February 18, 2014

David F. Halpern, D.M.D., FAGD, FACD, has been elected to the DALE Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

Dr. Halpern has served the oral healthcare community in many ways throughout his career. He has been an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) for more than 35 years and is a recipient of the AGD Distinguished Service Award. He has held numerous national leadership positions within AGD, including serving on AGD’s Board of Trustees as Trustee for Region 5, and as AGD secretary (2003-2007) and president (2009-2010).

Dr. Halpern is a longtime member of the American Dental Association, and has been involved at the local and state levels; he is currently the president of the Howard County Dental Association in Maryland, and previously served as president of the Charitable and Educational Foundation for the Maryland State Dental Association.

Recognizing the importance of lifelong learning for dental auxiliaries, Dr. Halpern encourages his dental team to continue their education and earn professional certification. “I am only as good as my dental team,” he says. “Educating auxiliaries and increasing their knowledge and skill sets enhances the overall professionalism of the oral healthcare community, and the public benefits from a higher quality of services.”

Read more about Dr. Halpern.

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