General Member Benefits
AGD offers continuing education (CE) opportunities via the AGD publications, in your local area, and even free online CE. Members can also search the new AGD CE Database, one of the largest dental CE collections in the world searchable by topic, speaker, cost, location, provider, credit hours, and more.
AGD Licensing Board Transcript
The AGD takes the pressure of organizing CE off the general dentist. The AGD Licensing Board Transcript is customized to show the specific requirements a member needs to renew their license in their state/province. Find out if your state accepts the AGD licensing board transcript as proof of CE for relicensure. > Contact us to learn more.
The AGD offers the only achievement-based awards in general dentistry—the prestigious Fellowship (FAGD) and Mastership (MAGD) awards. You can also track your progress toward the FAGD or MAGD with the AGD Award Transcript.
Website Development and Practice Marketing
The AGD has partnered with the "Best of Class" Award winning dental website and marketing company, WEO Media. As a full service dental marketing firm WEO Media offers a comprehensive line of services including custom responsive websites, SEO, PPC, social media, custom video production, online patient reviews generation, online reputation management, direct marketing (mailers, radio, print, TV), logo and branding, design services, newsletters, patient education videos, consulting services, and more. Discounts are available for AGD members. > Learn more
Advocacy and Representation
Through action alerts, public awareness initiatives, and an annual trip to Capitol Hill where AGD legislative leaders meet with congressional representatives, we strive to represent and protect the interests of general dentists. Members can also get involved in advocacy efforts immediately through our online legislation tool.
KnowYourTeeth.com is the new consumer Web portal that offers your patients dental health information in an easy and fun format from a source you already trust for dental education, the AGD. The AGD created KnowYourTeeth.com to help you improve treatment acceptance, decrease cancellations, improve office visits, and enhance your patient relationships overall. To promote this site to your patients, access the Marketing Toolkit for Web stickers to add to your own site, fliers for hand-out, and a downloadable video.
Free and Speedy Insurance Contract Analysis
Members have free access to insurance contract analysis to assess the terms and ramifications of insurance contracts.
Subscriptions to the AGD’s publications General Dentistry and AGD Impact are included in your membership fee. AGD Impact will keep you current on general dentistry news, and our award-winning scientific journal, General Dentistry, will inform you of all of the latest advancements in your field. > Articles are now available online!
Annual Meetings & Exhibits
The AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits is the premiere education and networking event for general dentists. Find registration information, course listings, details about local attractions and more for the > Learn More about AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits.
Save money on both professional and personal products and services through the AGD Benefits Plus program.
Search for members for networking or referral purposes.
AGD Career Center
Simplify your search! Whether you’re posting an open position in your practice, selling equipment, or looking for a new partner, resources are available at the AGD Career Center.
The AGD offers its members a variety of Web tools, including e-mail forwarding with an AGD e-mail address, a Member Web Page Builder, and even AGD wallpaper for your computer’s desktop.
As a member, you’re automatically entered into our Find-an-AGD-Dentist under “Patient Referrals”. Potential patients search the online database or call the toll-free referral hotline (1.877.2X.A.YEAR / 1.877.292-9327) for names, addresses, and phone numbers of AGD member dentists in their area.