“The Fellowship exam has created a new standard for fairness and excellence” explains Walter Kostrzewski, DMD of Comfortable Care Dentistry in Milford, CT. “The process promotes the pursuit of excellence for dental professionals and rewards practitioners who have achieved a superior level of knowledge, expertise, and clinical acuity.” Patients and dentists will be able to utilize the expertise and training of ACE Fellows with the knowledge that they will receive exceptional dental care and state-of-the-
Walter Kostrzewski, DMD ACE Fellowship Eligibility
Dr. Walter Kostrzewski and other ACE Fellows must take a written exam prior to being eligible for the prestigious ACE Fellowship. They must also have been a licensed dentist for at least four years prior to applying for the exam as well as be in good standing with ACE. Kostrzewski also had to have at least 300 hours of continuing dental education before the exam.
After completing the Written Exam, Kostrzewski was also required to complete a twenty-minute oral presentation to the Fellowship Committee. This presentation involved Walter Kostrzewski to describe in detail clinical cases from pre-treatment to post-treatment as well as describe the thought processes and techniques involved in the cases.
Dr. K is a clinical instructor at the prestigious Hornbrook Group in Chicago, where he trains other dentists in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. In addition to his affiliation with the Hornbrook Group, Dr. K speaks nationally in front of his peers, has published numerous articles featured in dental journals such as Dental Town, The Crown Council and the Dental Leader. Dr. K is on the advisory board of the continuing education organization "Generation Next," and a founding member of Fellowship of Advanced Comprehensive Esthetics (F.A.C.E.). To top it all off Dr. K also consults and teaches major dental manufacturers, as well as dental laboratories who all value his extensive knowledge of the dental industry.
Also known as "Coach K", he has a flair for creating passionate teams! In 2000, "Coach K" founded "The Winning Dentist," a team of consultants to help others develop passionate teams, functional work systems, and provide motivation and congruent marketing. In addition to his numerous published articles, Coach K recently authored a resource manual "Creating Passionate Aesthetic Dental Teams." This publication is designed to aid dentists, office managers and their counterparts how to create their own winning team.
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Walter Kostrzewski, DMD Smile Designer founded Comfortable Care Dentistry in Milford, Connecticut in 1996. For more information about "Dr. K", please visit his website http://walterkostrzewski.org.