NEW WINDSOR – The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 40,000 general dentists who are dedicated to professional excellence through the pursuit of continuing education, has announced that John F. Carpenter, D.M.D., of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, has earned the 2017 Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition (LLSR) for his commitment to lifelong learning, volunteering his services to communities in need, mentoring associates and new dentists, and participating in organized dentistry.
The LLSR is presented only to AGD members who have gone above and beyond earning the association’s highest honor of Mastership. To accomplish this recognition, Dr. Carpenter completed at least 1,600 hours of continuing dental education in 16 different dental disciplines. In addition, recipients must complete at least 100 hours of dental-related community/volunteer service.
“AGD is proud to honor Dr. Carpenter for his commitment to continuing education and dedication to providing his patients with advanced and exceptional oral health care,” says AGD President, Maria Smith, DMD, MAGD. “Dr. Carpenter has gone above and beyond his duties, distinguishing himself professionally amongst his peers and exemplifying his allegiance to the dental community.”
Dr. Carpenter graduated from Tufts Dental School in 1982 and currently practices dentistry in New Windsor. Dr. Carpenter is married to Susan and has 2 sons. In addition to the AGD, Dr. Carpenter is a member of the ADA, NY State Dental Association, ICOI, GNYACD and several other dental organizations. He can be reached at 845-561-2330.
Since its inception in 2005, only 304 of the AGD’s 40,000-plus members have received the prestigious LLSR recognition.