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Feb 26, 2016 02:37 PM
AAPD and Sunstar Partner to Provide Tools to Teach Children Healthy Oral Care Habits on Modern Living with kathy ireland®
Feb 22, 2016 04:22 PM
Dr. Paul Casamassimo, director of AAPD’s Pediatric Oral Health Research & Policy Center, was interviewed by Nadia Kounang for an article based on analysis in Pediatrics regarding teething.
Feb 16, 2016 04:50 PM
On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Weber Shandwick conducted a very successful satellite media tour with AAPD President Dr. Robert Delarosa where he did interviews with 26 radio and television outlets across the country, including several in key target markets (Dallas, San Diego, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Columbus and Miami). So far, nine of the TV stations and two radio stations have aired the interviews including Main Street Radio with 410 markets. This already has resulted in 748 airings and more than 11 m​
Jan 26, 2016 08:43 PM
An online story by the Associated Press on Jan. 25, reports that three out of four children covered by Medicaid in four states (California, Indiana, Louisiana and Maryland) didn’t receive all required dental care over a recent two-year period, according to a report from the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office. The report states that one in four children didn’t see a dentist at all, citing such reasons as too few dentists accepting Medicaid patients and a lack of education about ​
Sep 23, 2015 07:21 PM
AAPD national spokesperson Dr. Sarat Thikkurissy was interviewed by Christie Aschwanden for a story on sedation dentistry that appeared in the health and science section of the Washington Post. According to the article:
Aug 25, 2015 04:27 PM
AAPD President Dr. Robert Delarosa was interviewed by Lisa Esposito for an article titled, “13 Tips for Getting Kids Health-Ready for Back to School.” According to the article:
Mar 09, 2015 08:04 PM
Dr. Paul Casamassimo was interviewed by Tony Edwards, editor in chief of, for a March 6 story regarding the recent CDC caries report. According to the article: "The changes in the rates of dental caries are in a positive direction," he "There's been a reduction in the suffering and treatment burden on families and children, so we're pleased the trend is going in that direction." This reduction in the caries rate is something of a validation of the work the d​
Feb 25, 2015 09:05 PM
AAPD President Dr. Ed Moody was interviewed and quoted in a story by Julie Revelant titled, “7 Mistakes Parents Make With Their Kids’ Teeth.”
Feb 09, 2015 06:23 PM
Dr. Edward Moody, AAPD President contributed a bylined article to BabyCenter titled, “Teething 101: Tips from a dentist and dad,” as part of our National Children’s Dental Health Month outreach.
Sep 18, 2014 04:37 PM
AAPD President Dr. Edward Moody was interviewed by Maria Masters for a news brief on how to prevent tooth decay in kids. According to the article:
Aug 25, 2014 02:52 PM
AAPD President Dr. Edward Moody and Dr. Rhea Haugseth were interviewed by Gracie Bonds with the Atlanta Journal Constitution for a story on how baby teeth shouldn’t be ignored. The article highlights multiple AAPD campaign key messages and references the "State of Little Teeth Report."
Chelsea Knorr, editor of Dentaltown Magazine, spoke with Dr. Warren A. Brill, immediate past president of the AAPD to learn more about the Monster-Free Mouths Movement -- an educational campaign that addresses the nationwide threat to children's oral health.
Jul 02, 2014 03:32 PM
AAPD President, Dr. Edward Moody issued a statement to regarding last week’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) safety alert that oral viscous lidocaine 2% solution should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain.
Jun 18, 2014 04:25 PM
AAPD’s Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Access to Care Grants Program was named one of ASAE’s 2014 Power of A Gold Awardees. The Power of A Awards recognize a select number of organizations annually that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.
Jun 06, 2014 03:20 PM
AAPD President Dr. Ed Moody was interviewed by Tony Edwards, Editor in Chief of Dr. for the publication’s Leaders in Dentistry Section—a series of interviews with researchers, practitioners and opinion leaders who are instrumental in changing the practice of dentistry.
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.
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,​
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.
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​
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.”
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​
Jan 03, 2014 05:33 PM
AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill, AAPD’s Director of the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center Dr. Paul Casamassimo, AAPD National Spokesperson Dr. Martha Ann Keels, and AAPD member Dr. Nuntiya Kakanantadilok were all featured in a story that appeared on about how common mistakes can ruin your teeth. The article was titled "7 Ways You’re Ruining Your Teeth."
