Helping General Dentists Thrive
Founded in 1952, AGD is the only professional association that exclusively represents the needs and interests of general dentists. AGD provides its more than 40,000 members with the resources,
AGD’s mission is to “advance general dentistry and oral health through quality continuing education and advocacy.” Through this mission, AGD member dentists are able to build their careers, grow their businesses and protect their profession.
Oral health and better lives through the Academy of General Dentistry.
AGD 2017-2018 Leadership
Manuel A. Cordero, DDS, CPH, MAGD, President
Neil J. Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, President-ElectConnie L. White, DDS, FAGD, Vice President
Michael W. Lew, DMD, MAGD, Secretary
Mohamednazir F. Harunani, DDS, MAGD, Treasurer
Bryan C. Edgar, DDS, MAGD, Speaker of the House
Roger D. Winland, DDS, MAGD, Editor
Maria A. Smith, DMD, MAGD, Immediate Past President
AGD Foundation (about us)
As the philanthropic arm of AGD, the AGD Foundation promotes oral cancer awareness.
"Caring for the oral health of my patients and my community is most important for me. With the help of AGD, I’m able to treat patients with the latest technology and newest techniques to provide them the highest level of dental care."