Pediatric Dentistry Journal Open Access Articles

Open Access: The principle that research should be accessible online, for free, immediately after publication—is improving the way scholarly information is shared. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has begun making select articles from Pediatric Dentistry available as open access articles.

May-June 2017

Pediatric Phantom Dosimetry of Kodak 9000 Cone-beam Computed Tomography

March-April 2017

Effectiveness of Xylitol in Reducing Dental Caries in Children

January-February 2017

Phase Four, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Controlled Trial of Phentolamine Mesylate in Two-to-Five-year-old Dental Patients

November-December 2016

Bedsharing and Oral Health-related Feeding Behaviors Among Zero- to Three-year-old Children

September-October 2016

Fluoride Varnish Applications in Preschoolers and Dental Fluorosis in Permanent Incisors: Results of a Nested-cohort Study Within a Clinical Trial 

July-August 2016

Improving Quality in Dentistry: An Imperative for the Profession

Sealants for Preventing and Arresting Pit-and-fissure Occlusal Caries in Primary and Permanent Molars and 

Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants (scroll down to Official but Unformatted)

Guidelines for Monitoring and Management of Pediatric Patients Before, During, and After Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures: Update 2016

Very High Salivary Streptococcus Mutans Predicts Caries Progression in Young Children

May-June 2016

Silver Diamine Fluoride in Pediatric Dentistry Training Programs: Survey of Graduate Program Directors

March-April 2016

Project USAP 2010: Use of Sedative Agents in Pediatric Agents in Pediatric Dentistry -- a 25-year Follow-up Survey

January-February 2016

Double-Blind Crossover Study to Compare Pain Experience During Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Administration Using Buffered Two Percent Lidocaine in Children

November-December 2015

Listening to Parents: A Qualitative Look at the Dental and Oral Care Experiences of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

September-October 2015

Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Vital Pulp Therapy for Children with Deep Caries in the Primary Dentition

Assessing Temperament as a Predictor of Oral Sedation Success Using the Children’s Behavior Questionnaire Short Form  

July-August 2015

Pediatric Dentist Density and Preventive Care Utilization for Medicaid Children

 May-June 2015

Proceedings of the Symposium on Innovations in the Prevention and Management of Early Childhood Caries (Full Issue)

 March-April 2015

Dental Sealants Guidelines Development: 2002-2014

 January-February 2015

The Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Exchanges: An Opportunity to Lead Change

The Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Exchanges: Advocacy Efforts for Children's Oral Health

The Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Exchanges: Effects on the Pediatric Dental Benefit

 November-December 2014

Do Early Dental Visits Reduce Treatment and Treatment Costs for Children?

 September-October 2014

Hospital-based Emergency Department Visits with Dental Conditions among Children in the United States: Nationwide Epidemiological Data