West Texas AGD Hosts a Big Crowd for Dr. Gordon Christensen

  • by AGD Constituent Services Representative
  • Jun 26, 2018

With 127 attendees, "The Christensen Bottom Line 2018," a course presented by Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PHD, April in Odessa, Texas, provided attendees with 7 continuing education (CE) hours toward Fellowship or Mastership and showcased the acceleration of West Texas AGD as a component.

Christensen’s course focused on the areas of dentistry with the most change in the last year and covered the most requested topics for the West Texas area, including CAD/CAM, endodontics, equipment, laboratory technology, operative dentistry, preventive dentistry, fixed prosthodontics and technology.

“I feel that it was a great source of achievement to have a speaker of Dr. Christensen’s status kick off our year. It speaks well of our component,” said Russ Boyles, DDS, FAGD, West Texas AGD president. “The energy of the day could be summed up by comments I heard in the halls after the event: ‘It was a great day!’”

Christensen also mentioned the importance of being involved with the West Texas AGD, saying, “Where the education happens is through AGD.”

Christensen is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah. He has presented over 45,000 hours of CE throughout the world and has published many articles and books. Early in his career, he helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado dental schools and taught at the University of Washington.

Christensen and his wife, Dr. Rella Christensen, are co-founders of the non-profit CR Foundation (formerly CRA), which Rella directed for many years. The also publish a well-known newsletter, Gordon J. Christensen Clinicians Report.

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