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Jun 27, 2019, 10:16 ET Academy of General Dentistry Supports Full Repeal of Medical Device Excise Tax

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), along with the Organized Dentistry Coalition (ODC), today announced that it recommends the full repeal of the ...


Nov 12, 2018, 16:25 ET Canadian Dentist Installed as Academy of General Dentistry's New President

The Academy of General Dentistry has installed Neil Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, of Mississaugua, Ontario as its new president. Dr. Gajjar is the second...


Apr 04, 2018, 10:07 ET April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April marks oral cancer awareness month, and this year the Academy of General Dentistry is calling on dentists and patients to increase dialogue and...


Aug 09, 2017, 12:52 ET Morristown Dentist Receives Prestigious Mastership From Academy Of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Lisa D. Rangel, DMD, of Morristown, NJ, received the prestigious Mastership Award...


Jul 28, 2017, 09:50 ET Not Just a Teeth Cleaning: General Dentists Emphasize the Importance of Wellness Checkups

A recent survey from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) shows that some Americans don't realize their dental wellness checkups cover much more...


Aug 03, 2016, 10:45 ET Dentist Sam Namdarian DMD Receives AGD Fellowship Award in Boston, MA

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Sam Namdarian DMD, FAGD, of Fresno, CA, received the association's Fellowship...


Jun 21, 2016, 06:00 ET Dentists to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings in Boston, July 15 and 16

Early detection of oral cancer is essential to improving treatment options for individuals who are diagnosed with this disease, and general dentists...


Apr 29, 2016, 01:17 ET Dental Leaders Advocate for Top Oral Health Executive

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), the American Association of Public Health Dentistry...


Jun 23, 2015, 01:45 ET Tukwila Dentist Lance Timmerman DMD Receives AGD Fellowship Award

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Lance B Timmerman, DMD, FAGD, of Tukwila, WA, received the association's...


Jun 15, 2015, 10:55 ET AGD Foundation to Host Free Oral Cancer Screenings in San Francisco

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) volunteer dentists will provide free oral cancer screenings for the general public during AGD 2015, the academy's...


Mar 31, 2015, 09:01 ET Mouthing Off Against Oral Cancer

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, more than 43,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed this year, and oral cancer is expected to cause...


Mar 03, 2015, 07:55 ET Dentists Set Straight Common Tooth Myths

When it comes to maintaining optimal oral health, there is plenty of advice out there, some of which, unfortunately, isn't correct. The Academy of...


Jun 23, 2014, 10:21 ET AGD Foundation to Host Free Oral Cancer Screenings in Detroit

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) volunteer dentists will provide free oral cancer screenings for the public during the AGD 2014 Annual Meeting &...


May 22, 2014, 08:30 ET General Dentists Head to Detroit

General dentists and dental team members will gather in Detroit for the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, from June...


Feb 10, 2014, 08:05 ET 3 Tips for a Fresher Kiss This Valentine's Day

Love is in the air—but for millions of Americans, so is embarrassing bad breath. Before smooching your valentine, follow the Academy of General...


Feb 03, 2014, 08:05 ET Keeping Tiny Teeth in Top Condition

In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) reminds parents to take care of their children's...


Oct 09, 2013, 08:05 ET Halloween Can Be Scary, Especially for Kids' Teeth

Your kids may be ready to indulge in sweet treats this Halloween, but don't let the holiday turn into an oral health nightmare. To keep your...


Jun 05, 2013, 10:11 ET New Research Shows Cheese May Prevent Cavities

Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it's especially important to bone health. But there has been little...


May 28, 2013, 10:11 ET Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth

Addicted to soda? You may be shocked to learn that drinking large quantities of your favorite carbonated soda could be as damaging to your teeth as...


Feb 19, 2013, 09:25 ET Using Mouthrinse Reduces Plaque and Gingivitis More Than Toothbrushing Alone

New research published in the January/February 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General...


Feb 06, 2013, 09:35 ET Being Overweight Linked to Higher Risk of Gum Disease

Impacting approximately one-third of the U.S. population, obesity is a significant health concern for Americans. It's a risk factor for developing...


Jan 30, 2013, 09:40 ET Tips for Tots' Teeth

More than 16 million children in the U.S. suffer from dental decay, and research shows that many parents lack basic information about their...


Oct 15, 2012, 10:15 ET Best and Worst Halloween Candy Options for Children's Teeth

Halloween is just around the corner, and although candy consumption is almost unavoidable this time of year, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)...


Oct 02, 2012, 10:44 ET 5 Habits That Destroy Your Smile

cademy of General Dentistry spokesperson Steven A. Ghareeb, DDS, FAGD, offers advice on how to keep your smile healthy and pretty by avoiding these...


Jul 18, 2012, 10:49 ET The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and AGD Foundation Provide Nearly $150,000 in Free Dental Services to Underserved Populations of Philadelphia

More than 240 volunteer dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and University of Pennsylvania dental students and faculty provided free dental care ...