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Academy of General Dentistry

Advancing excellence in general dentistry by providing high quality continuing dental education, 
representing the general dentist in government, and building camaraderie and friendship.

Please visit our new website for more information!



APEX - Fellow/MasterTrack
October 3-4, 2014
ORAL SURGERY FOR THE GENERAL DENTIST - Faster, Easier, and More Predictable

Karl R. Koerner, BS, DDS, MS has presented hundreds of didactic and participation oral surgery courses at international, national, and regional meetings and at the state level for many dental associations and AGD groups. In 2008-2010, he was Head of the Oral Surgery Department at the Scottsdale Center in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Koerner received the Weclew Award in 2010 from the Academy of General Dentistry for his contributions to general dentistry and dental education. Dr. Koerner graduated from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry and then completed a General Practice Residency in the U. S. Army. He has a Masterís Degree in Education. He is on the Clinical Research Associateís Board of Directors and editorial boards for the Academy of General Dentistry Journal and Dentistry Today.

Course Objectives:
As a result of attending this course, the dentist will be able to :
  • Perform oral surgery according to current standards of care
  • More easily do "surgical " or difficult extraction that frequently occur in general practice
  • Control patient anxiety related to oral surgery (one drug oral sedation)
  • Do third molar extractions smoothly, safely and efficiently
  • Handle surgical complications such as bleeding, infection, sinus perforations, and tuberosity fractures
  • Do bone graft (ridge preservation) procedures
  • Learn how to extract teeth traumatically to preserve bone for implants
  • This course also covers alveoplasty, mini-implants, biopsies and apicoectomies
Embassy Suites - Airport
7901 34th Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55425

Friday Morning Registration, 8:00am
Friday Course, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday Course, 8:00am - 3:30pm

14 Oral Surgery participation credits
Plus an additional 18 participation credits 
if completing the clinical assignment

$1195 - Member
$1495 - Non Member

To Register 
Email - minnesotaagd@gmail.com
Phone - 612.412. 4366 

October 24, 2014
Building Your Business Through the WEB! (2nd Annual Business Management Meeting)
with Dr. David Wank

We want you and your dental team to understand: 
What needs to be done in order to supervise the construction of a great website. 
How to achieve high search engine rankings, and
Why it's important for the success of your dental practice. 

LOCATION - Midland Hills Country Club
2001 Fulham St. Roseville, Minnesota 55113

TIME - 8am Registration & Breakfast
Program 8:30am - 3:30pm
Includes lunch from 12 - 1pm

CREDIT - 6CE in Business Management

COST -  $50   per DENTIST
             $30   per TEAM MEMBER
             $100 per TEAM

To Register
Email - minnesotaagd@gmail.com
Phone - 612.412. 4366

MN AGD STUDY CLUB (Advanced Treatment Planning)

This Club meets 4 times each year.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014              Lead by Deb Fung, DDS, MAGD
Tuesday, November 11, 2014    Lead by John Keller, DDS, MAGD
Tuesday, February 10, 2015     Lead by Brad Nelson, DDS, MAGD
Tuesday, May 12, 2015                     Lead by Rick Timm, DDS, MAGD

WHO             All AGD Members including new grads

WHERE         Radisson Hotel Roseville,  
                     2540 N Cleveland Ave. St. Paul, MN
COST            $20 per session or $75 for the Year

SCHEDULE   6:00 - 6:45 - Spears Case Study Video & Dinner
                     6:45 - 8:45 - PowerPoint case presentations brought in by Study Club Participants
                     8:45 - 9:00 - Wrap Up & Reminders 

For more information talk to us today!

To Register 
Email - minnesotaagd@gmail.com
Phone - 612.412. 4366

Volunteer Today!

The AGD is always looking for great leaders. Volunteering for a leadership position is an excellent way to give back to your profession, gain leadership skills and develop friendships. Consider using your unique skills on the local or national level to guide the organization, its members, or the public.
If youíre interested in helping please contact  minnesotaagd@gmail.com








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Minnesota AGD
Region 10
Members: 457
Brad Nelson, DDS, MAGD
New members:
Welcome to Our New Members!
Economic Facts:
15,701 = Number of people in the state employed in dental-related jobs

$761,000,000 = Minnesota dental employees' combined annual wages.
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