Academy of General Dentistry Appoints New Advisory Board for Award Winning Peer-Reviewed Journal General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry
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The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of the newest members to its General Dentistry Advisory Board. General Dentistry is AGD’s award-winning, peer-reviewed journal.

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Published bimonthly, General Dentistryfeatures clinical articles spanning the breadth of topics relevant to general dentists, including unique case reports, novel solutions to common treatment dilemmas, evidence-based best practices and the science to help dentists choose the best materials, technology and procedures for their patients and practices.

Members of the Advisory Board are responsible for:

  1. identifying trends in the industry within their areas of expertise,
  2. helping to solicit clinical manuscripts in conjunction with journal staff,
  3. serving as a sounding board for feature articles and individual manuscript ideas,
  4. serving as a peer reviewer when the sensitive or timely nature of a manuscript precludes use of the journal’s regular reviewers, and
  5. raising visibility for AGD and functioning as goodwill ambassadors.

The following individuals will serve on the General Dentistry Advisory Board for 2 years. The position highlights the area in which the member is a subject matter expert.

Position Member Location
Dental Anesthesiology Andrea M. Fonner, DDS Newcastle, Wash.
Dental Public Health Margaret I. Scarlett, DMD Atlanta, Ga.
Endodontics L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS Santa Barbara, Calif.
General Dentistry Joseph A. Battaglia, DMD Wayne, N.J.
Medicine Ronald C. McGlennen, MD Eden Prairie, Minn.
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Ashley N. Clark, DDS Lexington, Ky.
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Setareh Lavasani, DDS, MS Pomona, Calif.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Michael R. Markiewicz, DDS, MPH, MD Buffalo, N.Y.
Oral Medicine Mahnaz Fatahzadeh, DMD, MSD Newark, N.J.
Orofacial Pain Patricia Guerrero, DDS Miami, Fla.
Orthodontics Anne Marie Gorczyca, DMD, MPH, MS Antioch, Calif.
Pediatric Dentistry LaJuan M. Hall, DDS Brentwood, Calif.
Periodontics Timothy Donley, DDS, MSD Bowling Green, Ky.
Prosthodontics Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS Orlando, Fla.
Technology Lee Culp, CDT Apex, N.C.


Founded in 1952, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is the only association that exclusively represents the needs and interests of general dentists. AGD provides its nearly 40,000 members with the resources, support and education to deliver exceptional dental care and oral health education to the public.

AGD’s mission is “to advance general dentistry and oral health through quality continuing education and advocacy.”

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