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Oct 16, 2014 05:09 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a Mouth Monster-free Halloween. Whether your kids are attending Halloween parties or trick or treating in the neighborhood, keep on the lookout for ghosts, goblins and worst of all, Mouth Monsters. Sweets can still be part of the Halloween fun as long as parents and caregivers help their children practice moderation and proper oral hygiene to keep th​
 
Oct 10, 2014 02:25 PM
Kids’ Healthy Mouths PSA Campaign Continues to Encourage Parents to Make Sure Their Kids Brush Two Minutes, Twice a Day
 
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Jun 13, 2014 08:31 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 2014 Annual Session in Boston. Included in the list of winners are Drs. Beverly A. Largent, Paul A. Kennedy, Jr., Anupama R. Tate, John A. Hendry, Amr M. Moursi, Jerome B. Miller, Brian S. Martin, James A. Coll, Alison D. Campbell and Natalia I. Chalmers.
 
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Jun 05, 2014 09:08 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 67th Annual Session at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass., on May 25, 2014.
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Jan 15, 2014 04:00 PM
Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives Introduce First Free Mobile App, Toothsavers ​
 
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Oct 30, 2013 02:42 PM
In an effort to help reduce the number of children suffering from painful oral disease, the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, a joint effort between The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and the Ad Council, announce National Brush Day™ to reinforce the importance of kids' oral health the day after Halloween.
 
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​
 
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Aug 29, 2013 04:21 PM
New Survey Reveals that More Parents Report Their Children Brushing Their Teeth for Two Minutes, Twice a Day
 
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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.
 
May 30, 2013 04:00 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, provided commentary today on the report, Effectiveness of Preventive Dental Visits in Reducing Nonpreventive Dental Visits and Expenditures, by Sen et al, in issue 6, Volume 131, of Pediatrics.
 
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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.
 
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May 13, 2013 04:14 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, will host its 66th Annual Session in Orlando at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel and Convention Center from May 23rd- 26th. More than 5,600 participants are registered for this year’s event.​
 
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Apr 22, 2013 02:00 PM
Leading Oral Health Care Foundation Gifts Organizations With More than $269,000
 
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Apr 03, 2013 04:21 PM
Laila Ali , athlete, health advocate and mom, has been announced as the new campaign spokesperson for the Kids' Healthy Mouths public service advertising (PSA) campaign. The campaign, developed by the Ad Council and a coalition of more than 35 leading dental organizations (The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives), sheds light on the importance of children brushing their teeth – a basic task yet constant struggle for many parents.
 
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Apr 01, 2013 02:00 PM
Experts offer critical advice on protecting children and young adults from dental and facial injuries​
 
Mar 04, 2013 03:33 PM
In the March issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), investigators from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, present a study titled, “State Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Guidelines: Adherence to Professionally Recommended Best Oral Health Practices.” The report is the first to provide an assessment of each state’s compliance with recommended best practices for infants and to​
 
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Feb 13, 2013 04:13 PM
Smithsonian Video Provides Answers during Pediatric Dental Health Month Special Partnership with American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
 
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​
 
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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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Jul 30, 2012 07:48 PM
Clinicians and scientists recognized throughout the international endodontic and pediatric dental communities will speak at a multidisciplinary joint symposium on traumatic dental injuries. The American Association of Endodontists and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry will hold their second joint symposium on traumatic injuries November 9-10 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz.
 
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Jun 28, 2012 08:05 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) commends Frontline and the Center for Public Integrity for shining a light on the importance of dental care by airing its joint investigation of the nation’s ruptured dental care system and bringing appropriate attention to America’s dental care crisis.
 
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Jun 06, 2012 06:22 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, announced this year’s winners of several prestigious awards at its 65th Annual Session in San Diego. Included in the list of winners are Drs. Paul S. Casamassimo, Paul A. Kennedy III, Edward L. Rick, Joseph B. Castellano, Lewis A. Kay, Arzu Pinar Erdem, Yeliz Guven, Beyza Balli, Banu Ilhan, Elif Sepet, Isin Ulukapi, and Oya Aktoren.
 
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May 31, 2012 05:22 PM
CHICAGO – May 29, 2012 — The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, inducted the new President and other Officers and Trustees for the AAPD Board of Trustees during its 65th Annual Session at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina on May 27, 2012.
 
May 07, 2012 09:09 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, will host its 65th Annual Session in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott and Marina from May 24th- 27th. More than 5,000 participants will be attending this year’s event.
 
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May 02, 2012 03:59 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, announced today the launch of its new consumer-based website, http://www.mychildrensteeth.org.
 
Apr 10, 2012 04:10 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)[i] commends the Kellogg Foundation for undertaking the monumental task of documenting dental therapists and their work in various countries by conducting an extensive review of the literature.
 
Apr 02, 2012 04:31 PM
April is National Facial Protection Month, and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) are teaming up to remind parents, coaches and athletes to play it safe as they prepare to suit up for recreational and organized sports.
 
Mar 15, 2012 04:42 PM
The AAPD Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center is pleased to announce the publication of a technical brief: "Considerations for Caries Risk Assessment in an Essential Health Benefits Dental Plan for Children," which provides an overview of the current research on caries risk assessment, and its potential to improve its use in clinical care of 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.
 
Feb 02, 2012 05:15 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, today announced the availability of its fourth edition of the Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry.
 
Sep 14, 2011 04:28 PM
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC): The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), has named Paul Amundsen its new Development Director.
 
Jul 11, 2011 06:54 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), announced today that they have partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the establishment of an elite and unique Advanced Leadership Institute.
 
