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The AAPD along with the ADA, National Association of Dental Plans, and Delta Dental Plans Association recently wrote the U.S. Treasury Secretary asking for a revision in IRS regulatory interpretation of premium tax credit subsidies for pediatric dental insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
 
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May 06, 2014 02:13 PM
AAPD Launches New Meeting Brand and Retains Exclusive Access to Fenway Park for Welcome Reception
 
Apr 21, 2014 04:28 PM
The ADA Health Policy Resources Center has released a second report related to Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance plans (see new analysis), finding that enrollment in stand-alone dental plans (SADPs) in the newly-established health insurance marketplaces varies considerably from state to state. Idaho has the highest enrollment rate for children and Alabama the highest for adults. Overall, the enrollment of children in SADPs is low when compared to ACA objectives. Initial data suggests the lack​
 
InsideDentalAssistingApril2014
Apr 15, 2014 08:29 PM
AAPD national spokesperson Dr. David Tesini authored a continuing education article in the April issue of Inside Dental Assisting titled “Providing Comprehensive, Quality Dental Care to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” This article showcases how successful access and utilization of dental services depend on the entire dental team understanding the patient, parent and treatment method, and presents a non-pharmacological approach for dental teams.
 
EducationPassportBlast
Apr 03, 2014 03:18 PM
Earn Continuing Education Credit Today with our Newest Member Benefit
 
MediaplanetApril2014
Apr 01, 2014 09:07 PM
On March 31, Mediaplanet announced the launch of “Oral Health Awareness,” a cross-platform campaign distributed as an 8-page print publication within The San Francisco Chronicle, and digitally across a network of online platforms, reaching over 3 million readers. “Oral Health Awareness” aims to educate readers about oral health as tantamount to general health and well-being, and to provide them with information about behaviors and preventive measures they can adopt to cultivate a healthy smile,​
 
CareerCenter
Mar 31, 2014 03:36 PM
AAPD is pleased to announce that AAPD Career Center has launched with a new look and enhanced features to help employers post jobs and job seekers find jobs. This updated version of our classified ads streamlines the process and matches the best candidates with the best jobs quicker than ever before.​
 
FacialProtectionMonth2014
Mar 25, 2014 08:07 PM
Five Tips to Prevent Facial Injuries with Simple Sports Safety Precautions
 
Approximately 8.7 million children are expected to gain some form of dental benefits by 2018 as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), an increase of 15 percent relative to 2010. Three million of these children may gain dental benefits through health insurance marketplaces. Overall, these changes are predicted to reduce the number of children without dental benefits by about 55 percent. However, due to the wide variation among states on how dental benefits are offered within the newly esta
 
USATodayMarch2014
Mar 03, 2014 10:26 PM
Michelle Healy, health and wellness reporter with USA Today, published a story in Q&A format with AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill. The article notes that tooth decay in young children has reached epidemic proportions and underscores the need for a child to visit the dentist by age 1. The article also highlights AAPD’s dental hygiene recommendations for kids of all ages.
 
CBSNewsFeb2014
Feb 28, 2014 09:50 PM
Dr. Charlie Czerepak, AAPD parliamentarian and national spokesperson, was featured on Chicago’s WBBM-TV (CBS) 5 p.m. newscast. The two-minute segment captures our State of Little Teeth Report and Monster-Free Mouth Movement campaign's key messages. The segment reached approximately 140,000 viewers via its broadcast. In addition to featuring Czerepak and his office, the interview also included one of AAPD's own: Grants and Corporate Relations Manager Tracey Schilligo, who can be seen in the segm​
 
2014AnnualLogoBlast
Feb 21, 2014 08:23 PM
Upload a photo of you, your family or your staff in your favorite sports gear to #aapd2014 on Instagram and to the AAPD Facebook Page! Tweet it to #aapd2014 too! Photos will be used throughout the meeting and some of the best will be chosen to win prizes between now and the meeting.
 
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Feb 20, 2014 05:41 PM
In 2013, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) partnered with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in providing three free 90-minute webinars on "Compliance for the Medicaid Dental Professional."
 
PhillyInquirerBlogFeb2014
Feb 20, 2014 03:45 PM
AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill was featured in a Healthy Kids Blog in the Philadelphia Inquirer describing our recent consumer campaign launch, as well as key findings from our “State of Little Teeth Report.”
 
PopeNBCJan2014
Jan 31, 2014 03:45 PM
Dr. Warren Brill and Rosie Pope and the Monster-Free Mouth Movement were the focus of this in-studio interview with NBC 4 out of New York. In addition to being posted to the station’s website, the interview aired live at 7 p.m. ET on January 29. The interview highlighted our key campaign messages, as well as featured our Mouth Monsters: Ginger Bite-Us, Tartar the Terrible and Tooth D.K. During the four and a half minute interview, they also prominently showcased our consumer site: mychildren​
 
State-of-Little-Teeth-Final-1
Jan 28, 2014 02:00 PM
AAPD’s first-ever State of Little Teeth Report examines the epidemic of tooth decay among our youngest children. Among the issues it examines are: who is most likely to suffer from tooth decay, what are the immediate and long-term health, social and economic effects, why this epidemic is occurring, and solutions for halting the increase of tooth decay in little teeth. The report also looks at the implications of the federal Affordable Care Act for pediatric oral health.
 
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Jan 28, 2014 12:31 PM
Approximately 60 Percent of Kids Have Tooth Decay By Age 5; New Report Shows Significant Gaps In Knowledge About Children’s Oral Health
 
The House and Senate Appropriations Committee leadership on Jan. 13, 2014 released the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, an omnibus agreement providing funding for all 12 spending bills, including Labor-HHS-Education. The AAPD’s top appropriations priority, funding for Title VII pediatric dentistry, received our requested amount of $8 million. The AAPD also worked closely with the ADA to obtain language that prohibits federal funding for dental therapist or other alternative provider de​
 
Download the AAPD’s 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities as developed by the AAPD Council on Government Affairs and approved by the AAPD’s board of trustees. For further information, please contact AAPD Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel C. Scott Litch at slitch@aapd.org.
 
2014AnnualLogoBlast
Jan 16, 2014 05:34 PM
The deadline for My Kids Dentist Research Poster Competition and NuSmile GSRA Poster Competition has been extended until Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
 
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