Fellowship - AGD and ICOI

Brandon O'Donnell DMD, FAGD, FICOI

Have you ever wondered about the letters after a dentists name? We explain exactly what they mean below. At Mobile Comprehensive Dentistry, one of our core values is the importance of advanced continuing education. We owe it to our patients and our profession to continue leading the way when it comes to advancements in dentistry. 

What does FAGD stand for after your general dentists name? 

Achieving Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) is one of the few added distinctions a general dentist can achieve. The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is the only professional association exclusively serving the interests and needs of general dentists.

Brandon O'Donnell, DMD, FAGD, FICOI is one of only 7 percent of general dentists in the U.S. and Canada to achieve this honor. Achieving Fellowship, you can rest assured that he is dedicated to providing the finest care in general dentistry. Dr. O'Donnell has been recognized as a leader and an example to other dentists of the importance of quality dental continuing education to patient care. He has accepted the charge to keep abreast of advancements in dentistry for the benefit of patients and the betterment of dentistry as a whole. 


What does FICOI stand for after your general dentists name? 

FICOI stands for Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. The ICOI has been providing dental implant education for 45 years. They are the world's largest dental implant organization as well as the world's largest provider of continuing dental implant education.

Dr. O'Donnell is one of only 21 dentists in the entire state of Alabama to achieve this level and one of only 500 across the entire US. He cares about long-term dental health for you and your family and demonstrates that concern by pursuing these additional designations which show that he is reliable and is an expert in the field. This extra expertise helps him, along with our skilled team, keep your smile healthy for years to come!