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Dec 07, 2012 05:17 PM
Dr. John S. Rutkauskas, chief executive officer of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), was selected as the 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Public Advocacy Award on behalf of the Friends of the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR). The award was presented to Rutkauskas during FNIDCR’s Annual Conference and Awards Dinner for its members and friends, including distinguished leaders from across the U.S., Canada and abroad, on December 6 at the Marriott Hote​
Dec 04, 2012 08:26 PM
Disney and CE! Click here to register online now for the meeting, social events and additional programming which includes a Preconference course on Thursday, May 23, titled: "Pulp Therapy and Trauma". Don't miss the keynote address on Friday, May 24; Chef Marcus Samuelsson is an internationally acclaimed chef who has thrilled the food scene with a blend of culture and artistic excellence. From the education to the theme parks, this is sure to be a thrilling meeting!
Nov 29, 2012 10:14 PM
Yahoo! Health posted the following story about dental decay and children’s oral health from the Ad Council's survey results. The story's been syndicated a few times, including on WTOP radio’s site.
Nov 29, 2012 09:43 PM
National AAPD spokesperson Dr. Indru C. Punwani and AAPD members Drs. Kristin Elliot, Mira Albert and Mark Cabana are all included in a story on a child’s first dental visit. The story appears in the Health and Wellness section of Hinsdale Magazine, which was posted on November 27.
Oct 29, 2012 09:15 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), in partnership with the American Dental Association (ADA) is piloting a new approach to obtaining pediatric dentists' feedback on key professional issues: an online membership panel. The AAPD strives for data-driven decision-making, and pediatric dentists' input is critical. Taking a panel approach will allow the AAPD to get your input quickly, helping the AAPD make more informed decisions.
Oct 29, 2012 04:07 PM
Recognizing Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children’s (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), expanding work supporting initiatives providing oral care for underserved children, SDI North America has kicked off a cause-marketing campaign donating $4 for every purchase of its 50-count packages of Riva glass ionomers.
Oct 12, 2012 04:19 PM
Changes to Maine's access rules for school-based preventive dental care now require public health hygienists to contact a child's dentist if he or she was seen within the past year by the provider. Advocates for children's oral health say the change creates an unnecessary barrier to care, but the dental board says it improves communication between providers.
Oct 12, 2012 04:17 PM
Oral health advocates from around the U.S. converged on Washington, DC, this week to work the halls of Congress, visiting lawmakers and pushing for funding for dental programs and policies.
Oct 12, 2012 04:12 PM
The city council of Phoenix voted September 11 to continue fluoridating the city's water supply. The vote concludes the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee's consideration of the practice and effectively ends this round of debates over fluoridation in the city.
Oct 09, 2012 03:42 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a happy Halloween by simply brushing their children’s teeth for two minutes, twice a day.
Oct 02, 2012 07:55 PM
There's still time to register for the AAE/AAPD Joint Symposium on Contemporary Management of Traumatic Injuries to the Permanent Dentition.
Oct 01, 2012 07:14 PM
The English and Spanish mobile sites for are officially live! Please check them out when you have a minute, and feel free to share it with colleagues, friends and family.
Sep 21, 2012 02:10 PM
Rebecca Stone with Mentor Magazine spoke to Drs. Berg, Haugseth & Curtis regarding the CDC study on the increase in cavities in preschoolers, as well as the advances in materials and technologies for preventing and treating caries.
Sep 19, 2012 03:35 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg was quoted in the below article regarding a study from the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine about how physicians are using the well-baby visits to do oral inspection, apply fluoride varnish, counsel parents and refer to dentists when needed.
Sep 10, 2012 04:48 PM
AAPD Presentations Submission Deadline has been extended to September 17, 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!
Sep 05, 2012 04:48 PM
It's time to submit your request for alumni reception and meeting space for next year's 66th Annual Session in Orlando, May 23-26, 2013!
Sep 04, 2012 05:31 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, appointed Dr. Marcio da Fonseca as associate editor of the Journal of Dentistry for Children, effective July 1, 2012.
Aug 23, 2012 07:41 PM
AAPD Spokesperson Dr. Mario Ramos appeared with Grover from Sesame Street on Good Afternoon America on Wednesday, August 22. Ramos was featured discussing our Ad Council campaign and both he and Grover were hosting a child’s teeth-brushing party with co-hosts Lara Spencer and Sam Champion.
Aug 22, 2012 03:37 PM
The nations’ network: The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) awards a $67 million, seven-year grant that consolidates its practice-based research network initiative into a single national coordinated effort
Aug 17, 2012 02:25 PM
According to, this campaign is “starting a nationwide conversation on declining oral health.” The campaign stands on four foundations of good oral health care: brushing, flossing, using fluoride, and visiting the dentist regularly. The Kids’ Healthy Mouths website,, features music and videos designed to inspire kids to brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes.
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