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Dear friends and colleagues,

I hope this message finds you well in life, in good health, enjoying your profession, and having fun!

As president of the Illinois AGD, I want to thank you all for the support, knowledge, and fun that you each contribute to the Academy.  Thatís why we all do this right? We come together to support each other in this wonderful profession. We share our knowledge to increase our learning exponentially. We get together and have fun because, weíll- Itís a good time!
We focus on and work to organize the processes for our Academy to continue in these endeavors.

Over the past couple years Iíve personally had the privilege of interacting with and watching our student chapters grow and continue to develop at each of the three Illinois dental schools! Weíre ALL constantly working such that everyone from dental students to retired members and all dentists in between can come together with us and maximize every benefit our Academy has to offer.

Letís keep improving. Letís keep working for and with each other to organize great learning and social events! Letís get creative with ways to involve and support our colleagues that are not currently members.

Always know you are welcome and encouraged to let those of us in leadership positions know what we can do to help you get the most out of your membership in the Illinois Academy of General Dentistry.

Brenden D. Moon,  D.M.D., F.A.G.D.

Areas Served:

Central Illinois Northern Illinois
Chicago Southern Illinois

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Reasons to Join AGD
Commitment to life-long learning through quality continuing education
Professional development
Award winning publications

Constituent Benefits

It is the desire of the Illinois Academy of General Dentistry to promote life long learning to further improve the oral health of our patients.

We are constantly looking for the best educational courses out there for all of our members. We are there for you!

The purpose of this Academy is to serve the needs, to represent the interests, and to foster the continued proficiency of the general dentists through quality continuing education in order to better serve and promote the oral health of the public.

                                                                  ILLINOIS ACADEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRY                                                      



TERM: 1-1- 2018 - 12-31-2020

Regional Director: Dr. Cheryl Mora

National Trustee: Dr. Robert Kozelka



PRESIDENT:                                            Dr. Brenden Moon

PRESIDENT-ELECT:                              Dr. Theresa Lao

VICE-PRESIDENT:                                  Dr. William Lawley

SECRETARY:                                            Dr. Bethel Burek

TREASURER:                                           Dr. Ryan Vahdani

EDITOR:                                                    Dr. William Wax

IMMEDIATE PAST-PRESIDENT:         Dr. Charles Martello

Dr. Spencer Bloom
Dr. Bruce Norkus
Dr. Rosemary Villa
Dr. Salvatore Storniolo

Dr. Marsha Babka
Dr. Paul Obrock
Dr. Sara Carroll
Dr. Jessica Gibbs

Dr. Shruti Pore
Dr. Judy Fan-Hsu
Dr. Lawrence Smith





10.Offers over 30 hands-on participation courses, informative lectures, and an innovative exhibit hall at the AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits.


9.Tracks general dentistsí CE, available for viewing 24 hours a day .


8.Speeds up the relicensure process by offering the AGD Board Licensure Transcript*.


7.Offers the only recognized achievement-based designations in general dentistry, the Fellowship and Mastership Awards.


6.Provides patient education resources like AGD fact sheets, oral health resources, and Dentalnotes.


5.Offers a superior professional network via the AGD Member Directory and networking events throughout the year.


4.Advises general dentists on topics such as managed care contracts, coding and reimbursements, and dealing with state dental boards.


3.Sends award winning AGD publications, General Dentistry and AGD Impact, to membersí doors.


2.Offers practice management assistance through CE, a patient referral program, practice Web sites, product discounts, and more!


1.Advocates exclusively for the general dentist at the state and federal level.


To become an AGD member, or to learn more, go to the agd.org main page . 

*AGD Board Licensure Transcript is pending acceptance in New York, Maryland, Minnesota, and Quebec, Canada.




CAPWIZSpeak for General Dentistry
Be the voice of the general dentist and communicate with your legislators. For a quick glance at state bills and regulations needing action and attention, click here or on the state action icon to the right of this text. To see all tracked bills or regulators with a possible impact on general dentists and their patients, visit the AGD’s constituent issues and select a state to see what lawmakers and regulators have brought to the table.

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Illinois AGD
Region 8
Members: 2,510
Brenden D. Moon, DMD, FAGD
New members:
New Member of the Illinois AGD! Luis A. Arzu, DDS
New Member of the Illinois AGD! Aldo L. Guevara
New Member of the Illinois AGD! Ismaeil Najjar
Economic Facts:
35,413 = Number of people in the state employed in dental-related jobs

$1,570,813,000 = Illinois dental employees' combined annual wages.
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