Staying at the Forefront of Dentistry

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Your commitment to your education shows your dedication to your career, but also to general dentistry itself. To further that commitment, AGD membership brings you the opportunity to earn Fellowship, Mastership and Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition awards. These honors tell the world how serious you are about staying at the forefront of learning in your field and about your devotion to leadership.

From continuing education and advocacy, to practice management and opportunities to publish research in our peer-reviewed clinical journal, General Dentistry, the prospects for leaving your mark in the industry are countless. 


COVID-19 and General Dentistry: Infection Control Strategies

Apr. 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Staying Connected During COVID-19 AGD Webinar Series

COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives as general dentists, including our offices, teams, families and communities, creating uncertainty and anxiety about the future. AGD has developed a series of webinars to help answer questions about the impact of the virus on general dentistry.

COVID-19 and General Dentistry: Infection Control Strategies
This is the fourth in an ongoing series of COVID-19-related webinars for AGD members.

Subject Code: 149 Multi-disciplinary Topics
Credits: 1.5

Thursday, April 9: 2–3:30 p.m. CDT (live broadcast) and 7–8:30 p.m. CDT (rebroadcast with live Q&A)

Fee: Free

Description: This webinar will address dental safety issues during the COVID-19 outbreak. The science of COVID-19 and infection control strategies will be discussed in the context of risk assessment, patient screening and treatment, and crisis-related adjustments in protocol.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to recognize risks, symptoms and features of COVID-19.
  • Understand the current dental guidelines on infection control.
  • Identify best practices for providing dental care during the COVID-19 crisis.

Questions can be submitted to be addressed during the webinar at

Speaker Biography: Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS, is an adjunct dental hygiene professor at West Coast University. She is a member of the California Dental Association and the Catapult Elite and Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention speakers bureaus. She has been published in peer-reviewed dental journals and textbooks.


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