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Mar 19, 2015 12:30 AM
The AAPD database will be down for upgrades starting March 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET. During the upgrade period, some features may be unavailable.
Jan 21, 2015 06:06 PM
We've extended the early registration rate until next Wednesday but the early housing cutoff date is today so register now and save $100! This course will sell out so don't hesitate, register today!
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is partnering with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in providing a free 90-minute webinar “Compliance for the Medicaid Dental Professional” on December 12. No registration is required. Simply call in the number below, enter the meeting ID number and click the link to receive the video portion (slide presentation) of the webinar. Completion of a short survey will be required to submit and earn the CE.
May 27, 2013 02:00 PM
If you attended the AAPD Annual Session in Orlando, you can now log in to receive your continuing education verification. Simply visit this site and provide your last name and the zip code you used to register for the Annual Session. You'll be asked to select the courses you attended and to complete a brief survey on each course. Finally, there's an evaluation about Annual Session overall. Once you've added your courses and completed the evaluation, the site will e-mail a copy of your verificati​
Mar 02, 2013 05:00 AM
The AAPD's database is being upgraded from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. Central Time. During the upgrade, the following features of the site will be unavailable: online store, member profile update, and event registration. Annual Session registration is hosted separately and still available.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is accepting applications for the Samuel D. Harris Health Research and Policy Fellowship sponsored by Preventech. Pediatric dental residents and individuals in their first five years post-residency (academic or private practice) are eligible to apply.
Building on the momentum of the past several years, the AAPD and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry proudly announces the 2013 Master Clinician Scholarship Program.
Registration for the 2013 AAPD Public Policy/ Lobby Days conference in Washington, D.C. will close on January 16! The dates of the program are March 12-13, 2013. We will begin with a public policy briefing session on Tuesday, March 12, highlighted by a lunch presentation from guest speaker Gloria Borger, CNN’s chief political analyst. Borger will present “The Insider’s View from Washington.”
AAPD is now accepting abstracts for the My Kids Dentist Research Poster Competition and NuSmile GSRA Competition which take place at the AAPD 66th Annual Session in Orlando, May 23-26, 2013. New this year, we have combined the submission process to streamline it for you.
Oct 24, 2012 07:32 PM
AAPD needs your help. You’ve done so much to help educate your community about the need for proper oral health care for children, but we’re quickly coming upon a critical moment in time to raise awareness—National Brush Day on November 1.
Oct 03, 2012 03:00 PM
Everyone wants to make a great first impression, especially with a new patient. How are you and your staff handling new patient calls? Register now for this webinar to learn a number of effective tools to become a smooth operator and master the new patient call! This AAPD Webinar is Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at 1:30 EST presented by Dr. Ann Bynum.
AAPD Presentations Submission Deadline is September 10, 2012 Do you have a topic area, treatment update, or concept that is beneficial to pediatric dentists? If you want to get more involved with AAPD and be part of the educational program, start by speaking at one of these well attended sessions at the next Annual Session in Orlando, May 23-26, 2013!
May 27, 2012 03:45 PM
If you attended the AAPD Annual Session in San Diego, you can now log in to receive your continuing education verification. Simply visit this site and provide your last name and the zip code you used to register for the Annual Session. You'll be asked to select the courses you attended and to complete a brief survey on each course. Finally, there's an evaluation about Annual Session overall.
AAPD is providing the Scientific Course Handouts electronically in advance of the AAPD Annual Session in San Diego, Califf., so you can view and print which ones you want to bring with you.
Apr 10, 2012 04:12 PM
Today a study was released and published in CANCER, that associates yearly or more frequent dental X-rays to an increased risk of developing meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor. Similar to the ADA, AAPD’s long-standing position is that dentists should order dental X-rays for patients only when necessary for diagnosis and treatment.
In February 2011, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the American Dental Association (ADA) presented joint written comments to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS).
On Aug. 30, 2010, the AAPD and the ADA filed joint comments with the Cen­ters for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) concerning quality of care.
President Obama signed into law on Aug. 10, 2010, a measure that includes an extension to the increase in the federal medi­cal assistance percentage (FMAP) for state Medicaid programs.
Nov 01, 2010 03:59 PM
November 2010: ADA-AAPD Letter on CMS Chief Dental Officer
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is pleased to announce the states that will launch the Head Start Dental Home Initiative in the 2010-2011 contract year. The goal of the initiative is the development of a national network of dentists to provide dental homes for Head Start children. Initiative activities are not limited to states that have launched; activities in support of Initiative goals are underway across the country.
Vermont recently became the 32nd state to pass a mandatory general anesthesia coverage law, thanks especially to the efforts of pediatric dentist Dr. George "Spin" Richardson and Rep. Steve Maier and Sen. Jane Kitchel.
