Edward C. Monroe Receives Fellowship
Dr. Edward C. Monroe, owner of Midland Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Southern Pines, has received the prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).
He accepted his award at the AGD's annual meeting and exhibits July 19 in Orlando, Fla.
The Fellowship Award is presented to dentists looking to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. To receive this award, Monroe completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive written exam, and fulfilled at least three years of continuing membership with the AGD.
The Fellowship Award symbolizes excellence in the dental care profession with a commitment to providing exceptional patient care, a news release said.
"Dr. Monroe's accomplishment shows his allegiance to the profession and commitment to ensuring his patients receive excellent oral health care," said Dr. Paula Jones, AGD president. "The challenging process of becoming a Fellow exemplifies Dr. Monroe's dedication to continuing education and distinguishes him professionally in the dental community."
In addition to the AGD, Monroe is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society and the Sandhills Dental Study Club. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his doctorate of dental surgery with honors from the UNC School of Dentistry.
The AGD is a professional association of more than 35,000 dentists dedicated to staying up to date in the profession through continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD has grown to become the world's second largest dental association.
Monroe's practice focuses on family and cosmetic dentistry. It is at 515 Midland Road. The phone number is 695-3334.
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