Dec 16, 2013 09:22 PM
Mentor Magazine featured AAPD President Warren Brill in their Closing Pitch section about his career path in pediatric dentistry. Brill discovered his passion thanks to clinicians that encouraged him to become a dentist. "I realized that repairing the ravages of time was not nearly as satisfying as being able to help put patients on track to optimum health," Berg recalls, "so pediatrics was the obvious choice.” In fact, Brill was named pediatric dentist of the year by the AAPD in 2009.
Nov 21, 2013 08:48 PM
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Healthy Kids blog featured Dr. Paul Reggiardo, AAPD national spokesperson, in a Q&A to help inform consumers about the Affordable Care Act and kids’ dental benefits. Pediatric dental benefits are now considered to be one of 10 “essential benefits” plans must provide. With that said, children will either have pediatric dental benefits included in a medical plan package or there will be an option to purchase these benefits separately. That is why Dr. Reggiardo highly re​
Nov 01, 2013 02:56 PM
Dentaltown Magazine featured AAPD’s Foundation, Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC) President Dr. Beverly Largent and AAPD Immediate Past-President Dr. Joel Berg in its October issue. In addition, AAPD’s Public Relations Senior Manager Erika Skorupskas was also featured in a story dedicated to an autistic patient and his dental experiences. Check out the various interviews in its October issue:
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.
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 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.
Aug 29, 2013 04:21 PM
New Survey Reveals that More Parents Report Their Children Brushing Their Teeth for Two Minutes, Twice a Day
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.
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 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 04:03 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​
May 28, 2013 08:30 PM
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 during its 66th Annual Session at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on May 26, 2013.
May 01, 2013 08:16 PM
The first year of age for your toddler is important and if you’re a first-time parent, you can learn all about the importance of your toddler’s dental health. AAPD President-Elect Dr. Warren Brill was interviewed by regarding what to expect on your toddler’s dental visit.
May 01, 2013 04:35 PM
Kids’ Healthy Mouths celebrity campaign spokesperson Laila Ali participated in a mini-media blitz last week.
Mar 07, 2013 04:24 PM
While brushing may not be the ultimate favorite thing for a kid to do, Dr. Edward Moody shares a few fun tips with for parents and caregivers to make brushing fun. To maintain your child’s teeth healthy and cavity free, you can start by following one of the fun tips and take advantage of those natural copycat tendencies.
Feb 27, 2013 03:30 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg participated in a Question & Answer interview that was featured on the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s blog titled, “O Say Can You See.” The blog takes readers behind the scenes at the museum, sharing insights and information about its exhibitions, events, collections, research projects, and more. In tandem with NCDHM, Berg addressed questions on the history of pediatric oral care.
Feb 21, 2013 10:33 PM
As you all know, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so this particular issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene focuses on treating the youngest patients. Dr. Joel H. Berg submitted a guest editorial on the importance of brushing technique titled, “Keep It Simple.” The article emphasizes how effective toothbrushing technique and compliance can make all the difference in caries prevention.
Feb 21, 2013 10:28 PM
Dr. Jeffrey A. Dean and his colleagues fulfilled AAPD’s four-part CE series in the December issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene in an article titled, “Managing the Developing Occlusion.”
Jan 28, 2013 09:41 PM
AAPD President Joel H. Berg was interviewed by Julie Revelant with about how to maintain your child’s healthy teeth. The online article included five tips to ensure a healthy lifetime smile for your child. The first tip is vital for parents to follow.
Jan 16, 2013 04:23 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg was interviewed by School Nurse News regarding the important issues surrounding student and dental trauma. The article was published in the November 2012 issue. When an impact to the head is forceful enough to knock out a child’s tooth, the child needs to be assessed neurologically, according to Joel Berg, D.D.S., president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Jan 02, 2013 09:09 PM
A recent study by Case Western Reserve University researchers shows a link between obesity and cavities among children living in poverty. The study found that as those children age, the risk of obesity increases, as do the number of cavities.
Jan 02, 2013 08:50 PM
On December 19, issued its morning report regarding pediatric dentistry, and how it is the fastest growing dental specialty. Mark Garrison with Marketplace also visited the Manhattan practice of AAPD national spokesperson Dr. Jed Best, as well as NYU’s College of Dentistry, where Mark visited AAPD National Spokesperson Dr. Amr Moursi.
