AGD Convocation Ceremony and Celebration 

AGD Convocation Ceremony

Saturday, July 20, 2019
3:00 p.m. 
Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort

AGD Convocation Ceremony and Celebration
sponsored by IvoclarVivadent
AGD Corporate Sponsor

Celebrate in the achievements of your friends, family and peers as AGD honors the 2019 class of Fellows, Masters, and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) recipients. 

The Convocation ceremony is a non-ticketed event and meeting registration is not required. Doors will open at 2:45 p.m. to open seating. Any guests needing special accommodations must contact the AGD at by July 5, 2019.

Convocation Celebration  

Saturday, July 20, 2019 
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort
Uncas Ballroom Foyer

Following the AGD Convocation ceremony, join AGD leaders and members, along with families and friends, for an entertaining reception following the Convocation ceremony. New Fellows, Masters and LLSRs will be celebrated as distinguished guests. This ticketed event will feature hors d’oeuvres, champagne bars and live entertainment.

All ages are welcome, but tickets are required for each guest. Awardees must register to receive a complimentary ticket. Additional tickets can be purchased at $75 for Adults and $45 for Youth (ages 3-12).


Cap and Gown

The website for Fellows and Masters to order their caps and gowns is available now. You must order your Convocation regalia by May 17, 2019. Please use the following link to order

Your Convocation regalia will be available for pick-up at the Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in the Earth Ballroom Foyer during the following times: 
Thursday, July 18: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, July 19: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 20: 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Note: LLSR recipients do not wear caps and gowns. LLSR recipients should dress in business attire to accept their pin onstage. 

Convocation Rehearsal

Awardee rehearsal begins on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. in the Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort Earth Ballroom.  The Convocation ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. You must bring your cap and gown to the rehearsal. You WILL NOT have time to pick it up after rehearsal. You will receive your seat assignment for the Convocation ceremony approximately two weeks before the meeting via e-mail and through the regular mail. Please make sure we have a current mailing address and e-mail for you to prevent delay.


Photos for Convocation Slideshow

You are invited to submit photos of you and your family or of you and your staff so they can be included in a slideshow shown before and after the Convocation ceremony. Send up to four photos in JPEG format to by June 15, 2019.  Please label photos by your last name, first initial and number. Example SmithJ_1, SmithJ_2, etc.


2019 Convocation: Photography Information 

Earning Fellowship, Mastership and the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition is an accomplishment of which your family, friends, and colleagues will be very proud. Be sure to capture the moment forever at AGD2019 by taking advantage of the various photography opportunities that are available.

Photo Studio

Schedule an appointment in the photo studio to have your photo taken in cap and gown or in formal dress. Caps and gowns in all sizes will be available in the studio. Families and dental team members are welcome to join in as well. Scheduling for studio appointments is now open. Please visit and follow the online instructions.  

The photo studio is located in Montauk Meeting Room, lobby level, Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort and will be open during the hours listed below.

Onsite Photo Studio Hours:
Thursday, July 18, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, July 19, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Convocation Ceremony Photographs

As the award or recognition is presented, you will be photographed on stage with AGD President Neil Gajjar, DDS, MAGD.

Constituent/Regional Photographs

Constituent and/or regional photographs will be scheduled by your regional director or constituent president. Please contact them directly for details.

Ordering Photos

Digital images and a variety of portrait packages will be available to purchase online to commemorate this special occasion. Photos from the Convocation ceremony will be available for purchase online approximately 10 business days after the ceremony.