New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
Fax: (718) 747-3355


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Core Purpose:
The AGD's Core Purpose is to advance the value and excellence of general dentistry. The AGD's goal is to be the premiere, worldwide organization of choice for all members of the general dentistry community, working together to ensure optimal oral health.

AGD Core Values

Excellence in oral health care
Universal acceptance of the general dentist as a gatekeeper of oral health care
Continuous, life-long learning
Advocacy and representation
Teamwork, camaraderie, and mentorship
Ethical, honest, and credible behavior

Mission Statement

The mission of the Academy of General Dentistry 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 in order to better serve the public.

Vision Statement

To be the premier organization of general dentists, dedicated to improving the quality and delivery of comprehensive dental services, education, health promotion, and wellness.

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