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Clarkson Dental Group
1748 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017
Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship

What It Means to Be an AGD Dentist

April 20, 2020
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Posted By: Scott C. Mahlin, DDS, FAGD, FICOI
Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship

An AGD dentist is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). Dentists who are awarded the AGD Fellowship have spent years dedicating themselves to continuing education, constantly expanding their knowledge of the dental field. 

As an AGD dentist, Dr. Scott Mahlin brings years of experience and hard-earned knowledge into every dental appointment, which means you receive top-notch dental care from a dentist trained in the newest dental trends and techniques.

It is truly a great honor to be chosen as an AGD Fellow, and Dr. Mahlin is thrilled to be able to use all the knowledge he has learned to make your teeth healthier and your smile brighter!

How Do Dentists Earn the AGD Fellowship?

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Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship

The Academy of General Dentistry is a non-profit organization of leaders in the field of dentistry. 

In addition to other requirements, AGD Fellows must:

  • Earn over 500 credit hours of continuing education
  • Have a dental license (must not be suspended or revoked within the last five years and can’t be on suspension, revocation, or probation)
  • Pass the AGD  Fellowship Exam, which is equivalent in its difficulty level to board certification exams

Once all the necessary requirements have been met, the dentist receives his or her award at the AGD Convocation Ceremony.

Is My Dentist an AGD Dentist?

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Academy of General Dentistry Fellow

If you are a patient of Clarkson Dental Group, then yes! Dr. Mahlin is an AGD dentist. If you are seeing another dentist and you are curious whether or not they are a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry, you can use the Know My Dentist tool at agd.org to search your dentist by name. You can also search your zip code or address to find an AGD dentist near me.

AGD Dentist in Chesterfield, MO

Dr. Mahlin is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry in the Chesterfield, MO area. He is committed to constant learning and dedicated to providing his patients with cutting-edge dental care.

If you are in need of a dentist in the 63017 area, call Clarkson Dental Group today to schedule your appointment. Dr. Mahlin will use all his knowledge to give you the best dental care he possibly can.

We look forward to helping you with all your dental care needs!

 

 

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