The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Deborah Fung, DDS, MAGD, of Roseville, Minnesota received the association’s Mastership Award during the AGD 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, held from June 27 to 30 in Nashville, Tenn.
The Mastership Award is the highest AGD honor available and one of the most respected designations within the profession. To earn this award, Dr. Fung completed 1,100 hours of continuing dental education. As a Mastership Award recipient, Dr. Fung joins more than 2,300 active AGD Masters who have gone above and beyond the basic requirements to care for their patients’ oral health.
“We are proud to honor Dr. Fung for her commitment to continuing education in her quest to provide quality dental care and oral health education to her patients,” says AGD President Linda J. Edgar, DDS, MEd, MAGD. “It’s a remarkable accomplishment.”
Dr. Fung graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 1992 and currently practices dentistry inRoseville. She and her husband, Gary, have four children, Connor, Alyssa, Anelise and Ariana.
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 theUnited States, and it is the only association that exclusively represents the needs and 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 35 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.