All users of are subject to these Terms of Use, plus any additional terms or conditions posted on any pages or portions of these sites.

Any and all content on, and parts or pages thereof, are the intellectual property, including but not limited to copyright, of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), except to the extent that the content is posted or presented for posting, for example, as part of a blog or comment by any person or entity other than AGD, its staff or its agents. AGD’s proprietary right extends to text, graphics and design, including logos, and the selection, arrangement and presentation of any and all said content. Reproduction, including use of any derivative work, is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of AGD.

Links may be made to to the extent that the links do not include any proprietary marks of the AGD, and that the links do not suggest or imply that AGD or its affiliates endorse or support the linking site, unless prior written consent indicates any such endorsement or support has been granted.
AGD does not necessarily endorse or make any representations regarding any content on provided by or related to other entities, including any content found on any other entities’ site(s) linked from an AGD site, except as expressly stated on is provided “as is.” Neither AGD nor any of its affiliates makes any representations or warranties, of any kind or any nature, whether express or implied, created by law, contract or otherwise, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

In no event shall AGD or its affiliates be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages or loss of profits arising from or in connection with the existence, operation, use or reliance of this site, regardless of whether AGD has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Content contained on is offered as information only and not as practice, financial, accounting, legal, medical, dental or other professional advice. Users need to consult their own professional advisers for such advice.

Business decisions, including decisions about method of practice, are personal choices to be made by individual users or other persons or entities. AGD does not encourage any persons or entities to make any particular business decision on issues addressed herein, including whether and how to participate in managed care plans. Moreover, AGD discourages dentists from taking any unlawful collective action, including any action that may be construed as anticompetitive.

Any and all claims or defenses arising out of use of  asserted against AGD shall be construed and controlled by the laws of Illinois. Users consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in state and federal courts in Chicago or Cook County, Illinois.

User hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AGD from any and all claims, damages or other liabilities, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with user’s use of

These Terms of Use are subject to change without warning, and the user bears full responsibility for being aware of any changes.