Students, Residents and New Dentists

Free Registration

Registration for AGD2019 is free for all dental school students, residents and recent graduates. AGD student and recent graduate members can also attend lecture courses free of charge.


New Dentist Lounge 

Back by popular demand, students and new dentists will once again have a place to connect with peers at the New Dentist Lounge.

Lounge Hours: 
Thursday, July 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, July 19, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New this year! Students and new dentists will have the chance to win one of two $150 Amex gift cards! Attendees will receive one raffle ticket for each course or event they attend in the New Dentist Lounge. Drawings will take place on Thursday during the Mentorship Event and Friday during the Student and New Dentist Reception.  

Thursday, July 18

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (complimentary lunch will be provided to all attendees)
NEW THIS YEAR: Lecture and Participation Blended Course 
Suturing Techniques for Successful Postoperative Healing and Managing Risks for Oral Surgery 
Sponsored by: Dentist’s Advantage
Speakers: Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, FAGD, Christopher Buseman and Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM

Note: The morning session of this course will be participation followed by lecture; the afternoon version will be lecture followed by participation. Both sessions will include complimentary lunch.  

1–3 p.m.
Women and Diversity in Leadership —The Road to Opportunity
Sponsored by: Crest Oral-B
Speakers: Amy Kinnamon, MS, MBA, and Mike Cindrich, MS

3:30–4:30 p.m.
Mentorship Event
Are you a first-time meeting attendee? Or just interested in learning more about AGD2019 from another AGD member? If so, join us for a mentorship event where you’ll be paired with another dentist who can show you the ropes at AGD2019! You’ll also learn more information about the AGD’s new Mentorship Program. Refreshments will be provided.

Friday, July 19

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (complimentary lunch will be provided to all attendees)
Ignite Your Plan B - Career Options in the Dental Industry
Sponsored by: Crest Oral-B 
Speaker: Robert Lee, DMD, MBA

1–2 p.m.
Don’t Sit on the Sidelines: Welcome to the Exciting World of Sports Dentistry 
Speaker: Kristopher Rappold, DDS, MAGD

3–4 p.m.
Avoiding Prosthetic Failures in Implant Dentistry: The Keys to Long-Term Success 
Speaker: George Schmidt, DMD, FAGD, FICOI

5–6 p.m.
Student and New Dentist Reception
Network with your peers and AGD leaders at the Student and New Dentist Reception! The winners of the 2019 Chapter of the Year and 2019 Faculty Advisor of the Year will be announced. There will also be raffles and gifts for AGD members. Drinks and appetizers will be served. 

Saturday, July 20

10 a.m. to noon (complimentary lunch will be provided to all attendees)
Operation AGD Cares: The Battle with Oral Cancer
Speaker: PanelDiscussion

Noon to 1 p.m.
Join the Lifelong Learner Journey: Residency Panel
Speaker: PanelDiscussion

Not a student member? Join today and get free lectures at AGD2019! 

Students