Academy of General Dentistry

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Academy of General Dentistry
Logo of the Academy of General Dentistry
Abbreviation AGD
Formation August 2, 1952; 63 years ago (1952-08-02)[1]
Type Professional association
36-6107533[2]
Legal status 501(c)(6) professional association[2]
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois, United States[2]
Coordinates 41°53′09″N 87°38′32″W / 41.8858501°N 87.6423476°W / 41.8858501; -87.6423476Coordinates: 41°53′09″N 87°38′32″W / 41.8858501°N 87.6423476°W / 41.8858501; -87.6423476
Region
Canada and United States
Membership
35,000+[citation needed]
W. Mark Donald, DMD, MAGD[3]
John Thorner[2]
Revenue (2014)
$14,770,506[2]
Expenses (2014) $13,155,120[2]
Employees (2014)
87[2]
Volunteers (2014)
375[2]
Mission To serve the needs and represent the interests of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public.[2]
Website www.agd.org

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of general dentists from Canada and the United States.

Foundation and mission[edit]

Incorporated on August 2, 1952,[1] the academy has grown to become the second-largest dental association in the United States, behind the American Dental Association. In accordance with its values, the academy's purpose is to advance the value and excellence of general dentistry.

Its mission is to serve the needs and represent the interests of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education to better serve the public.

Headquarters[edit]

The academy is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Membership[edit]

It has more than 35,000 member dentists in the United States and Canada.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Academy of General Dentistry". Corporation File Detail Report. Illinois Secretary of State. Accessed on March 30, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax". Academy of General Dentistry. Guidestar. December 31, 2014.
  3. ^ "2015-2016 AGD Leadership". Academy of General Dentistry. Accessed on March 30, 2016.
  4. ^ "Find An AGD Dentist". KnowYourTeeth.com. Academy of General Dentistry. May 14, 2010. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 

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