May 23-26, 2019
AAPD Response to CDC Study: Use of Toothpaste and Toothbrushing Patterns Among Children and Adolescents
On Friday, Feb. 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study examining the use of toothpaste and toothbrushing patterns among children and adolescents in the United States from 2013-2016. Overall, the report aligns with the AAPD recommendations by reinforcing the joint AAPD, AAP and ADA guidelines on fluoride toothpaste.
New to AAPD!
We know the value that AAPD members put on networking and educational opportunities we provide through our Annual Session and programs throughout the year. To build on that value, we are excited to enter into this new phase of member communication by providing AAPD members an environment to connect, engage and share critical information and best practices in real time in the new online Shared Interests Groups (SIG) community called Little Teeth Chat.
To find a pediatric dentist in your area now, simply put in your ZIP code and a search radius.
HSHC supports community-based initiatives that provide access to care for all children. Established in 1987, Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children is the charitable arm of the AAPD dedicated to providing dental homes for children nationwide.