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Achieving AGD Fellowship and Mastership reflects your commitment to provide quality care for your patients. Earning these prestigious awards also distinguishes you professionally through the pursuit of quality continuing education.

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AGD monitors important general dentistry issues that affect the way you practice and the health of your patients and communities you serve. We provide you with the resources you need to make your voice heard.

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Award Transcript

AGD offers you the opportunity to distinguish yourself through achievement-based awards and credentials in general dentistry. Your award transcript allows you to check the credits you’ve earned.

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"I joined AGD to get involved in organized dentistry and continue lifelong learning."

Major Michael Robert Villacarlos, DDS, MS, FAGD
Elizabethtown, KY
Member since 2011

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NEWS FOR GENERAL DENTISTS

Tell Congress to Extend Funding for CHIP

  • by AGD Washington Advocacy Representative
  • Sep 12, 2017

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) sent an Action Alert on Friday, Sept. 8, urging AGD members to contact their members of Congress regarding the expiration of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) set for Sept. 30. Nearly nine million CHIP-enrolled children are at risk of losing access to medical and dental coverage if the federal government allows CHIP to expire. An evaluation of the program issued earlier this year found that compared to their uninsured peers, children covered by CHIP were: “more likely to have a usual source of care, including dental care; more likely to have preventative doctor and dentist visits, and less likely to report unmet medical and dental care needs.”

AGD urges you to act now and tell your members of Congress to extend funding at current levels without delay!

EVENTS FOR GENERAL DENTISTS

AGD2018

Jun. 7, 2018 at 12:00 AM - Jun. 9, 2018 11:00 PM
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"Working toward this goal with my sister was my main motivation to attain Fellowship. I want to continue loving what I do. Free CE is like winning a prize. Dentists have to pay a lot for CE and this is a BONUS!"

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Chapel Hill, NC
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