Registration Now Open for the AGD 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibits



CHICAGO (Dec. 13, 2012)—Registration is open now for the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Meeting & Exhibits, June 27 to 30, 2013, at the brand new Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.!

“This meeting will be a wonderful opportunity to experience the hottest topics in continuing education (CE), special networking events, an exhibit hall packed with the latest products and services, and a whole lot more,” says AGD President Jeffrey M. Cole, DDS, MBA, FAGD. “I’m looking forward to seeing you all in Music City this summer!”

The AGD has created a special capsule website offering comprehensive information about this year’s annual meeting. Visit to read the latest details about what the meeting has to offer, including:

  • More Than a Year’s Worth of CE
    With a variety of lecture and hands-on participation courses from a global faculty of dental experts, the AGD 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibits is the perfect opportunity for dental professionals to tune up their skills alongside thousands of other attendees from the U.S. and Canada.
  • Opening Session—”Death’s Acres: Life as a Forensic Anthropologist,” with keynote speaker William Bass III, PhD
    Dr. Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, is the founder of the Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, known as “The Body Farm,” and co-author of the best-selling Body Farm mystery novels.
  • Saturday Night Event—Presidential Concert: A Night at the Ryman Auditorium
    The AGD will honor its newest Fellows, Masters, and Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition recipients during an intimate evening at this historic Nashville venue! Sponsored by the AGD Foundation, this event will feature a special musical guest (to be announced this spring), and proceeds will benefit the Interfaith Dental Clinic, a nonprofit that delivers comprehensive dental care to low-income individuals in middle Tennessee.

AGD members and nonmembers can take advantage of early bird rates by registering before April 26, 2013. Registration is free for all dental students, residents, and recent graduates.

Visit to learn more and register for the AGD 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, or call 888.AGD.DENT (888.243.3368) for more information.

About the Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. AGD members stay up to date in their profession through a commitment to continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD is the second largest dental association in the United States, and it is the only association that exclusively represents the needs and interests of general dentists. A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management, and overall coordination of services related to patients’ oral health needs. For more information about the AGD, visit