Dec 11, 2012 05:55 PM
In a segment, titled, “Kids’ Dental Clinic Fields New Complaints,” an NBC News investigation of the performance of Small Smiles' 63 dental clinics over the last three years found repeated allegations of substandard work and unnecessary procedures which drove up the cost to taxpayers. The allegations came from anguished parents, government investigators and former employees around the country. Such practices violate a settlement the company reached with the Justice Department in January 2010, fo​
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Aug 15, 2012 03:45 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg and national spokesperson Dr. Mario Ramos participated yesterday in 37 media interviews across English and Spanish TV, radio, print and digital outlets re our new Ad Council Campaign. Please follow the links below to view a sampling of the English & Spanish live Satellite Media Tour clips from yesterday's media tour.
Aug 14, 2012 01:29 PM
According to a survey released by the Ad Council today less than half (44%) of parents in the U.S. report that their child brushes their teeth twice a day or more.
Aug 14, 2012 01:21 PM
To coincide with today’s announcement of our historic Ad Council Campaign on Children’s Oral Health, the New York Times did an exclusive feature story that appeared in today’s Media & Advertising section of the newspaper. The article by Jane L. Levere covers in depth our new multimedia public service campaign and includes quotes from Ad Council President Peggy Conlon, as well as Grey New York’s Executive Creative Director Rob Baiocco.
Jul 16, 2012 07:12 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg was interviewed by CNN regarding new analysis on dental fillings in children that suggests non-metal fillings may contribute to behaviorial problems. The study authors caution that their results only point to an association; they say their analysis does not prove that BPA causes any behavior changes.
AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg and national spokesperson Dr. Indru Punwani were both included in today’s story regarding last night’s ABC News story that examined the potential risks of pediatric dental sedation. The ABC News story appeared on both “Nightline” and “World News with Diane Sawyer.” The report alleged that, in some cases, undertrained dentists motivated primarily by profits are unnecessarily sedating young patients for routine procedures.
Jun 14, 2012 04:25 PM
Immediate Past President Dr. Rhea Haugseth contributed an article to titled, "General dentists can facilitate infant, toddler oral care," which touched on how children’s oral health is an important component in many dental offices.
Jun 14, 2012 03:48 PM
AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. Rhea Haugseth was interviewed by Mom. Me for expert advice on how to take care of your child’s grin. Haugseth was asked 10 popular pediatric dentistry questions spanning topics such as when teething starts; how should parents/caregivers care for their child’s first teeth; the first dental visit; flossing; fluoride; pacifier usage; sugar intake and braces.
Jun 08, 2012 09:27 PM
AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. Rhea Haugseth was interviewed by NBC San Diego during Annual Session to discuss preventing oral disease in children.
Mar 07, 2012 05:50 PM
Dental caries (tooth decay) is one of the most common health problems impacting young children’s primary teeth.[1] In fact, nearly 40-to-50 percent of children will be affected by tooth decay by age five [2] and according to the latest Surgeon General’s report, Oral Health in America, more than 51 million school hours are lost each year to dental-related conditions.
On March 6, the New York Times ran a front-page story regarding the increasing rate of preschoolers with dental decay. As a result, AAPD spokespeople were quoted throughout the piece, including AAPD President-Elect Dr. Joel Berg and AAPD members Drs. Jed Best, Rochelle Lindemeyer, and Man Wai Ng.
Dec 20, 2011 04:41 PM
Tamara E. Holmes with interviewed AAPD President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth, regarding the lack of dental insurance and dental care available to toddlers. Dr. Haugseth believes that if children do not receive the proper dental care, the risk of developing dental decay is high and can be painful. If an infection is left untreated, it may lead to death.
Oct 31, 2011 03:36 PM
Contrary to popular opinion, dentists don’t really despise this holiday. “We just want kids to be kids, and part of a kid’s life is treats,” said AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth. Virginia Brown interviewed both Haugseth and President Elect Dr. Joel H. Berg about candy indulgence and its respective effect on pearly whites. A safe treat to give away include toothbrushes, and surprisingly the kids may enjoy it.
Oct 31, 2011 03:35 PM
Halloween only happens once a year and you can make it fun for your kids without having them go candy-galore. “"This is such a big adventure for them — let them have it, obviously with some caveats," stated AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth to the Associated Press.
Oct 28, 2011 03:32 PM
AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by Laurel Moglen with FIRST5 Santa Clara County (F5SCC) for a podcast about oral health issues predominantly for parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5.
