The Fellowship Program
The International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT) offers members an opportunity to earn a Fellowship in Dental Traumatology. This prestigious award recognizes colleagues across all fields of clinical dentistry who provide treatment, teaching, support, and research, and who stimulate advances in the field of dental traumatology.
The award is based on a points system and an online examination. IADT members are eligible to enter the Fellowship process after 3 years of continuous full active membership. (Student membership is not full active membership)
Successful candidates will be honored as Fellows of the International Association of Dental Traumatology, identified on the IADT web page, and recognized at a special ceremony at an IADT congress.
The Benefits of Fellowship
The Fellowship will provide special status and acknowledgement from your peers and the general public that you have a proven knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of dental trauma.
As a Fellow you will be:
• Entitled to use the term “Fellow of the International Association of Dental Traumatology” or the abbreviation “FIADT” on all correspondence and business and appointment cards where regional or local policy allows it.
• Allowed to use a special IADT Fellowship logo on stationery, advertisements, practice websites directory listings and for other designated uses.
• Eligible to be examiners for the Fellowship examinations.
• Eligible to attend IADT Fellows’ functions at IADT World Congresses.
• Awarded a certificate suitable for framing.
• Awarded a special Fellowship lapel pin.
You retain your Fellowship status for as long as you remain a member in good standing of IADT.
Details on the program can be found online by logging in to your IADT Member page, on the new Fellowship Tab at www.iadt-dentaltrauma.org
Fellowship in Dental Traumatology
The Fellowship program was devised and approved to identify and reward individuals who have shown knowledge and committment to Dental Traumatology, and who have worked to promote both the science and practice of traumaology in their professional careers. It is intended to attract individuals preferably with at least 6-10 years experience post graduation or post specialisation so that the individuals would be known within the field of traumatology, have organised or presented officially within national or international meetings and have had an opportunity to become involved in our organisation.
IADT Members who have held continuous full memberships for 3 years, have demonstrated a variety of activities in dental traumatology, and passed an online examination will earn special recognition and the distinctive title of Fellow of the International Association of Dental Traumatology. We encourage you to view and print the PDF documents Fellowship Instructions and Activity Points Form, and consider becoming a Fellow of the IADT.
The fellowship examinations are held once each year. The next examination will be in 2017, date to be announced. It is an online examination using English as the official language and the FDI World Dental Federation notation for tooth identification. The examination window is over a few days and the examination must be taken in a single sitting with a maximum time limit of 2 hours with 1 minute per question and 20 minutes extra. The format will be 100 questions using multiple choice and extended matching questions, exploring the candidate's knowledge of dental traumatology. A score of 75% in the examination will be required to award Fellowship status.