BRISTOL, TN - The Academy of General Dentistry(AGD) is pleased to announce that Janet Hatcher Rice, DDS, FAGD, who practicesin Bristol, TN, received the association’s Fellowship Award during the AGD 2013Annual Meeting & Exhibits held recently in Nashville, Tenn.
Dr.Hatcher Rice graduated from the Medical College of Virginia/VirginiaCommonwealth University in 1985. Her practice, Rice Dental Arts, is located inBristol, TN. Her innovative approach to dental care, delivered around theconcept of Spa Dentistry, incorporates advancements in dental technology andtechniques into a spa atmosphere centered on the individual.
The AGD FellowshipAward is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality ofdental care by remaining current in their profession. To accomplish this goal,Dr. Hatcher Rice completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed acomprehensive exam, and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in theAGD.
As aFellowship Award recipient, Dr. Hatcher Rice joins more than 6,900 active AGDFellows who have gone above and beyond the basic requirements to care for theirpatients’ oral health.
“We areproud to honor Dr. Hatcher Rice for her commitment to the profession,” said AGDPresident Linda J. Edgar, DDS, MEd, MAGD. “She has distinguished herselfprofessionally among her peers and is a role model for both fellow dentists andcommunity members of the Tri-Cities region.”
Dr.Hatcher Rice and her husband, John, reside in Bluff City, TN. They have fivechildren, John, Nealon, Teagan, Regina and Josephine.
About the Academy of General Dentistry
TheAcademy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of 38,000general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral healtheducation to the public. AGD members stay up-to-date in their professionthrough a commitment to continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD is thesecond largest dental association in the United States, and it is the onlyassociation that exclusively represents the needs and interests of generaldentists. A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of allages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management, and overallcoordination of services related to patients’ oral health needs. For moreinformation about the AGD, visit www.agd.org. The AGD is a member of the Partnership for Healthy Mouths,Healthy Lives, a first-of-its-kind national dental coalition composed of 35leading dental health organizations. The Partnership’s campaign is designed toeducate parents and caregivers on how toimprove their children’s oral health in simple ways. The campaign offersfamilies oral health resources through the website 2min2x.org.