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Oct 24, 2013 03:44 PM
Kevin Henry with Contemporary Pediatrics Magazine interviewed AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill about the disconnect between general pediatric care and dental care, and why it’s important to collaborate with physicians to improve the overall health of your pediatric patients. The interview was featured in their October edition of the magazine and includes an article titled, “Children’s Oral Health.” The article mentions some surprising statistics, including the fact that 89 percent of children saw​
Oct 15, 2013 08:32 PM
Jennifer Larson with referenced AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill and Immediate Past-President Dr. Joel Berg about 10 things your pediatric dentist wants parents and caregivers to know. With Halloween around the corner, your children shouldn’t be afraid of visiting the dentist. The best way to spook your child’s fear of visiting the is by preparing them and letting them know what to expect.
Oct 09, 2013 02:00 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, today unveiled its new tagline, “America’s Pediatric Dentists, The Big Authority on Little Teeth,” targeted to the lay public. This new consumer branding campaign is an effort to better connect with parents and caregivers and educate them on the critical need for early check-ups and regular oral care for children. The new brand identity is the start of a consumer-focused effort that will include ​
Oct 08, 2013 04:09 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is reminding parents and caregivers that moderation is the key in keeping children, and their mouths, healthy for the Halloween holiday. According to an October 31, 2012, infographic from Retail TouchPoints, “Americans spend nearly $2 billion on Halloween candy, which makes up eight percent of the U.S. sweet sales.” Given the popularity and prevalence of candy during the Halloween holiday, it’s i​
Sep 23, 2013 02:37 PM
AAPD CEO Dr. John S. Rutkauskas was interviewed and featured in Mediaplanet Publishing’s 12-page oral health supplement that appeared in the September 20, 2013 issue of USA Today in the following cities—Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
Sep 19, 2013 03:23 PM
The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) announces the fifth CMS Learning Lab: Improving Oral Health Through Access, Dental Sealants: An Effective State Strategy to Prevent Dental Caries in Children.
Sep 12, 2013 07:11 PM
Jillian Amodio, contributor to interviewed AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill about the impending Halloween holiday. Brill shared tips to parents and caregivers about how to limit the sugar high for your kids and how to manage the candy in your home during Halloween and the rest of the year. One of the important tips to keep in mind is controlling what kind of sugar your kids get and what form it comes in.
Sep 11, 2013 07:47 PM
AAPD presentations submission deadline extended to Monday, September 16. 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 Boston, May 22-25, 2014!
Aug 29, 2013 04:21 PM
New Survey Reveals that More Parents Report Their Children Brushing Their Teeth for Two Minutes, Twice a Day
The AAPD Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center’s (POHRPC) most recent technical brief addresses the topic of patient-centered care in the context of increasing rates of dental caries in pre-school children, limited resources and a potential increase in patient demand due to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Aug 01, 2013 08:31 PM
AAPD Presentations Submission Deadline is September 9, 2013. 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 Boston, May 22-25, 2014!
Jul 30, 2013 02:48 PM
On July 26, Laird Harrison with Medscape Medical News did a feature story telling pediatricians and pediatric nurses how best to meet their patients' oral health needs.
There was positive news from the July 11, 2013 mark-up of FY 2014 appropriations legislation by the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Committee. This was approved along party lines by a 16-14 vote and the full report, Senate Report 113-071, is available online at:​
Jul 22, 2013 03:15 PM
Kristen Finello with recently authored an article on the importance of getting regular dental care for your child from a pediatric dentist. She not only defined the amount of training for this expertise, but also provided information on where to find a pediatric dentist, referencing not only our online tool, but the AAPD as well.
Jun 27, 2013 08:40 PM
Immediate Past President Dr. Joel H. Berg and AAPD member Dr. Steven Chussid were featured in a Parents Magazine article about healthy habits and soothing strategies while your child is teething. If you’re a first time parent, the first signs of teething typically appear around 4 months—that’s when your infant’s saliva production kicks in and they start to put anything in the mouth
Jun 13, 2013 02:57 PM
The DALE Foundation has just launched a new online course that focuses specifically on working with pediatric dental patients: Behavioral Guidance and Management for the Pediatric Dental Patient. This dynamic course was developed by experts in the field including AAPD members Drs. Man Wai Ng and Sarat Thikkurissy and provides essential strategies, communication guidelines and protocols for working with children and special needs patients.
Jun 12, 2013 07:18 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, announced this year’s winners of several prestigious awards at its 66th Annual Session in Orlando. Included in the list of winners are Drs. John R. Liu, Anna B. Fuks, Sara L. Filstrup, Sheldon M. Bernick, Scott W. Cashion, Jerome B. Miller, Indru C. Punwani, Brega Howley, N. Sue Seale, Alton G. McWhorter, Carolyn Kerins, Kent B. Boozer and Donna Lindsey.
Jun 05, 2013 04:53 PM
Purchase the 66th Annual Session Slides and Audio: The 2013 proceedings are accessed with a Key CD which you insert into your computer to connect to the proceedings online. Then you can view or download any sessions that you have access to.
Jun 05, 2013 04:18 PM
AAPD Immediate Past-President Dr. Joel H. Berg contributed a Second Opinion piece titled, “The Stainless-Steel Crown for Primary Molars Oversuse,” in Dentaltown’s May issue. According to the article, Berg states, “The stainless-steel crown is an important restorative tool in caring for the oral health of children. Although our focus in providing the best oral health care for children is clearly on prevention, unfortunately there are many children who do not seek or obtain oral health preventiv​
Jun 05, 2013 04:03 PM
AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill along with national spokespeople Drs. Beverly Largent, Art Nowak and Kevin Donly, were all featured in a story on baby’s teeth and how the appearance of that first baby tooth should prompt parents to schedule a dentist appointment. The eruption of that first tooth, between the ages of 3 and 9 months, should be a signal to parents to schedule a child's first dental appointment — and one should be scheduled no later than age 1, according to the American Aca​
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