Archive for July 2012
Ottawa Dentist Receives 2012 Fellowship Award from
the Academy of General Dentistry
CHICAGO (June 23, 2012)—The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public, is pleased to announce that Yamen Ghamian, DMD, FAGD, of Ottawa, ON, received the association’s 2012 Fellowship Award during the AGD 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, held June 21 to 24, in Philadelphia.
The Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. To accomplish this goal, Dr. Ghamian completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive exam, and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in the AGD.
As a recipient of the Fellowship Award, Dr. Ghamian joins more than 6,700 active AGD Fellows who understand that providing great smiles and good oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements.
“We are proud to honor Dr. Ghamian for his commitment to the profession,” says AGD President Jeffrey M. Cole, DDS, MBA, FAGD. “He has distinguished himself professionally among his peers and is a role model to both his fellow dentists and to the members of the community.”
Dr. Ghamian graduated from McGill Dentistry in 2002 and currently practices dentistry in Kanata, ON. In addition to the AGD, Dr. Ghamian is a member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Ontaria Dental Association, International Association of Orthodontists and Dentist's Den Study Club.
Dr. Ghamian and his wife, Hadia, have two children, Layan and Raya.
About the Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 37,000 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 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.