Academy of General Dentistry Wins Two Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards

Chicago, IL, July 08, 2017 --( General Dentistry Recognized in Redesign and Feature Article Categories

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)’s bimonthly peer-reviewed journal, General Dentistry, was recently named a winner of two Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) Annual EXCEL Awards. The awards recognize the best and the brightest in association media and publishing.

A total of 235 award finalists were selected from nearly 830 entries. Award winners were announced and celebrated during the 37th EXCEL Awards Gala, which was held June 26, the opening night of AM&P’s three-day Annual Meeting in Arlington, Virginia. Award-winning entries were displayed at the EXCEL Awards Gala and will be featured in the July/August issue of Signature, AM&P’s bimonthly magazine.

General Dentistry received bronze awards in two categories: “Journals: Redesign” and “Journals: Feature Article.” In the “Journals: Redesign” category, General Dentistry was recognized for its complete redesign, reflected in its September/October 2015 and September/October 2016 issues. The second award, received in the “Journals: Feature Article” category, recognized the article, “What every dentist should know about coffee,” by Lara M. Seidman et al, published in the July/August 2016 issue.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized by AM&P for our work with General Dentistry,” said Roger D. Winland, DDS, MS, MAGD, AGD’s editor. “Our contributors do exceptional research, and our General Dentistry consistently produces a professional and quality journal that spotlights industry research, news and outcomes.”

General Dentistry is circulated to more than 30,000 subscribers and features clinical articles spanning the breadth of topics relevant to general dentists, including diagnostic case reports and research to help readers choose the best materials, technology and procedures for their patients and practice. To read the current issue of General Dentistry or to access past issues, visit

About the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 40,000 general dentists, dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. Founded in 1952, AGD is the second largest dental association in the United States and serves the needs and represents the interests of general dentists. For more information about AGD, visit

About Association Media & Publishing
Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) is the premier membership organization serving the needs of association publishers, business operation executives, communications professionals, designers and content generators, as well as the media they create.

For more information, contact:
Nakea S. Barksdale, AGD Communications & PR Specialist
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Nakea S. Barksdale