Jun 02, 2011 07:05 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, announced this year’s winners of several prestigious awards at their 64th Annual Session in New York City. Included in the list of winners are Dr. Lewis A. Kay, Dr. Heber Simmons, Jr., Dr. Jessica Y. Lee, Dr. Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, Dr. John B. Thornton and Dr. Paul Nick Rogers.
 
Jun 01, 2011 06:57 PM
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), is currently accepting applications for its three grant programs which are due on August 15, 2011: HSHC Access to Care, Oral Health Research and Future Dental Researcher Fellowship.
 
May 31, 2011 07:08 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, inducted the new President and other Officers and Trustees for the AAPD Board of Trustees during its 64th Annual Session at the New York Hilton on May 26th, 2011.
 
May 27, 2011 07:01 PM
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), awarded five Access to Care Grants to organizations that supported local service initiatives and provided oral health care to underserved children and/or children with limited access to care. HSHC announced its Access to Care Grant awardees, each receiving up to $20,000, during the AAPD’s 64th Annual Session at the Hilton New York Hotel on Friday, May 27th.
 
Mar 14, 2011 08:41 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, announced today the creation of their Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center.
 
Feb 01, 2011 08:11 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, will host its 64th Annual Session in New York City at the Hilton New York, Sheraton New York and Marriott Marquis Hotels from May 26th-29th.
 
Feb 01, 2011 07:48 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, welcomes the attention and the awareness of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to improving access to oral health care, especially for the most vulnerable children.
 
Feb 01, 2011 07:45 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, announced today the availability of an educational DVD for parents and caregivers that emphasizes the importance of oral health.
 
Feb 01, 2011 05:24 PM
With 41 million U.S. trick-or-treaters hitting the pavement in 2010 (ages 5 to 14), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental and oral health, knows Halloween can be a frightful time for tiny teeth, from lost sealants and fillings, to damaged brackets and even broken teeth.
 
Feb 01, 2011 05:21 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, today announced the appointment of Dr. Paul S. Casamassimo as Director of the AAPD Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center (POHRPC).
 
Feb 01, 2011 05:20 PM
National Three-Year Campaign Comprised of More Than 20 Leading Dental Organizations
 
Feb 01, 2011 11:03 AM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, announced today the creation of their Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center. The goal of the Center is to inform and advance research and policy analysis that will promote optimal oral health care for children. Through the AAPD, the Center will conduct research studies and policy analysis to further the understanding of practices which will improve oral health for all children. Upcoming work ​
 
Jun 16, 2010 08:27 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental and oral health, is one of only 21 organizations nationally to receive an Award of Excellence in the second round of the 2010 Associations Advance America (AAA) Awards program, a national competition sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and The Center for Association Leadership, Washington, D.C.
 
Jun 15, 2010 08:59 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental and oral health, inducted the new president and officers for the AAPD board of trustees during its 63rd Annual Session at the Hilton Chicago Hotel & Towers on May 27, 2010.
 
May 26, 2010 09:05 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) today announces the launch of its Head Start Dental Home Initiative to benefit the one-in-three low-income children in the state of Illinois.
 
May 20, 2010 09:06 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) hosts its 63rd Annual Session in the Academy’s backyard at the Hilton Chicago Hotel & Towers, May 27-30, 2010. More than 4,400 attendees across the country will hear renowned experts on children’s oral health care and related, timely issues.
 
May 06, 2010 09:08 PM
Parents will do anything to make their children smile, yet many are missing the preventive measures and specialized care needed to keep smiles healthy.
 
Feb 22, 2010 10:13 PM
More than 40 percent of U.S. children will have tooth decay before the age of five
 
Feb 01, 2010 10:14 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental health, appointed Dr. N. Sue Seale as Editor-in-Chief of Pediatric Dentistry and Journal of Dentistry for Children effective January 1, 2010.
 
Feb 01, 2010 09:21 PM
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, is currently accepting applications for its three grant programs: HSHC Access to Care, Oral Health Research and Future Dental Researcher Fellowship. Applications are due on September 1, 2010.
 
Feb 01, 2010 09:18 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) today announces the availability of its 2011-2012 AAPD Coding and Insurance Manual.
 
Feb 01, 2010 09:15 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental and oral health, is providing parents with recommendations on how to help preserve children’s teeth during Halloween and throughout the year.
 
Feb 01, 2010 09:13 PM
he American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, welcomes dialogue and participation from organizations such as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in ensuring that everything is being done to improve the oral health status of at-risk children.
 
Feb 01, 2010 09:10 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, announced today an outreach partnership with the text4baby program. The AAPD’s leading pediatric oral health experts will work closely with text4baby in the dissemination of information to pregnant women and new moms about children’s oral health care.
 
Jun 10, 2009 09:15 PM
Expectant Mothers Should Consider Visiting a Dentist During Pregnancy; Infants Should Undergo Oral Health Assessment by Their First Birthday
 
Jun 05, 2009 09:25 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s dental and oral health, installed the new president and officers for the AAPD Board of Trustees during its 62nd Annual Session in Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 24, 2009.
 
May 20, 2009 09:22 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and The Office of Head Start (OHS) announced today that Hawaii is one of 12 states to be awarded part of a five-year, multi-million dollar contract to establish a network of dentists to combat tooth decay, the #1 health problem facing Head Start (HS) children.
 
May 18, 2009 09:20 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) hosts its 62nd Annual Session at the Hawaii Convention Center from May 21-24, 2009. More than 4,500 attendees from all over the world will hear renowned experts on children’s oral health care and related, timely issues.
 
Feb 02, 2009 10:26 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) put together a Multi-media News Release (MNR) for National Children’s Dental Health Month, held each February.
 
Results: 67 Article(s) Found.