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AGD2017: the Premier Meeting for General Dentistry

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Tue, Jun 27, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

general dentistryThe Academy of General Dentistry presents AGD2017 on July 13 – 15 at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The trade event features educational sessions, exhibits and networking opportunities addressing the needs of general dentists, dental students and dental teams.

AGD2017 is a comprehensive continuing education program accepted by the Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) and Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD). Dental professionals committed to lifelong learning may attend clinical and practice management lectures, discussions and hands-on courses. Registration is free for all students, residents and recent grads who also receive:

  • general dentistryExclusive access to the Student and New Dentist Lounge providing CE sessions, a career fair and the opportunity to pair up with a mentor
  • Free lectures including all 90+ courses in a new one-hour format

The registration fee includes:

  • Opening Session with speaker Mark Miodownik (Thursday morning)
  • President's Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall (Thursday night)
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall (Thursday through Saturday)
  • Oral Health Literacy Symposium (Friday morning)
  • General Session and ePoster awards (Saturday morning)
  • ePoster Presentations (Friday afternoon)

President’s Welcome Reception

Attendees will enjoy their first official evening at AGD2017 with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and entertainment in the exhibit hall.

Exhibit Hall

The AGD2017 exhibit hall features hundreds of vendors showcasing state-of-the-art technologies and services in the field of general dentistry. Attendees may also participate in free education lectures, entertainment and other offerings such as a book signing by Mark Miodownik following his Thursday morning keynote address.

General Dentistry Education

One-Hour Sessions

general dentistryThe education experience may be customized via 90-plus courses in AGD’s new one-hour lecture format. Topics include emergency medicine, CAD/CAM bridges, practice management and a comprehensive dental sleep medicine track with Stephen W. Carstensen, DDS, FAGD.

“Wine” Downs

Participants are invited to end a long day of learning with a glass of wine as speakers expand upon their lectures in an informal group setting.

Blended Learning

This program blends online learning with in-person instructions. Courses include:

  • “Diagnosis and Prognosis of the Implant Overdenture Patient” with Joseph J. Massad, DDS
  • “Esthetic/Prosthetic Techniques & Composites” with Lee Ann Brady, DMD

Free Lectures Samples

  • “OMG I Got a Bad Review. What should I do?”
  • “How to Leverage Your Practice's Brand Online Resulting In More New Patients & Word of Mouth Referrals”
  • “Successful Dental Partnerships: From Associate to Equity Partner”
  • “Diet, Reflux and Dental Erosion”
  • “Can We Make Intra-Oral Cementation Safer?”


general dentistryThe event concludes Saturday, July 15 with the ADG2017 Convocation Ceremony honoring the accomplishments of AGD’s 2017 Fellows, Masters and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition recipients. The AG2017 Convocation Celebration immediately follows the ceremony with small plate dining options and a cash bar stocked with wine, beer and spirits.

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