The AAPD, as part of the Organized Dentistry Coalition, recently wrote Congress in support of legislation that would repeal an onerous tax reporting requirement contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Jul 07, 2009 03:16 PM
On June 23, 2009, the Federal Register published a notice with respect to section 501 of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA).
Legal Parameters for Advertisements by General Dentists Who Treat Children
Risk Management Issues for Parental Presence/Absence
Federal Election Law: Know Your Limits
New Dental Board Guidelines Address Sexual Relationships
The Action Heats Up on Medicaid Litigation
The Government’s Medicaid Fraud Tools: Good Reasons to Stay out of Trouble and Strategies to Preempt Trouble
What Went Wrong and What Can We Learn?
Some Reminders about Informed Consent
The 24-Hour History and Physical Examination Regulation and the Impact on Hospital Operating Room Cases​
Aftermath: New Illinois Sedation Law
Sep 30, 2008 10:32 AM
Washington, D.C.– September 26, 2008– The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental health, continues to advocate for equal access to care for all children.
What is the Dentist’s Legal Responsibility for Parents or Guardians with Hearing Impairments or Limited English Proficiency?
Legal Considerations for Partnerships
Draft for Electronic Vote
Mar 07, 2007 10:23 AM
Recognizing the acute national shortage of pediatric dentists, the U.S. Congress in its final Continuing Resolution for federal fiscal year (FY) 2007 directed funding of $5 million for the "Title VII" Pediatric Dentistry residency training grant program.
For Board review by March 31, 2006
GME Legal Analysis for Pediatric Dentistry (October 2005)
Legislative Requests to Congress to Improve Children's Oral Health Care (April 2005)
Study Says Preventive Dental Care for Children Saves Money
Children’s Hospitals GME Fact Sheet for Pediatric Dental Educators [March 2005]
ADA Report – State Innovations to Improve Dental Access for Low-Income Children: A Compendium, 2nd edition (contains excellent Medicaid dental fee analysis)
2004 Legislative Workshop Agenda
Bright Futures Web Site
Your PAC in Action
ADA Dental Access White Paper
Child Advocate's Report: September 2004
Update on AAPD Advocacy Activities
Roster of Officers, Trustees, Boards, Councils and Committees
AAPD to Host 5th Annual Legislative Workshop for Pediatric Dentistry Leaders
2004 Legislative Requests to Congress to Improve Children's Oral Health Care
Child Advocate's Report: May 2004
AAPD PAC Donors 2003
What the Capital Campaign Means to You
Third Year Funding for PIPPAH Grant Approved
Study Finds Pediatric Dental Graduates Treat Underserved Populations
Your Contributions Make a Difference
PAC Chair Report, November 2003
Head Start Opportunities: Soliciting AAPD Members’ Input
AAPD PAC Congressional Evaluation Grid for 2004 Elections
ADA Report - Children's Dental Medicaid
Child Advocate's Report, September 2003
August 2002 Forum on Enhancing Partnerships for Head Start and Oral Health
Head Start and Oral Health 2003 Presentations
2003 AAPD Fact Sheets on Legislative Requests to Congress
AAPD Written Testimony to Congress on FY 2005 Appropriations (April 2004)
AAPD PAC Contributors 2002
4th Annual AAPD Legislative Workshop for Pediatric Dentistry Leaders
Child Advocate's Report, May 2003
AAPD/CDHP Monthly Highlights
Advocate List Serve
3rd Annual Legislative Workshop Builds Advocacy Network
The Right Thing for Kids
AAPD Offers Legislative Consulting and Legislative Workshop Programs at the State and District Level (Dec. 2002)
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry E-mail Legislative Alert
Your AAPD PAC in Action
President Signs Health Care Safety Net Legislation that includes Important Oral Health Measures
The Covering Kids (TM) web site highlights a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that offers grants to increase the number of eligible children and adults benefiting from federal and state health care coverage programs.
Child Advocate's Report, November 2002 - Ways YOU Can Help Advocacy Efforts for Children’s Oral Health​
Victory for Medicaid Dental Reform Advocacy! June 2002
Head Start Program
AAPD Merges with ASDC!
AAPD-CDHP Press Release on Michigan Healthy Kids Dental Program
AAPD Elects New Leadership 2002-03
The following list details those AAPD members who have contributed to the AAPD PAC in 2002 at the Junior Ambassador and Ambassador Levels.
