Nominate Your Peers

AGD recognizes exceptional achievements and contributions to the dental profession. Do you know an outstanding colleague who has made exceptional contributions? Nominate your colleague today! Nominations are solicited each year, and award winners are recognized during AGD’s annual meeting and scientific session.

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Albert L. Borish Award

Named in honor of an AGD leader and faculty member of Temple University Dental School, the Albert L. Borish Award honors an individual who has demonstrated innovation, leadership and dedication to the advancement of dentistry, and has made positive changes for the benefit of the profession and dental health of the public. View application and apply today.

Distinguished Service Award

This award acknowledges a council, committee or task force member who has exhibited outstanding leadership capabilities and whose contributions result in significant and fundamental advances toward fulfilling AGD’s overall mission. View applications and apply today.

Humanitarian Award 

This award is presented to a dentist who contributes voluntary service, in conjunction with a consistent commitment to enhancing the image of general dentistry through the continuous delivery of quality dental care. This awardee also must demonstrate leadership in areas of civic involvement. View applications and apply today.

Dr. Thaddeus V. Weclew Award

Named for the founding father of AGD, the Dr. Thaddeus V. Weclew Award is presented annually to a dedicated educator who embodies the spirit of comprehensive dental care. This recipient is a professional role model whose activities exemplify a commitment to the profession of dentistry and the principles and goals of AGD. Nomination information.