Complete your journey to excellence by achieving AGD’s highest honor for lifelong learning — the Mastership Award. Mastership represents the highest level of achievement for members in accordance with AGD's mission to advance general dentistry and oral health through quality continuing education.
To earn Mastership, you must complete the following requirements:
For more information, download the AGD Mastership Award Guidelines.
To receive your AGD Mastership Award submit your application and the required fee to AGD by Dec. 31. Click on the blue APPLY FOR MASTERSHIP box below to start the online application.
Click here for step-by-step directions on applying online for the AGD Mastership Award.
Search the AGD’s Member-only CE Directory to find courses that will help you meet the Mastership Award Requirements. You can also find AGD PACE-Approved CE organizations in your state and contact them direct for information about their upcoming courses.
Team up with your colleagues in pursuit of Mastership. MasterTrack® Programs foster camaraderie and enable members to earn Mastership more quickly than they could on their own — usually within four or five years.
Each program’s organizer determines the order in which CE requirements are addressed. Most programs offer protocol courses, allowing participants to apply the new skills and techniques covered in class, and then discuss the outcomes with the instructor and colleagues. A protocol course has three primary components:
Find out whether there’s an AGD MasterTrack® Program in your area, or contact your AGD constituent about other programs or study clubs that may be available to you. You can also search the AGD Member-only CE Directory to find courses near you. For hands-on courses select either “Participation” or “Protocol (MasterTrack®)” as the course type.