Elements of effective action to improve oral health & access to dental care for Connecticut's children and families
Senate Passes Health Care Safety Net Legislation that includes Important Oral Health Measures
U.S. Senate Testimony on FY 2003 Title VII Funding - Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition​
2002 Pediatric Oral Health Legislative Issues for the U.S. Congress
2001 Legislative and Regulatory Outcomes
Council on Government Affairs 2005-2006
AAPD Testifies at Federal Hearing on Proposed National Oral Health Plan
Newly Created Administrative Fellowship Available to Recent/Current Pediatric Dental Residents
Call for Silent Auction Donations
AAPD Foundation-Funded Early Childhood Caries Study Findings
2001 OMNII Fellowships Results
AAPD Foundation and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Collaborate Once Again to Improve Children’s Access to Health Care
Campaign Corner
Donor Spotlight: Oral-B Laboratories
Legislative Overview-Excerpt from President’s Message, November 2001, Pediatric Dentistry Today
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Wins Federal Grant to Improve Adolescent Oral Health
The following list details those AAPD members who have contributed to the AAPD PAC at 2002 in the Patriot, Cabinet, and Congress Levels.
Red Book photos
Children's Dental Health Project
A Legislative Workshop for Pediatric Dentistry Leaders
Child Advocate's Report, September 2002 - Historic Events in Congress, but Troubles in Many States
Members of Congress- This site allows you to search for your members of Congress, including identifying your Congressional district (for House members) based on your zip code.
National Governors' Association- The NGA represents the nation’s governors, and offers valuable policy information concerning health care issues.
National Conference of State Legislatures- The NCSL is a highly influential policy organization representing state legislatures. It is useful to review for an idea of common issues around the country in health care legislation.
Congressional Legislation- Thomas: The legislative service of the United States of Congress, with online searchs of bills, floor debate, committee news, etc.
National Conference of State Legislatures: "Increasing Dentists’ Participation in Medicaid and SCHIP"​
Urban Institute "Does SCHIP Spell Better Dental Care Access for Children? An Early Look at New Initiatives", July 2001
Filling the Gap: Strategies for Improving Oral Health
Milbank Memorial Fund/Reforming States Group: "Pediatric Dental Care in CHIP and Medicaid: Paying for What Kids Need, Getting Value for State Payments"
CDC National Oral Health Surveillance System
National Maternal and Child Health Oral Health Resource Center
HRSA State Health Workforce Profiles
Childrens Hospital GME Information
HRSA Bureau of Health Professions
HRSA-CMS Oral Health Initiative
HRSA Report, Opportunities to Use Medicaid in Support of Oral Health Services
General Accounting Office report, Oral Health: Factors Contributing to Low Use of Dental Services by Low-Income Populations, September 2000.
General Accounting Office report, Oral Health: Dental Disease is a Chronic Problem among Low Income Populations, April 2000.
HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau Children’s Health Insurance Partnership Grant, “Filling Gaps: Integrating Service Systems to Improve Children’s Access to Oral Health Care.”
Medicaid Dental Reform Technical Assistance Materials
General Anesthesia Legislation Material
Wisdom for the Third Molars
Waterslide Safety Tips
Tooth Touch Ups
Tooth Development During Pregnancy
Give Your Teeth a Sporting Chance
Safe Use of Pacifiers
Baby's First Dental Visit
Baby's First Teeth
The Pediatric Dentist
Toothbrushes -- Love Them and Leave Them
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
Five Steps to Ensure Your Child's Oral Health
Parents: Limit the Amount of Toothpaste Used By Preschoolers
MouthGuard Myths
Early Childhood Caries Reaches Epidemic Proportions
Physicians and Dentists: Allies in Preventive Health for Children
Alternative Fluoride Delivery Helps Patients in Need
Appropriate Timing of Dental Services and Preventive Dentistry Essential to the Optimal Oral Health of Children
Empowering Children Who Want to Stop Digit-Sucking
Breastfeeding and Infant Tooth Decay
Fluoride Still a Good Thing Monitoring Its Intake Is Essential
Silent Suffering How Severe Cavities Can Effect a Child’s Quality of Life
Are New Treatments to Prevent Early Tooth Decay Just Around the Corner?
Less Risk for Oral Injury Among Younger Soccer Players Dentists Still Stress Importance of Mouthguard Use
Tobacco’s Allure - No Stranger to Young Cancer Survivors Pediatric Dentists Can Help with Tobacco Interventions​
Oral Soft Tissue Lesions More Common Among HIV-Infected Children But Not Indicators For Mortality
Dental Care in the ER A Last Resort Becomes a Child's Primary Source for Care
Maine Dentists Turning Away Medicaid Beneficiaries Due to Low Reimbursement Rates, NPR Reports
Advocacy Update 2002
Results: 923 Article(s) Found.

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