The Georgia Dental Society is historically an organization of African-American Dentists that was founded in 1937 to address the concerns of the minority dentists and the people whom they serve. Since its inception it has become a source for continuing education, scholarships, mentorship programs and community service. Our organization is actively involved in the education and treatment of the indigent population of Georgia. The Georgia Dental Society is a constituent society of the National Dental Association.
Education - The GDS offers continuing education for the dentist, hygienist, auxiliaries and office staff. Our seminars are current, enriching and diversified. The GDS offers 12-15 Hours of continuing education during the summer and mid-winter meetings. Recent past meetings have been held at such exciting locations as . . . San Destin, Caribbean Cruise-Cazumel, San Diego, Atlantis-Paradise Island.
Mentoring Programs - The GDS mentoring program serves to recruit high school and undergraduates, assisting them towards a career in dentistry. It provides dental students with assistance and direction towards accomplishing their goals and graduation.
Scholarship Programs - The GDS currently offers scholarship to dental students at The Dental College at Augusta University, MeHarry and Howard Dental schools. We also offer scholarships to dental hygiene students at various schools throughout the state.
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