Academy of General Dentistry
Academy of General Dentistry
About the Academy
Find out why the Academy is the "go to" organization
for general dentist.
Members: 37,000
President: Thomas (Tom) A. Howley, Jr. DDS, MAGD
Headquarters: Chicago, IL
Founded: 1952
Fellowship (FAGD)
More than 13,000 dentists have earned this award.
Mastership (MAGD)
More than 1,800 dentists have earned this award.
Publications: AGD Impact and General Dentistry
Recent Accomplishments: First dental organization to sign a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Government to help improve oral health for all Americans. Learn more.
Annual Meeting: July 13-17, Washington, D.C.
Resources: SmileLine Online (Ask a Dentist), a message board where consumers can post questions answered by a dentist within 24 hours.
1-877 2X-A-YEAR referral service: Launched in 1999, this toll-free service has connected more than 7,000 consumers with a highly qualified dentist in their area.
Find a Dentist 24/7: Consumers can search our online directory of 37,000 member-dentists to find a highly-qualified dentist or search member Web sites by city, state, or zip code.
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