TUKWILA, Wash., June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Lance B Timmerman, DMD, FAGD, of Tukwila, WA, received the association's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2015 annual meeting, which took place June 18 to 21 in San Francisco, CA.
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. Timmerman completed over 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. Timmerman joins more than 6,600 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. Timmerman for his commitment in reaching this lofty goal," says AGD Immediate Past President W. Carter Brown, DMD, FAGD. "He has distinguished himself professionally among his peers and is a role model for both his fellow dentists and the Tukwila community."
Dr. Timmerman graduated from Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dental Medicine in 1998 and currently practices dentistry in Tukwila. He and his wife, Holly have three daughters, Brionna, Skyler, and Bianca.
About the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of 39,000 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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