New York State Academy of Dentistry

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

Benefits and Information



The Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) membership benefits cover all of the areas necessary to build and maintain a successful dental career. From continuing education to advocacy to connecting you with others in your field, the AGD does everything it can for the general dentist.

AGD State Board Transcript
This valuable feature is customized to your state board requirements, and tracks your CE credits toward relicensure. View the credits you've earned at the AGD Website (simply by clicking on the -My CE" tab at the top of the AGD home page).  The  AGD state transcript is approved by the New York State Board for Dentistry as proof of CE for relicensure, as of July 1, 2009

Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning
AGD offers continuing education (CE) opportunities via the AGD publications, in your local area, and even free online CE. Members can also search the new AGD CE Database, one of the largest dental CE collections in the world searchable by topic, speaker, cost, location, provider, credit hours, and more.

Advocacy and Representation
The AGD strives to represent and protect the interests of general dentists and improve the quality of comprehensive dental services, health promotion, and wellness. Members and the public can get involved in advocacy efforts by visiting the AGD Action Center .  

Achievement Awards
The AGD offers the only achievement-based awards in general dentistry the prestigious Fellowship (FAGD) and Mastership (MAGD) awards. You can also track your progress toward the FAGD or MAGD with the AGD Award Transcript.


Subscriptions to the NYSAGD's GP Journal  and the AGD's publications General Dentistry and AGD Impact are included with your membership. GP Journal will keep you up-to-date with local news and events and AGD Impact will keep you up-to-date with all the current news in general dentistry, and our scientific journal, General Dentistry, will inform you of all the latest advancements in your field.   

Patient Education is the new consumer Web portal that offers your patients dental health information in an easy and fun format from a source you already trust for dental education, the AGD. The AGD created KnowYourTeeth.comt o help you improve treatment acceptance, decrease cancellations, improve office visits, and enhance your patient relationships overall. 

AGD Benefits Plus
Save money on practical products and services through the AGD Benefits Plus program. We have partnered with a variety of companies to provide you with special discounts on both personal and professional resources.  Click here to view more details on AGD Benefits Plus.  We also offer insurance contract analysis to members in order to assess the terms and ramifications of insurance contracts.

AGD Career Center

Post your Curriculum Vitae or resume and search for job opportunities, or post your job opening and search for the right applicant on the AGD Career Center.   Just click on the Career Center tab for more information.

Annual Meeting & Exhibits

The AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits is the premiere education and networking event for general dentists. The AGD 2020 meeting will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 15-18