AGD Fellows and Masters are recognized throughout the profession as dentists who go above and beyond to ensure they learn the most current and cutting-edge technologies and procedures to provide exceptional oral healthcare. Because of their commitment to lifelong learning, AGD Fellows and Masters make patient treatment decisions based on current evidence-based protocols combined with sound clinical judgment.
In order to achieve Mastership in the AGD, a dentist must complete the following:
Be an AGD Fellow
Maintain current AGD membership for three continuous years.
Have a dental license that has not been suspended or revoked within the past five years and is not currently under probation, suspension or revocation.
Complete at least 1,100 hours of approved continuing education as an AGD member. This includes the first 500 hours applied towards the Fellowship Award.
Of the 1,100 CE hours, at least 400 hours of CE must be from participation courses in specific disciplines.
Of the 1,100 CE hours, at least 600 hours must meet minimum hour requirements in specific disciplines.
Apply for the Mastership Award.
Upon approval to receive the award, attend the AGD Convocation Ceremony, held during the AGD Scientific Session.
To learn more about AGD Mastership, visit the AGD website.