FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Sam Namdarian DMD, FAGD, of Fresno, CA, received the association's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2016 annual meeting, which took place July 16, 2016 in Boston.
The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To earn this prestigious honor, Dr. Namdarian completed 500 hours of dental continuing education, passed a comprehensive written exam, and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in the AGD.
As a Fellowship Award recipient, Dr. Namdarian at Fresno Smile Makeovers joins nearly 7,000 active AGD Fellows who have gone above and beyond the basic requirements to care for their patients' oral health.
"We are proud to honor Dr. Namdarian for his commitment in reaching this lofty goal," says AGD Immediate Past President W. Mark Donald, DMD, MAGD. "He has distinguished himself professionally among his peers and is a role model for both his fellow dentists and the Fresno community."
Dr. Namdarian graduated from Boston University in 2005 and currently practices dentistry in Fresno, CA. He and his wife, Faith, have two children.
About the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of 41,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. AGD members stay up-to-date in their profession through a commitment to continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD is the second largest dental association in the United States, and it is the only association that exclusively serves the needs and represents the interests of general dentists. A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management, and overall coordination of services related to patients' oral health needs. For more information about the AGD, visit www.agd.org.
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