Fort Myers Dentist Receives AGD Fellowship Award
July 10, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsJuly 10, 2014 - Fort Myers 7-1-30-The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Angela M. Harney DMD, FAGD, of Fort Myers, Florida, received the association's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, which took place June 26 to 29 in Detroit.
The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To earn this prestigious honor, Dr. Harney completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive written exam, and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in the AGD.
As a Fellowship Award recipient, Dr. Harney joins more than 6,400 active AGD Fellows who have gone above and beyond the basic requirements to care for their patients' oral health.
"We are proud to honor Dr. Harney for her commitment in reaching this lofty goal," says AGD President W. Carter Brown, DMD, FAGD. "She has distinguished herself professionally among her peers and is a role model for both her fellow dentists and the Fort Myers community."
Dr. Harney graduated from the University of Florida in 2007 and currently practices dentistry in Fort Myers. She and her fiancé, Justin Nash, are engaged to be married this September.
About the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of 38,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. AGD members stay up-to-date in their profession through a commitment to continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD is the second largest dental association in the United States, and it is the only association that exclusively serves the needs and represents the interests of general dentists. A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management, and overall coordination of services related to patients' oral health needs. For more information about the AGD, visit www.agd.org. The AGD is a member of the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, a first-of-its-kind national dental coalition composed of 37 leading dental health organizations. The Partnership's campaign is designed to educate parents and caregivers on how to improve their children's oral health in simple ways. The campaign offers families oral health resources through the website 2min2x.org.