The Heart of AGD

Established in 1972, the AGD Foundation aims to improve the oral health of the public and support the efforts of the general dentist and AGD. Our primary focus is oral/oropharyngeal cancer awareness, risk factor education and diagnostic training for general dentists.

General dentists are a first line of defense against oral/oropharyngeal cancer. You can help detect the disease in its early stages during routine dental visits, and by doing so, you increase the oral cancer survival rate. Help us strengthen our profession’s role and AGD’s contribution in the fight against oral cancer. Make an impact by getting involved and donating to the AGD Foundation today.

AGD Foundation Board of Directors

Gary E. Heyamoto, DDS, MAGD, President
Mark I. Malterud, DDS, MAGD, Vice President
Daniel Miller, Secretary / Treasurer (Dentist’s Advantage / Aon Affinity Insurance Services)
Abe Dyzenhaus, DDS, FAGD, Immediate Past President
Ann Bruck (3M)
Scott M. Dubowsky, DMD, FAGD
Hans P. Guter, DDS, FAGD
Kay Jordan, DDS, MAGD
Carol A. Wooden, DDS, MAGD
Steve Neidlinger, CAE (Pennsylvania AGD)
James Keenan, DDS, MS, MAGD
Maria A. Smith, DMD, MAGD

Find a full listing of AGD Foundation board service commitments, terms of office, and roles and responsibilities view the AGD Foundation Bylaws

For more information, contact the AGD Foundation at (Read about the Foundation's support team.)

The AGD Foundation is grateful to the following corporate donors for their support. 

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Every aspect of the AGD Foundation’s growth and outreach depends on donations from you. Your contribution will help support AGD Foundation outreach programs and improve access to care for those in need.

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