The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Asa B. Selzer, DDS, of Fort Worth, TX, recently received the prestigious Fellowship Award, a prestigious credential that recognizes AGD member’s commitment to excellence in dental education. Dr. Selzer accepted this award along with 340 other recipients.
The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists looking to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. In order to receive this award, Dr. Selzer completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive written exam and fulfilled three years of continuing membership with the AGD. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Selzer has joined an elite group of more than 17,105 members of the dental community who understand that great smiles and good oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements. The Fellowship Award symbolizes excellence in the dental profession and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care.
“Becoming an AGD Fellow means a dentist has taken part in some of the most rigorous continuing dental education programs today,” said Connie White, DDS, FAGD, AGD President. “Only six percent of all dentists have achieved this designation, and we are proud to honor Dr. Selzer for his commitment and dedication to provide his patients with advanced and exceptional oral health care. He is exceeding industry requirements and paving a path of success distinguishing himself professionally amongst his peers and exemplifying his allegiance to the dental community.”
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics there are an estimated 144,000 general dentists who are employed directly in the field of dentistry. 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.
Dr. Selzer graduated from Texas A&M College of Dentistry in 2007 and currently practices dentistry in Fort Worth, TX. In addition to the AGD, Dr. Selzer is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI).
About the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 39,000 general dentists, dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. Founded in 1952, AGD is the largest association for general dentists in the world and serves the needs and represents the interests of general dentists. For more information about the AGD, visit, www.agd.org.