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Dr. Stephen Wilson, AAPD’s co-lead author of new sedation guidelines, was interviewed by Dr.Bicuspid.com for a story titled, “New Sedation Guidelines Emphasize Patient Safety,” published on June 30. 
 
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved a FY2017 funding bill on June 7, followed by full Appropriations Committee passage on June 9, 2016 by a 29-1 vote.
 
The Connecticut State Budget passed during the 2016 legislative session resulted in a 5% across the board reduction in children’s dental Medicaid reimbursement rates.
 
Jun 29, 2016 03:35 PM
AAP & AAPD Report Updates Safe Practices When Sedating a Pediatric Patient
 
Jun 13, 2016 05:01 PM
AAPD Webinar about how to manage reviews of your business on Yelp, Google and Facebook.
 
May 31, 2016 04:15 PM
AAPD Names New Board Officers and Trustees at AAPD 2016 in San Antonio
 
May 31, 2016 03:00 PM
Register Your CEs Now!
 
May 23, 2016 08:00 PM
AAPD HONORS WINNERS AT ANNUAL SESSION IN SAN ANTONIO
 
General Assembly Materials Available for Members
 
This year the for the first time in 10 years, AAPD is proposing a dues increase.
 
April is National Facial Protection Month and this year five health organizations are doubling down on mouth guards.
 
With 75% of parents logging into Facebook daily, the well-established social platform is an ideal – and affordable – channel to build awareness of and promote your practice. Join global public relations firm Weber Shandwick on April 21 for a 60-minute webinar to better understand why the social platform should be considered a cornerstone for your practice’s online presence, and how to best use the page to engage with families you care for on a daily basis.
 
Feb 26, 2016 02:37 PM
AAPD and Sunstar Partner to Provide Tools to Teach Children Healthy Oral Care Habits on Modern Living with kathy ireland®
 
Feb 22, 2016 08:05 PM
This week the AAPD continues to celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month by collaborating for two separate and fun Twitter chats on how to protect those little teeth. You won't want to miss either chat on how to get children to brush their teeth and enjoy doing it!
 
Feb 22, 2016 04:22 PM
Dr. Paul Casamassimo, director of AAPD’s Pediatric Oral Health Research & Policy Center, was interviewed by Nadia Kounang for an article based on analysis in Pediatrics regarding teething.
 
Feb 16, 2016 04:50 PM
On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Weber Shandwick conducted a very successful satellite media tour with AAPD President Dr. Robert Delarosa where he did interviews with 26 radio and television outlets across the country, including several in key target markets (Dallas, San Diego, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Columbus and Miami). So far, nine of the TV stations and two radio stations have aired the interviews including Main Street Radio with 410 markets. This already has resulted in 748 airings and more than 11 m​
 
Feb 12, 2016 05:02 PM
In early January 2016, the AAPD and ADA sent two comment letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) concerning the CMS regulation on Medicaid Programs: Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicaid Services issued on Nov. 2, 2015 (CMS-2328-FC). The organizations urged that dental services be included in state Access Monitoring Plans that must be submitted to CMS by July 1, 2016. A number of additional recommendations were made related to market-based reimbursements and me
 
Feb 03, 2016 03:25 PM
This February, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month by hosting the Tournament of Tooth Care, showcasing how parents and caregivers can help their kids fend off the Mouth Monsters –a.k.a. tooth decay. Parents and caregivers can tune in to the Mouth Madness to learn how to help little teeth take on the Mouth Monsters one big game at a time.
 
Jan 26, 2016 08:43 PM
An online story by the Associated Press on Jan. 25, reports that three out of four children covered by Medicaid in four states (California, Indiana, Louisiana and Maryland) didn’t receive all required dental care over a recent two-year period, according to a report from the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office. The report states that one in four children didn’t see a dentist at all, citing such reasons as too few dentists accepting Medicaid patients and a lack of education about ​
 
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