About Us

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry (GAGD) is to serve as a constituent of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) by providing quality continuing education programs and opportunities for camaraderie in order to deliver the highest level of dental care, and by informing the general public of benefits of good dental care as well as participating in an organized effort to provide meaningful input with regard to legislation governing dentistry.

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2017-2018 Officers of the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry

Ricky Lane, DDS, MAGD
Amit Patel, DMD
President-Elect, Interim CE & Exhibits Chair
Usman Sajid, DDS
Vice President
Erin Pickwick, DMD
Ken Gilbert, DDS, FAGD
Immediate Past President
John Gale, DMD

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Marianna Kovitch, DMD
Board Member At-Large
Usman Sajid, DDS
Board Member At-Large,
PACE Approval Chair
Robert Pate, DMD
Board Member At-Large
Phillip Durden, DMD, MAGD
Past President Trustee
Travis Watson, DMD, FAGD
Past President Trustee
John Sieweke, DDS, MAGD
Past President Trustee
Suvidha Sachdeva, DDS
Membership Chair
Thomas J. Price, DDS, MAGD
Legislative Chair
Carol Wooden, DDS, MAGD
Region Trustee
Rebecca Hobbs, DMD, MAGD
MasterTrack Co-Director
Nancy Young, DMD
FellowTrack Co-Chair
Monica Chana, DMD
FellowTrack Co-Chair

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