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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.
Oct 11, 2017 08:09 PM
Silver Diamine Fluoride Recommended to Treat Cavities in Pediatric and Special Needs Patients
On September 13, 2017, the AAPD and ADA wrote the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee in support of reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
The AAPD is pleased that the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded 10 dental schools or pediatric dental residency programs grants for faculty loan repayment.
Catherine Saint Louis with The New York Times interviewed AAPD Chief Policy Officer of the Pediatric Oral Health & Research Center, Dr. Paul Casamassimo (Ohio), Dr. Deborah Studen-Pavlovich (Penn.) and Dr. Jeannette MacLean (Ariz.) for a story on sedating children for dental work.
Victoria Fletcher of Raconteur interviewed AAPD President Dr. James Nickman on his thoughts regarding teeth whitening for today’s youth.
On July 19, 2017, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2018 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations bill by a 28-22 vote.
AAPD was asked by Tony Edwards, Editor in Chief of, to contribute a response to Megyn Kelly’s segment, “Children at Risk? Kids and Sedation at the Dentist’s Office. ” As a result, AAPD President Dr. Jim Nickman submitted a Second Opinion Piece that appeared online on the website, Thursday, July 13.
AAPD President Dr. Jim Nickman was interviewed by Linda Carroll of NBC News for a story titled, “9 Questions to ask your dentist before your kids go under sedation.”
The U.S. Senate released its healthcare reform proposal on June 22, 2017. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has been advocating to Congress since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to improve provisions in that law to enhance children’s oral health coverage.
May 30, 2017 02:00 PM
CHICAGO (May 30, 2017) — 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 National Harbor, Md., on May 28, 2017.
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