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Jun 14, 2012 03:48 PM
AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. Rhea Haugseth was interviewed by Mom. Me for expert advice on how to take care of your child’s grin. Haugseth was asked 10 popular pediatric dentistry questions spanning topics such as when teething starts; how should parents/caregivers care for their child’s first teeth; the first dental visit; flossing; fluoride; pacifier usage; sugar intake and braces.
Jun 08, 2012 09:27 PM
AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. Rhea Haugseth was interviewed by NBC San Diego during Annual Session to discuss preventing oral disease in children.
Jun 06, 2012 06:22 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, announced this year’s winners of several prestigious awards at its 65th Annual Session in San Diego. Included in the list of winners are Drs. Paul S. Casamassimo, Paul A. Kennedy III, Edward L. Rick, Joseph B. Castellano, Lewis A. Kay, Arzu Pinar Erdem, Yeliz Guven, Beyza Balli, Banu Ilhan, Elif Sepet, Isin Ulukapi, and Oya Aktoren.
May 31, 2012 05:22 PM
CHICAGO – May 29, 2012 — The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, inducted the new President and other Officers and Trustees for the AAPD Board of Trustees during its 65th Annual Session at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina on May 27, 2012.
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May 18, 2012 05:16 PM
The AAPD Oral Health Policy and Research Center is pleased to announce the publication of a Technical Report: An Essential Health Benefit: General Anesthesia for Treatment of Early Childhood Caries.
May 16, 2012 07:41 PM
As shared in the April 27 AAPD E-News, "Inside Edition," a nationally-syndicated newsmagazine show, aired a story on April 26, 2012, investigating the use of papoose boards by dentists:​
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May 07, 2012 09:09 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, will host its 65th Annual Session in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott and Marina from May 24th- 27th. More than 5,000 participants will be attending this year’s event.
Have you visited the new yet? The upgraded site launched earlier this week. The previous incarnation of has been in service since 2002. AAPD staff and worked hard to update and redesign the site with an all new look and feel and upgraded functionality. ​
May 02, 2012 03:59 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, announced today the launch of its new consumer-based website,
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), awarded 10 Access to Care Grants to organizations throughout the country that supported local service initiatives and provided oral health care access to underserved, at-risk children. Through these 10 community-based organizations, HSHC will reach approximately 25,000 children over the next year.
Apr 10, 2012 04:10 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)[i] commends the Kellogg Foundation for undertaking the monumental task of documenting dental therapists and their work in various countries by conducting an extensive review of the literature.
Apr 04, 2012 04:22 PM
A major national public awareness advertising campaign about oral health will start this summer. The AAPD and The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation, along with 35 other groups in the dental community, formed the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and partnered with The Ad Council to produce this campaign.
Apr 02, 2012 04:31 PM
April is National Facial Protection Month, and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) are teaming up to remind parents, coaches and athletes to play it safe as they prepare to suit up for recreational and organized sports.
New this year and with the 2012 Annual Session fast approaching, we are very excited to announce the launch of our mobile conference app. Gone are the days when you had to deal with printed programs, handouts and scratch paper. The app takes everything you need to know about the Annual Session and puts it directly onto your mobile device. You can start preparing early by viewing speaker bios and building your personal itinerary ahead of time.
Mar 15, 2012 04:42 PM
The AAPD Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center is pleased to announce the publication of a technical brief: "Considerations for Caries Risk Assessment in an Essential Health Benefits Dental Plan for Children," which provides an overview of the current research on caries risk assessment, and its potential to improve its use in clinical care of children.
More than 90 AAPD members from 24 states and the District of Columbia participated in the Academy's annual Congressional Lobby Days in Washington, D.C., on March 7-8, 2012.
The AAPD, the American Dental Association, and other members of the Organized Dentistry Coalition (ODC) commented to the federal Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) on Jan. 31, 2012, in response to draft guidance from this agency on essential health benefits (EHB).
Mar 07, 2012 05:50 PM
Dental caries (tooth decay) is one of the most common health problems impacting young children’s primary teeth.[1] In fact, nearly 40-to-50 percent of children will be affected by tooth decay by age five [2] and according to the latest Surgeon General’s report, Oral Health in America, more than 51 million school hours are lost each year to dental-related conditions.
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