Why You Should Join

Become a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) today and join thousands of other dentists working together for the benefit of children's oral health!

AAPD membership will not only enhance your dental career through continuing education courses and colleague interaction, but will also put you at the forefront of the pediatric dentistry specialty through publications (Pediatric Dentistry Today newsletter, Pediatric Dentistry journal, Journal of Dentistry for Children), advocacy, involvement, and children's oral health resources.

As a member, you will receive reduced registration fees for the AAPD Annual Session, exclusive access to over 1,800 pediatric dental and practice management articles and much more through our Members Only section. Advance your career and help support children's oral health by becoming an AAPD member today!

AAPD Member Benefits

Ready to rediscover and rejoin AAPD? Elevate your practice, expand your network, and stay at the forefront of pediatric dental care. Reinstate your membership today to access unparalleled resources, expert insights, and meaningful connections within the pediatric dental community.


New and Reinstating Members may take up to one business day to activate membership


  • How Do I Join?

    Please use the online join service or download the application that corresponds to your eligiblity.
    Links to the online join service and PDFs are available under their respective category.


    PDF Applications

    Email:   membership@aapd.org
    Fax:   (312) 337-6329

    AAPD Membership Department
    211 E Chicago Ave #1600
    Chicago, IL 60611

AAPD Membership Categories

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