Become a Member


Non-resident supporting member

If you do not qualify for Active membership as per Section 1 of the bylaws (see below), you may wish to apply for Non-Resident or Student membership instead, however only fully qualified Active members are eligible to receive benefits from our sponsoring companies. Lists of the eligible members are forwarded to these companies annually and the companies will ask for a membership number before granting discounts.

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry subscription is a benefit and a requirement of all Active members and is included in the Active Membership fee.  Non-resident and Student members may however, take advantage of APC preferred subscription rates for The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (50% off regular price) if you so choose.


APC Policies and Bylaws regarding Memberships

Active Members
An Active Member shall be a dentist who meets one of the following criteria on the date of application and is accepted by vote of membership:

  i) is acknowledged to be a specialist in prosthodontics by the licensing authority of any province in Canada.

  ii) has successfully completed training in prosthodontics at a university accredited to provide training in the specialty of prosthodontics by the Commission on Dental Accreditation in Canada (CDAC) or by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA);

  iii) holds Fellowship (in Prosthodontics) in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Non-Resident Members
A Non-Resident Active Member shall be a dentist who has successfully completed formal training in prosthodontics in a recognized university, fulfils the requirements for Active Member but resides outside of Canada and is accepted by vote of membership.

The term of membership of a Non-Resident member shall be annual, subject to renewal in accordance with the policies of the Corporation. Subject to the Act and the articles, a Non-Resident member shall be entitled to receive notice of and attend meetings of the members of the Corporation, but is not entitled to vote or hold office.




Walaa Ahmed

BDS, MSc, PhD, certified prosthodontist, FRCDC, Dentistry/University of British Columbia

Maha Al-Sahan

Assistant Professor/ Prosthodontist, King Saud University

Ansgar Cheng

Prosthodontist, Specialist Dental Group

Ernesto Schwedhelm

Clinical Professor, Associate Dean of , University of Washington