Congratulations Class of 2021!
On behalf of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), we want to celebrate your accomplishments and recent graduation.
Dental school is extraordinarily challenging, and COVID-19 added to the complexity of your education and clinical work. But today you are prepared for an exceptional career and the future. As a dentist, you will find that there are so many opportunities to impact lives, support the oral and overall health needs of your community, and create an enriching and successful life. Looking ahead, be sure to consider your options and connect with your AGD community for support along the way.
The following tools have been compiled to help you prepare for your future.
Whether you aspire to be an educated advisor to your patients or a expert partner in your practice, continuing education and a perspective of lifelong learning is critical to your career. AGD offers you the education to help you stay on top of the latest trends and techniques. As students, residents and new dentists, we also offer special training specific to your needs. Learn more about our continuing education program.
Don't miss the free registration for AGD2021, June 9-12, in Austin, Texas.
PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
Graduation gift from AGD! If you’re an AGD member who’s a recent graduate or resident, claim your complimentary malpractice coverage from Dentist’s Advantage.
You've likely taken on significant debt in order to pursue a career as a general dentist. AGD provides resources and services to help you manage this debt and make good financial decisions. Learn about some of the services available to members to help manage your debt and access some insights and input from other members or experts in the field. Find out how AGD is advocating on behalf of general dentist at the federal level to reduce the impact of student debt.
Find a Job: Dental school graduates on the job hunt, we’re here to help. Post your resume or search for job opportunities from around the country in AGD’s Career Center. Check it out!
Mentorship: Our AGD Mentor Match program reflects our commitment to you and your professional development.
The AGD will help you find, connect and share experiences with a mentor or mentee within your constituent. We will also support the relationship throughout the program with tools, coaching calls and creative assignments to help you get the most out of the program.
From continuing education and advocacy, to practice management and member connections, your opportunities to grow in your field before you even leave school are countless. Your membership also includes discounts on products and services, as well as free subscriptions to our newsmagazine, AGD Impact, and our peer-reviewed clinical journal, General Dentistry.