Mastership

Mastership

REQUIREMENTS

Achieving Mastership (MAGD) is a professional designation within the AGD that reflects a general dentist's ongoing commitment to provide quality care through continuing education.

You must complete the following requirements to earn your MAGD Award:

  • Current AGD membership in good standing.
  • A dental license has not been suspended or revoked within the last five years, and is not currently under probation, suspension, or revocation.
  • A Fellowship Award.
  • 1,100 hours in approved continuing education.
    • At least 400 hours must be earned in participation courses.
    • At least 600 hours must be earned in the following disciplines:

Subject Category

Participation Minimum

Required Minimum

Basic Science

12

12

Endodontics

30

46

Electives

30

46

Myofacial Pain/Occlusion

30

46

Orofacial Pain

0

12

Operative/Cosmetic Dentistry

30

46

Oral Surgery

30

46

Anesthesia/Pain Management

12

12

Orthdontics

12

12

Pediatrics

12

12

Periodontics

30

46

Practice Management

0

24

Fixed Prosth

30

46

Removable Prosth

30

46

Implants

30

46

Oral Medicine/Diagnosis

12

12

Special Patient Care

12

12

Esthetics

30

46


  • Attendance at an AGD convocation ceremony, held during an AGD annual meeting, to receive the award (successful candidates are allowed three years following approval to complete this requirement).

For more details, download the complete Mastership requirements.