Digital Photography for the Cosmetic Dentist
A Hands-on Program with M. Johnson Hagood, DDS, FAGD

Digital Photography for the Cosmetic DentistDigital Photography for the Cosmetic Dentist is a comprehensive hands-on program designed to introduce participants to the array of visual communication techniques required in today’s dentistry. From case acceptance and marketing to lab communication, this course will dramatically change your practice. The program also will give you sufficient knowledge on how to master the photographic skills necessary for AACD accreditation.

Take full advantage of this course by bringing your current camera system, along with your laptop computer with PowerPoint loaded.

If you are in the market for a camera system, call Dr. Hagood at (772) 567-2237 for advice before making a purchase. Nikon D200 and Canon 300 systems will be available for use and/or purchase at the course. Mirrors and retractors will be provided.

Your photography coach, M. Johnson Hagood, DDDS, FAGD, is a 1991 graduate of UNC Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Dr. Hagood is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and currently maintains a private practice in Vero Beach, FL, that is dedicated to comprehensive restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Hagood has taught dental photography and esthetic dentistry throughout the nation, since 2007.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to the digital camera and which system is right for you
  • Intra-oral photography and proper use of retractors and mirrors
  • Lab communication and well exposed photographs
  • Portrait photography in the office
  • Image management software
  • Image enhancement
  • Case presentation and co-diagnosis
  • Photography techniques to take beautiful and well exposed photographs every time

Ask us about our 2-day photography course which include global photo manipulation with Adobe Photoshop and Photo presentation with PowerPoint.

Scheduled Upcoming Course Dates

  • November 10, 2017


  • One Day ($995)
  • Two Days ($1,695)
  • Group rates are available for Vero Beach or for Dr. Hagood to travel to your location.

Are you interested in booking Dr. Hagood for a photography program or consultation?

Perhaps, you have a study club that would like to advance their photography skills and application of photography in their practice. Perhaps, you are thinking about or are in the process of AACD accreditation. No matter why you have interest, you are invited to reach out and give Dr. Hagood a call at (772) 567-2237 or email him at