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Your favorite podcast host, Dr. Joel Berg, is back with AAPD’s newest Podcast Series, Newly Erupted! Created for residents and early career dentists, this series aims to focus on topics that will help you kick start your career in the dental field, all handpicked by residents themselves!

Listen below, or with iTunesGoogle Podcasts, Spotify, and TuneIn.


About Newly Erupted’s Host:
Joel H. Berg is a consultant in the dental industry and practices Pediatric Dentistry part time in the Phoenix, Ariz., area. He is Professor Emeritus and former Dean at the University of Washington. Dr. Berg is a board-certified pediatric dentist and is a Past-President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and Past-President of the AAPD Foundation.

He is an editor of the book Early Childhood Oral Health, and has published extensively on subjects including dental restorative materials for children, and medical management of dental caries. His current research interests include the development of dental caries prevention programs using risk assessment models to manage dental caries as a disease. He lectures to dental professionals regularly on "Medical Management of Dental Caries". Dr. Berg is also the host of AAPD’s other podcast, Pedo Teeth Talk!

Do you have an idea for a topic that you would love to hear on Newly Erupted? Email with your suggestion!

  • Latest Episode

    Spend 20 minutes with Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp, as she shares her enthusiasm about being AAPD President and what lies ahead. Jeannie talks about her practices, her passion, and her vision for the bright future of Pediatric Dentistry. Tune in to hear the work of the AAPD Leadership, why we need you, our young members, to get involved with your voice, and so much more.


    Jeannie Beauchamp is a board-certified pediatric dentist who is a private practitioner in Clarksville, Tennessee. She earned her DDS degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. She then completed a two-year pediatric residency also at U.T. in 1993. Dr. Beauchamp is very involved in local, state and national dental societies. She has been active with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She has been on the Board of Trustees as Parliamentarian and as the Southeast District Trustee. She was chair of the Council on Communications and is currently Chair of Political Action Committee. Presently she serves on American Dental Association Council of Government Affairs. She was a member of the Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations and ADA's representative on an Advisory Committee of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Beauchamp is also active with the Tennessee Dental Association, currently serving as the Past President and Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee. She has served as a Tennessee delegate to the ADA House of Delegates for 11 years. She is past president of the Eighth District Dental Society.