Academy of General Dentistry


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A·cad·e·my of Gen·e·ral Den·tis·try

(AGD) (ă-kadĕ-mē jenĕr-ăl dentis-trē)
Organization meant to serve professional needs, provide continuing education, and represent interests of general dentists.
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"Burning Mouth Syndrome May Flare Up in Middle-Aged Women." Academy of General Dentistry. http://www.agd.org.
Gigi Meinecke, a dentist in Potomac, Maryland, and a spokeswoman for the Academy of General Dentistry. "If your teeth become chalky white,'' she says, "you've had a profound effect on the micro-hardness of the enamel.
Gamble, president of the Academy of General Dentistry in an interview with the New York Times, as saying.
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) supports this position, while the organization Consumers for Dental Choice disagrees, saying FDA didn't call for "stringent precautions" for pregnant women and children.
"Babies who are offered a pacifier do not sleep as deeply as those who sleep without a pacifier," Soxman writes in the peer-reviewed journal published by the Academy of General Dentistry. "Pacifier sucking makes it possible for the infant to be aroused from a deep sleep that could result in the stop of breathing."
According to the Academy of General Dentistry, it is sometimes accompanied by dry mouth, thirst, altered taste perception, changes in eating habits, irritability, depression and reduced desire to socialize and interact with others.
"Flossing is an inexpensive way to improve oral hygiene, but few patients actually commit to it on a regular basis," says Julie Ann Barna, a dentist as well as the national spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry. "With the Aquafresh Floss 'N' Cap, the reminder to floss is unavoidable, which makes getting into the habit easier."
The survey, commissioned by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), reported that 63% of baby boomers aged 45 to 64 were unaware of the link between oral symptoms and more serious illnesses.
Krouse is an active member of the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
The Academy of General Dentistry in Chicago estimates that Americans knock out some 5 million teeth each year in accidents and rough play.
For her dedication and talent, she was awarded a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry in 1988.

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