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As a practice owner, you face incredible demands for your time and energy. Delivering exceptional care and managing a thriving practice take skill and expertise, and AGD is here to assist you through the process. From cutting-edge education to tools for managing your business to finding efficient ways to engage in AGD's advocacy efforts, we has the resources you need to plan for retirement and beyond.

Managing Your Practice


Whatever your career stage or goals, AGD has programs and services that address your needs. From practice management tools and information to cutting-edge continuing education, your AGD membership includes these tools as well as networking opportunities that allow you to learn from the best in your field as you advance.


Insurance and Coding

Managing Insurance

Dentists face myriad challenges when working with insurance companies and complying with coding requirements. We offer a number of coding resources to support our members as they navigate this crucial part of their business. Take advantage of benefits such as member-only discounts on coding and insurance guides, form templates, and more.

For additional information about these programs, contact the Dental Practice & Policy department at

AGD services shall not constitute legal advice and shall not replace consultation with your attorney.


Managing Purchasing Needs

PurchasingYou can save more on your dental supplies throughout the year than you pay in AGD membership annual dues with AGDVANTAGE and its 30% discount for AGD members. With DHP's amazing customer service and multiple distribution centers, you can expect to receive your orders in days, not weeks. Call 800.626.2163, and ask for ext. 4568 to create a new account or update your existing account with DHPI. Be sure to mention your AGD member number.




The AGD makes sure that general dentists can speak up when it matters most. That means making participation easy so that our members can unit their voices on legislative and regulatory activities affecting their practices. Learn more about AGD's Advocacy efforts.



AGD’s educational, networking and leadership opportunities support General Dentists to deliver exceptional care and build stronger practices. AGD has developed a new membership plan that gives General Dentists the ability to select the option that works best for their needs. 

Premium Plus membership includes expanded benefits and is recommended for the general dentist who wants to maximize the value of AGD’s offerings. 

Premium membership is ideal for those seeking to maintain their current membership experience by selecting from the menu of benefits that they wish to utilize.


Educational Opportunities

Practice Management Tools

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Practice Transitions

Find a practice, new job or office equipment to purchase or post your practice, a job opening or materials for sale at a discounted rate. 

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Unlocking the Potential of CBCT in Modern Healthcare

Mar. 14, 2024 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Ali Z. Syed, BDS, MHA, MS
Subject: 730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology
Credits: 1.5
Method: Lecture
Thursday, March 14: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Audience: Students, Residents, Dentists
Fee: $37.50 (students and residents); $75 (members); $125 (nonmembers), free for Region 17


Join Ali Z. Syed, BDS, MHA, MS, for an insightful and impactful webinar as participants delve into the world of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and explore its transformative impact on modern dental care. CBCT has revolutionized imaging techniques, providing detailed 3D representations crucial for accurate diagnosis and treatment-planning in various aspects of dentistry.

Learning Objectives 

  1. Grasp the core principles of CBCT technology.
  2. Learn CBCT applications in various specialties of dentistry.
  3. Analyze the benefits of CBCT over traditional 2D imaging.
  4. Analyze and leverage CBCT data for precise treatment-planning and improved decision-making

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Speaker Bio  

Ali Z. Syed, BDS, MHA, MS, is an associate professor, director of radiology and director of admitting clinic in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. He is a diplomate (board-certified) of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. He provides diagnostic interpretation services for conventional radiography and CBCT imaging and maintains a busy intramural practice. He has taught at the CWRU School of Dental Medicine for the past nine years and received numerous teaching awards. He has published close to 50 research articles, including co-authoring chapters in books (“Dental Clinics of North America,” “Cephalometry in Orthodontics: 2D and 3D”). Syed is an invited speaker at national and international meetings. His research interests include utilizing advanced technology for educational purposes and evaluating soft tissue calcifications, anatomical variations, etc.
Additional Information
This course is sponsored by Region 17


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