Prioritize Goal Setting in 2018
We asked your colleagues, “What professional goals do you have for the year, and how are you planning to achieve them?”
Five Ways Your Teeth are Keeping Cupid Away
Have you been wondering why Cupid hasn’t shot an arrow your way? Is it possible that your teeth are the problem?
What are the Emotional Benefits of Bringing in an Associate?
At some point in your career, you might consider bringing in an associate.
The Risk of Prescribing Antibiotics with No Documentation
Various states and provinces have different regulations governing the documentation of medications dispensed in the dental office. Are you taking adequate steps to make sure every medication you prescribe is documented?
A Simple Guide to Launching Your Practice’s Facebook Page
To stay relevant and reach the maximum number of people, you need to engage them through social networking. Facebook is the reigning king of social networking sites for marketing.
AGD.org Wins Platinum Award
AGD.org was recognized with the 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Platinum Award for “Best Overall Internet Site.”
Did You Know That Pumpkins Can Benefit Your Oral Health?
This is the season that pumpkins are blooming everywhere. Many households and cafes will be filled with the aroma of pumpkin spices this Thanksgiving. Aside from being this season’s most savory ingredient to some amazing drinks, soups and desserts, pumpkins pack in the nutrients to support positive oral health benefits.
An Overview of Dental to Medical Cross-Coding
Dental and medical providers have long recognized a link between oral health and other diseases.
Manuel A. Cordero, DDS, CPH, MAGD, Installed as AGD President
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) recently installed its new officers, including Manuel A. Cordero, DDS, CPH, MAGD, of Sewell, New Jersey, as president of the organization.
AGD Announces Universal Award Winners
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) announce the recipients of the 2017 Universal Awards. AGD believes in recognizing excellence in service and the many contributions of the local constituents. All award winners were acknowledged at the AGD Annual Meeting November 3-5 in Chicago.
Dr. Rouzana Hares Shares her Story about Treating Syrian Refugees in Jordan
AGD member Rouzana Hares, DDS, FAGD, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, was among nearly 60 volunteers who traveled to Jordan with the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) to provide care to Syrian refugees.
How You Can Join the Fight against Oral Cancer
Did you know that oral cancer is also known as a silent killer?
Member Spotlight: Tanya Sue Maestas
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) student member Tanya Sue Maestas has known that she wanted to be a dentist since she was in fifth grade.
Tell Congress to Extend Funding for CHIP
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.
AGD Signs on to Letter Supporting FDA Regulations of E-Cigarettes
AGD’s General Dentistry received two EXCEL awards
AGD2017 Session Explores Six Steps to Advance Oral Health Literacy
Held Friday, July 14, during the Scientific Session, AGD emeritus member and longtime advocacy champion Myron J. Bromberg, DDS, moderated the session, “Oral Health Literacy Awareness, a National Healthcare Priority.”
AGD Honors Its Fellows, Masters and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition Recipients
Dr. Binder Volunteers to Meet Dental Needs in Haiti
Twice over the past two years, I have spent a week volunteering in Haiti with the small nonprofit aid group, Haiti Marycare. The group’s mission is to help a few villages in the northern part of Haiti.