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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, appointed Noel K. Childers, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., as its new Editor-in-Chief.
 
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, inducted the new president and other officers and trustees for the new AAPD Board of Trustees in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 27, 2018.
 
May 25, 2018 07:00 PM
The AAPD board of trustees wishes to recognize those going above and beyond in our profession and in our community. We will be celebrating their achievements throughout the meeting.
 
2017-2018 AAPD President Jim Nickman of Lino Lakes MN, and his wife Jean, have established a new grant award for the Academy’s Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Foundation which helps put pediatric dentists one big step closer to providing dental homes for 1 million unserved children by 2022.
 
The AAPD board of trustees wishes to recognize those going above and beyond in our profession and in our community. We will be celebrating their achievements throughout the meeting.
 
April is National Facial Protection Month.
 
 
Dr. James Nickman worked with Laurel Niedospial for a story titled, “Everything You Need to Know About Baby Teething — Including How to Soothe the Pain.”
 
AAPD Chief Policy Officer Dr. Paul Casamassimo was interviewed by Susan Scutti for an article on how the CDC had identified a mystery cluster of deaths among dentists.
 
In late 2017 the AAPD along with the ADA and the Organized Dentistry Coalition wrote a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting appointment of a new Chief Dental Officer (CDO) and also to prioritize oral health services in a manner equal to medical services.
 
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, (AAPD) the leading authority on children's oral health, is using February's National Children's Dental Health Month to stress the importance of baby teeth.
 
On Wednesday, January 31st, Dr. James Nickman completed 28 broadcast media interviews with TV and radio stations coast to coast.
 
Download the AAPD’s 2018 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities as developed by the AAPD Council on Government Affairs and approved by the AAPD’s board of trustees.
 
PBS NewsHour interviewed AAPD member Dr. Frank Mendoza, as well as cited and referenced AAPD’s new EBD Guideline on Silver Diamine Fluoride.
 
Rebecca Stone interviewed AAPD President Dr. James Nickman and AAPD President-Elect Dr. Joe Castellano.​
 
AAPD national spokesperson Dr. Sarat Thikkurissy contributed an article to SHIFT Magazine, by SPRIG formerly EZPEDO Magazine.
 
AAPD President Dr. James Nickman and lead guideline author Dr. Yasmi Crystal, were interviewed by Editor in Chief Tony Edwards to address how the AAPD guideline recommends silver diamine fluoride, or SDF, to treat active cavities in pediatric and special needs patients, likely leading to broader adoption of the treatment.
 
For October 2017, the AAPD has put together a mini survival kid with the Mouth Monsters for Halloween.​
 
The AAPD is pleased that the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded 13 grants to dental education institutions to enhance clinical predoctoral dental and dental hygiene training focusing on children ages 0-5 to improve the oral health of vulnerable, underserved, and rural pediatric populations.
 
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