The Illinois AGD had the pleasure of welcoming the SIU SDM Class of 2023 at the beginning of August. ILAGD members, Drs. Sue Bishop, Bethel Buerk & Kirk Hess, spoke to the students about AGD and organized dentistry. Dr. Cornelius Thomas, SIUSDM Associate Dean of Student Affairs also gave supporting statements for AGD. The ILAGD doctors and students discussed the importance of lifelong learning and organized dentistry and how the AGD will help the students become more successful in dental school and in their journey towards graduation and starting their dental careers.