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What does DDS, PC, FAGD mean

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What do those degrees my dentist has mean?
There seem to be different kinds of dental degrees.
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
I'll start with the FAGD - it is Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. To recieve the designation you must be a member of the organization for 3 years, and pass an exam

PC - stands for Professional Corporation (a type of corporate structure commonly used by physicians and other professionals)

DDS - Doctor of Dental Surgery is the degree most dental school award.