About the IAGD

The IAGD is a constituent of the Academy of General Dentistry. The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is a professional association of more than 35,000 general dentists dedicated to staying up-to-date in the profession through continuing education.

The Iowa Academy of General Dentistry (IAGD) is a non-profit professional association representing general dentists throughout the state of Iowa.

Our Mission

The purpose of the Iowa Academy of General Dentistry (IAGD) is to serve the needs and represent the interests of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public.


The Iowa Academy of General Dentistry is led by a committed group of volunteer members who give their time, talents and efforts for the betterment of the organization.  The Iowa AGD Board of Directors are actively involved in providing leadership and direction for the IAGD.


Tessa J. Johnson, DDS, FAGD
415 N 5th St
Keokuk, IA, 52632-5618
(217) 257-9492

President-Elect/PIO Chair

Joslyn Slater, DDS, FAGD
702 W Main St
Anamosa, IA, 52205-1636

Vice President

Jeffrey Joiner, DDS, FAGD
1108 13th St SE
Orange City, IA 51041-3303

Immediate Past President

Eric Recker, DDS, MAGD
2114 Washington Street
Pella, IA 50219
Office Phone: 641-628-1604


Roberto A. Moreno, DDS, MAGD
1205 N Columbus St
West Liberty, IA 52776-9601
Office Phone: 319.627.2612


Carrie Borchardt, DDS
825 E Main St
Manchester, IA, 52057-1838
Office Phone: 563.927.5415

Mastertrack Chair/CE Chair

Debra K. Oldham, DDS, MAGD
702 W Main St
Anamosa, IA 52205
Office Phone: 319.462.2531

Membership Chair

Carol L. Moreno, DDS, MAGD, LLSR
1205 N Columbus St
West Liberty, IA 52776
Office Phone: 319.627.2153

Legislative Chair

Stephen R. Thies, DDS
7506 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50324
Office Phone: 515.276.0202

PACE Approval Chair

Craig Driver, DDS, MAGD, LLSR
3308 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA 50702
Office Phone: 319.232.6804

Oral Cancer Committee Chair

Lindsey Meyer, DDS, FAGD
825 E Main St
Manchester, IA, 52057-1838

Webmaster and Editor

Jon L. Hardinger, DDS, MAGD
1339 6th St SW
Mason City, IA 50401
Office Phone: 800.728.6172

Co-Membership/Co-Student Membership/Co-Social Media Chair

Carolyn Duong, DDS
1205 N. Columbus St
West Liberty, IA 52776
Office Phone: 563-288-2612

Co-Social Media Chair

Sophia Chen, DDS, FAGD
525 Timberland Drive
Story City, IA 50248
Office Phone: 515.733.0112


Daniel Nelson, DDS
214 State Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
Office Phone: 641-332-3100

Executive Director and
Email Admin

Julie Berger
2244 Stockwell Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Office Phone: 402.438.2321

Region 10 Regional Director

Thomas St. Germain, DDS, FAGD
12021 Shamrock Plaza
Omaha, NE 68154
Phone: 402.968.2469

Region 10 Trustee

Brad Anderson, DDS, FAGD
4521 38th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58104
Phone: 701.306.1742