986:   Dental Degree – Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland – graduated cum laude

May 1982:   Undergraduate Education – Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts – graduated cum laude

May 1978:   Loyola High School, Towson, Maryland

May 1974:   Mount Washington Country School for Boys

 

Awards & Honors

 

  • Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry http://www.aacd.com/fellowship 
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry  https://www.agd.org/member-center/career-stages/fellow-master 
  • Recipient of the “Evy Award” presented by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, April 2015  for Outstanding Service to the Academy for his leadership on the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry and Author of “Contemporary Concepts in Smile Design: a guide to accreditation criteria”  http://www.aacd.com/evy-awards
  • Recipient of a 2nd “Evy Award” presented by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, for Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education, April 2018
  • Appointed Resident Expert in Dental Esthetics for the Dawson Academy, 2017
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry, January 2018

 

Positions and Responsibilities

 

  • Elected as a Director at Large for the American Board of Cosmetic & Esthetic Dentistry (ABCED) 2020
  • Elected to the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry
    • The American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry is the credentialing arm of the American Academy of Cosmetic dentistry (AACD).  The 7 members of the Board are vetted and elected by the active credentialed Accredited members of the AACD.  Dr. Finlay has served and completed a 3 year term.
  • Past Contributing Editor for the “Examiners Perspective” for the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry (JCD)
    • The JCD is a nationally quarterly published glossy magazine focusing on cosmetic dentistry.  There are 3 Contributing Editors who are responsible for the editorial and didactic content of the credentialing section of the publication
  • Senior Faculty for Dawson Academy  (2010-present)
    • Responsible for presenting Functional Esthetic Curriculum in the US, Canada, Japan. China, India, Poland, Spain and the UK
  • Chief Editor for the AACD’s “Contemporary Concepts in Smile Design” – This publication serves as the foundation in the description of criteria in the gold standard in evaluation of smiles related to credentialing within the Academy  http://aacd.3dcartstores.com/AACD-Guide-to-Accreditation-Criteria_p_9.html#.WgX4iLaZPMU 
  • Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry (ABCD)
    • Examiners for the ABCD serve as mentors and evaluation judges for cases submitted for accreditation by dentists and lab technicians across the US and Europe.  
  • Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Founder of the Cosmetic Dream Team www.CosmeticDreamTeam.com
  • Past President of the Anne Arundel County Dental Society, component for the Maryland State Dental Association
  • Co-founder of the Pankey-Dawson Study Club, Annapolis, Maryland

 

Media & Videos

 

 

Publications

 

Dentaltown, January 2020

Mastering Shade Selection in a Limited Area of the Smile Zone, pp 46-50

 

The Complete Dentist Manual, Dawson 2017

Chapter 19; Complete Dentists Create Beautiful Smiles; pp151-158

 

Contemporary Concepts in Smile Design, AACD 2014

Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation in Cosmetic Dentistry

 

General Dentistry, Nov/Dec 2014 

Achieving highly esthetic anterior restorations with ideal assessment, communication, and technique

 

Inside Dentistry, Dec 2013

Composite and Adhesive Dentistry: a conservative approach

 

AACD Academy Connection, 2013 Volume 18, Issue 5

True Artistry in Dentistry Requires Teamwork

 

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Fall 2012

Timeless Principles in Cosmetic Dentistry

 

Dental Products Report, October 2012, vol 46

The High Cost of Retreatment

 

Dental Products Report, September 2012, vol 46

How to improve on the basics

 

Dentistry UK, March 2012

Creating Predictable Aesthetic Results

 

Journal of Private Dentistry: United Kingdom, May 2012, vol 17 no 5

Enjoying The Ride

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Spring 2012

Stratification: An Essential Principle in Understanding Class IV Composite Restorations 

 

ACAD Connection, Volume 17, Issue 5

How Do You Measure a GREAT SMILE?

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Winter 2012

Examiners’ Observations: Key Insights for Accreditation Case Type III

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Summer 2011

Examiners Observations: Key Insights for Accreditation Case Type 1

 

Contemporary Product Solutions Magazine, May 2011

Evaluator Spotlight: Dr. Finlay

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Spring 2011

Examiners’ Observations: Key Insights for Accreditation Case Type II

 

Academy Connection, December 2010

Get on the Fast Track to Accreditation, pp. 20-21

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Fall 2010

Examiner’s Perspective: Mastering the Criteria for Accreditation Case Type V

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Summer 2010

Examiner’s Perspective: Accreditation Clinical Case Report, Case Type V

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Summer 2010

Examiner’s Perspective: Accreditation Case Type II

 

Inside Dentistry – May, 2010

Conservative Esthetics Using Direct Resin

 

Vistas: Complete & Predictable Dentistry, October 2009

Photographic Analysis and Diagnosis: Step One

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Spring 2008

Accreditation Success Story: No Man is an Island

 

The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Winter 2008

Accreditation Clinical Case Report, Case Type V: Six or More Direct Resin Veneers