Manhattan Dentist receives prestigious Mastership honors

Published: Aug. 17, 2017 at 8:29 PM CDT
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The Academy of General Dentistry announced that Dr. Bret Gilsdorf, DDS, of Manhattan, received the prestigious Mastership Award during the AGD’s Convocation ceremony in July. it's a commencement celebration that recognizes AGD member’s commitment to excellence in dental education. Dr. Gilsdorf accepted this award at the AGD’s Scientific Session in Las Vegas.

The Mastership Award is the highest honor available in the AGD and one of the most respected designations in the profession. This accomplishment meets the highest criteria for professional excellence and is awarded to less than 1 % of dentists worldwide.

To accomplish this, Dr. Gilsdorf completed over 1,100 hours of continuing dental education in the 16 disciplines of dentistry, including over 400 hours dedicated to hands-on skills and techniques. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Gilsdorf has joined over 6,450 members of the dental community who understand that great smiles and good oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements.

“The AGD is proud to honor Dr. Gilsdorf for his commitment to continuing education and dedication to providing his patients with advanced and exceptional oral health care,” says AGD President, Maria Smith.

“Dr. Gilsdorf has gone above and beyond his duties, distinguishing himself professionally among his peers and exemplifying his allegiance to the dental community.”

Dr. Gilsdorf graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 2005 and currently practices dentistry in Manhattan's Dentistry by Design practice on Westport Drive. In addition to his AGD, Dr. Gilsdorf is a fellow of The American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics and a fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantology.