Family Dentistry in Jacksonville, FL Receives Award

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( — July 27, 2016) Jacksonville, Florida — Dr. Rafal Marmur and Dr. Matthew Henry of Jacksonville Smile Center, a company that concentrates on cosmetic and family dentistry in Jacksonville, FL, are both receiving the Fellow of American General Dentistry (FAGD) award. Dr. Marmur and Dr. Henry have been members of the AGD (Academy of General Dentistry) for many years now and have both been recognized by the Fellowship Board of the AGD for their continued dedication to excellence in dentistry.

The AGD is an association of over 40,000 general dentists all dedicated to providing oral health education and dental care to the public. Their members stay up-to-date in the dentistry profession by committing to continue their education. The 2nd largest dental association in the nation, the AGD is the only association that is exclusively representing both the needs and interests of general dentists—the primary dental care provider for all types of patients and responsible for the diagnosis, management and treatment of patients’ oral health needs. The AGD was founded in 1952.

The FAGD is one of two very prestigious achievements that an AGD member could receive. The award has very specific requirements, which makes it difficult for just any member to achieve. To earn this, a dentist must have been an AGD member for at least three consecutive years, complete at least 500 credit hours of continuing dental education, and pass a rigorous comprehensive exam. Pursuing additional designations demonstrates how much a general dentist cares about their patients’ long-term dental health. Both Dr. Marmur and Dr. Henry completed hundreds of hours of continuing education and passed in the top 5% in the comprehensive exam for 2016.

Dr. Marmur graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 1996, he earned his commission in the US Navy and attended General Practice Residency in Bethesda, Maryland’s National Naval Medical Center. After leaving active duty, Dr. Marmur remained as a Lt. Commander in the Naval Reserve and has since been serving the Jacksonville community. He is a member of various professional associations as well as study clubs, such as American Dental Association and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Marmur is certified in Lumineers, Zoom whitening, Invisalign and several other procedures.

Dr. Henry, a new member of Jacksonville Smile Center, finished his undergraduate studies at Florida State University. He then went to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery under an Air Force Scholarship from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. After graduating, he was promoted to Captain in the US Air Force and later served in the Advanced General Dentistry Residency at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. After serving the Air Force for two years, he won the Meritorious Service Medal for his excellence in clinical dentistry. He then entered private practice and became the owner of Beachside Dental Associates where he offered a range of dentistry services to the beach community.

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Jacksonville Smile Center specializes in family dentistry in Jacksonville FL. They provide a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, including teeth whitening, crowns and bridges, tooth extraction, dentures and specialty dentures, laser cavity detection, veneers, implants, Lumineers, cosmetic fillings and Invisalign.

Jacksonville Smile Center

14054 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, Florida 32250
United States
(904) 821-8330