Oct 11, 2011 03:23 PM
Kathy Kincade with interviewed AAPD President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) about her active role and leadership at AAPD as part of their ongoing “Leaders in Dentistry” section of their website. Haugseth spoke with Kincade about the alarming rise in tooth decay, the potential impact of the new healthcare reform law on pediatric dentistry, as well as the need for more pediatric dentists in the U.S.
Oct 04, 2011 03:21 PM
How often do you give your child juice? Dr. Mehmet Oz announced on his show on September 13, 2011, about how he and his team conducted independent research and found arsenic in some of the best-known brands of apple juices, and how the sugary content of fruit juices isn’t just detrimental to kids’ waistlines, but also to their oral health.
Sep 21, 2011 03:18 PM
What do you do as a parent or caregiver if you have a little one that needs braces, but are not sure if it’s too soon for all that dental work? AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by Woman’s Day Magazine for a Q&A about the recommended age for kids to see an orthodontist. Haugseth suggests that it’s good to start early to fix most of the dental work while the child is still young.
Sep 21, 2011 03:14 PM
AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was featured in a Dentaltown Second Opinion column in which she focused against having a two-tiered standard of dental care for children. She focused on the importance of improving the oral health and access to high quality dental services within the context of a Dental Home for those children in need.
Sep 16, 2011 03:06 PM
Children are back in school and doctor checkups are added in the “to do” list of some parents and caregivers. AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by Fox 5 Atlanta about the alarming increase in decay in young children’s teeth and that parents aren’t doing all they can to prevent it. Her main concerns being sippy cups filled with juices and all-day snacking.
Aug 16, 2011 03:03 PM
A new research found that fevers are not related when your infants’ primary teeth erupt. interviewed AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.), about the new research and how to cope when your little one is teething. To help ease the pain, Haugseth advises parents and caregivers to offer a teething ring to their child.
Aug 16, 2011 02:59 PM
AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth was interviewed by Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine about sharing tips and advice to parents and caregivers about their baby’s teeth. Some parents don’t know what to do when their baby’s first teeth come out. Haugseth suggested to parents the top three things they should know and do.
Jul 28, 2011 02:55 PM
With the souring economy, the Tooth Fairy seems to be giving less. How much are you giving your kids these days for lost teeth? According to an article with The Denver Post, the Tooth Fairy is giving an average of 40 cents less per tooth this year. AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) suggests that most parents should keep it at a reasonable price and pay no more than $5. It’s never too soon to start talking to your little ones about money management.
Jul 11, 2011 02:51 PM
Erin Whitehead with interviewed AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. John R. Liu (Wash.) about offering parents and caregivers suggestions on how to best manage infants’ behavior while teething. If your infant doesn’t have any teeth yet, Liu suggests that there’s nothing to be alarmed about.
Jul 11, 2011 02:49 PM
It’s summer vacation and kids are enjoying the break, and perhaps eager to snack more often. The Los Angeles Times interviewed AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) for a Q&A piece about tips on how to keep infants and young children’s teeth healthy. Haugseth suggests to eat healthier snacks such as fruit and vegetables and to be aware of the duration of the intake of sugared beverages and candy.
Jun 24, 2011 02:47 PM
During the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s (AAPD) 64th Annual Session in New York City, Editor-in-Chief, Kathy Kincade with interviewed Dr. David K. Curtis (Miss.) about the Foundation’s five Access to Care grant awardees which supported local service initiatives and provided oral health care to underserved children
May 15, 2011 02:43 PM
As part of CNN’s Living Well Expert Q & A, a mother in San Diego, California posted the age-old question as to when her one-year-old should start seeing a dentist. AAPD member Dr. Parvathi Pokala (Calif.) suggested that a first dental visit at age 1 will serve as the beginning of a child’s healthy start to oral health.
Mar 31, 2011 02:39 PM
A parent and caregiver has many roles, and one of those can be to soothe the pain when your little ones are teething. President Dr. John R. Liu (Wash.) and Drs. K. Jean Beauchamp (Tenn.), Courtney H. Chinn (N.Y.) and Burton L. Edelstein (N.Y.) were highlighted in the April issue of Parents Magazine on babies and the key strategies to alleviate teething pain.
Mar 25, 2011 02:34 PM
AAPD President-Elect Dr. Rhea Haugseth conducted a question-and-answer session with Helen Jung of The Oregonian regarding teeth-grinding in children. According to Haugseth, “Children exhibit teeth grinding very commonly. We see it in children younger than 7-8 years old often. A lot of children will stop grinding once their six-year permanent molars erupt. Their permanent teeth bite begins to establish itself once those molars erupt.”
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