KNOX - The Academy of General Dentistry is pleased to announce Dale Myers, DMD, of Knox, received the prestigious Fellowship Award during the AGD's convocation ceremony, a commencement celebration that recognizes AGD member's commitment to excellence in dental education.
Myers accepted this award along with about 240 other recipients during the event that was held at the AGD's scientific session on Saturday, July 20, in Connecticut at the Mohegan Sun.
The 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, Myers completed over 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive written exam and held continuing membership with the AGD for over 35 years.
As a recipient of this award, Myers has joined an elite group of more than 17,080 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.
"The AGD is designed to influence professional growth and development through continuing education and we are proud to honor Dr. Myers for his commitment and dedication to provide for his patients," said AGD President Neil J. Gajjar, DDS, MAGD.
Myers graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1978 and has been practicing dentistry in Knox for the last 40 years.
In addition to the AGD, Myers is a member of the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the Eighth District Dental Society.