DENTIST RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS MASTERSHIP FROM ACADEMY OF GENERAL
CHICAGO (July 21, 2003) - The Academy
of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to announce that Marvin
Thomas Bush, DMD of Pikeville, KY received the prestigious
Mastership award in a Convocation ceremony held during the
AGD's Annual Meeting on July 19 in Nashville, TN.
In order to earn this great honor, Dr. Bush
completed 1,100 hours of continuing dental education in the
16 disciplines of dentistry, including 400 hours dedicated
to "hands-on" skills and techniques. These accomplishments
meet the highest criteria for professional excellence. Dr.
Bush has joined an esteemed group of more than 1,700 of the
most dedicated practitioners in general dentistry who have
received Mastership honors to date.
Dr. Bush graduated from University of Kentucky
of Dentistry in 1979 and currently practices dentistry in
Pikeville. In addition to the AGD, Dr. Bush is a member of
the American Dental Association, Crown Council, Dental Organization
for Conscious Sedation and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Bush has two daughters, Joy and Shanea and
two grandsons, Gabe and Cole.
The AGD is a non-profit organization of more
than 37,000 general dentists dedicated to staying up-to-date
in the profession through continuing education. This commitment
to lifelong learning keeps dentists informed about the latest
research, technologies and products in dentistry.
Since 1952, the AGD has risen to the forefront
of the profession to build a solid reputation as the premier
organization for 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.
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