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Academy of General Dentistry

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211 E. Chicago Avenue
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611-1999

888-AGD-DENT (Voice - Toll-free, (888.243.3368))
312-440-0559 (FAX)


The Academy of General Dentistry is an international dental organization of 35,000 members who are dedicated to continuing dental education and to providing the patient with the best possible care. The mission of the Academy of General Dentistry is to serve the needs and represent the interests of general dentists and to foster their continued proficiency through quality continuing dental education in order to best serve the public. It is the only organization that represents the interests of general dentistry exclusively. The Academy of General Dentistry promotes public awareness of dental health and recognition of the general dentist as the primary dental care provider. The Academy works to preserve the dentist-patient relationship by promoting freedom of choice. The Academy is a source for dental health information and serves to advise on dental health issues. Current dental health information for consumers is also available online.

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Serial Publications: AGD Impact; General Dentistry.

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