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The academy of general dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry

Your Voice for Excellence through Education and Advocacy


The academy of general dentistry

{Insert Name of Presenter}

  • {Insert bullet point #1 about presenter}

  • {Insert bullet point #2 about presenter}

  • {Insert bullet point #3 about presenter}

  • {….}


The academy of general dentistry

What is the AGD?

  • The voice of the general dentistry profession

  • The second largest dental association in the U.S.

  • The only dental association exclusively dedicated to representing the needs and serving the interests of the general dentist


The academy of general dentistry

About the AGD

  • Core Values

    • Excellence in oral health care

    • Diversity

    • Universal acceptance of the general

    • dentist as a gatekeeper of oral

    • health care

    • Continuous, lifelong learning

    • Advocacy and representation

    • Teamwork, camaraderie, and

    • mentorship

    • Ethical, honest, and credible

    • behavior

  • General Information

  • 37,000 total members, with an average of

  • 200 enrolled in an AEGD/GPR program

  • annually

  • President: Howard R. Gamble, DMD, FAGD

  • Headquartered in Chicago, Ill.


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Why Should I Join the AGD?

  • Educational development

  • Career assistance

  • Networking opportunities

  • Volunteer leadership

  • Practice management tools

  • Advocacy and representation

  • Awards and recognition

  • And more!


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What do I get for joiningthe AGD as a resident or recent graduate?


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Educational Development

  • Local and national continuing education (CE) opportunities

  • AGD Mentor Program

  • General Dentistry and AGD Impact

  • Podcasts, AGD blog, and RSS feeds

  • Educational discussion forums


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Continuing Education

  • Continuing Education Opportunities

  • - AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits

  • - AGD CE Directory

  • - Free online CE

  • - Local programs and events

  • - Self-Instruction Program

  • - FAGD Exam Study Guide

  • - Online learning resources

  • AGD Transcripts

  • - Licensing Transcript

  • - Award Transcript


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AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center

  • Philadelphia, Penn.

  • June 21 to 24, 2012

  • Earn up to 80 CE credits in just three days

  • Visit hundreds of high-quality exhibitors

  • Mix and mingle at a variety of social events

  • FREE e-learning opportunities

For more information, visit www.agd.org/philadelphia.


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Career Assistance

  • AGD Mentor Program

  • Residency program listings

  • Career discussion forums

  • AGD Career Center

  • Recent graduate transition manual


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AGD Career Center

  • Join a practice

  • Buy a practice

  • Purchase office equipment

  • Hire dental team members

  • Post your resume or CV for FREE

  • Set up job alerts


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FREE Recent Graduate Transition ManualYou’ve Graduated, Now What?

  • Get all of the practice start-up information you never received in school, from experienced dentists:

    • Getting started

    • Financial planning

    • Advancing your career

    • Checklists & interactive forms

  • Download the manual for FREE from the AGD website, www.agd.org/students/career/manual.asp!

  • Created by the AGD in partnership with Dentist’s Advantage and the AGD Foundation.


  • The academy of general dentistry

    Networking Opportunities

    • Online discussion forums

    • AGD social media pages

    • Local constituent network

    • AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits


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    Practice Management Tools

    • KnowYourTeeth.com

    • Find an AGD Dentist patient referral service

    • FREE contract analysis &

    • third-party payer assistance

    • Product Review Database

    • Patient education resources

    • Discounted products and services


    The academy of general dentistry

    Awards & Recognition

    • Fellowship Award

    • - Residency credit

    • Mastership Award

    • Achievement Awards

    • - Nominate your colleagues

    • - Nominate your constituent


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    Advocacy & Representation

    • Hot Issues

      • - Monitoring

      • - Action alerts

    • Government Relations

    • - State & national legislation

    • - Annual Government Relations Conference

    • - Contact with lawmakers

    • Professional Relations

    • - ADA

    • - Other allied dental organizations

    • Public Relations


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    Leadership Opportunities

    • Call for Volunteer Leaders

    • - Unite organized dentistry

    • - Give back to the profession

    • - Develop leadership skills

    • - Enhance public awareness

    • - Network with peers

    • Volunteer Opportunities

    • - Local level: Conduct CE courses, review

    • articles, or represent your constituent

    • - National level: Participate in the council

    • or committee structure or become a

    • public liaison


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    Join the AGD Today!

    • Continue your career evolution for only $71, plus constituent dues.

    • Get special discounted rates for four years following graduation.

    • To join online, visit: www.agd.org/membership/join.

    • Contact the AGD Membership Services Center at 888.AGD.DENT (888.243.3368) or email us at [email protected]


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    Questions?


    The academy of general dentistry

    Contact Us!

    AGD Headquarters

    www.agd.org

    888.AGD.DENT(243.3368)

    [email protected]

    211 E. Chicago Ave., Ste. 900

    Chicago, IL 60611

    Locally

    {Insert your constituent’s local

    contact information here}

    Facebook Us!

    Become a fan of the AGD on Facebook: www.facebook.com/generaldentists


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