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01 Feb, 2017, 08:00 ET What You Don't Know About Your Child's Teeth Could Be Hurting Them

Nearly one in three children ages two to five years old in the U.S. are affected by tooth decay.1 February is National Children's Dental Health...


25 Oct, 2016, 10:00 ET Keep An Eye Out For The Mouth Monsters This Halloween

Whether your children are attending Halloween parties or trick or treating in the neighborhood, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD),...


31 May, 2016, 10:00 ET AAPD Names New Board Officers and Trustees at AAPD 2016 in San Antonio

 The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) inducted its new president and other officers and trustees at its annual meeting in San...


01 Feb, 2016, 11:38 ET One of the Top Infectious Diseases Among Children in the U.S. is Preventable

 This February, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is celebrating National Children's Dental Health Month by hosting the...


13 Oct, 2015, 11:00 ET AAPD Offers Tricks For A Tooth-Friendly Halloween

 To help ward off cavities, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, reminds...


27 May, 2014, 10:00 ET AAPD Names New Board Officers And Trustees At Annual Session In Boston

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, inducted the new president and other officers...


06 May, 2014, 10:00 ET The American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry To Host 67th Annual Session In Boston

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, will host its 2014 Annual Session in Boston at...


07 Oct, 2013, 10:00 ET AAPD Encourages Parents And Caregivers To Enjoy A Healthy Halloween By Keeping Little Teeth Top Of Mind

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, is reminding parents and caregivers that...


30 May, 2013, 12:36 ET American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry Offers Commentary On Pediatrics Report

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, provided commentary today on the report,...


28 May, 2013, 10:00 ET AAPD Names New Board Officers And Trustees At Annual Session In Orlando

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, inducted the new president and other officers...


06 May, 2013, 10:00 ET The American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry To Host 66Th Annual Session In Orlando

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, will host its 66th Annual Session in Orlando...


22 Apr, 2013, 10:00 ET Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Awards 15 Access To Care Grants

Leading Oral Health Care Foundation Gifts Organizations With More than $269,000  Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the...


04 Mar, 2013, 10:00 ET AAPD Evaluates Oral Health Services Offered Under Medicaid

Study is Among the First to Assess Each State's Compliance Along with Best Dental Practices for Infants & Toddlers In the March issue of...


12 Feb, 2013, 09:12 ET What Does the Tooth Fairy Do with All Those Teeth?

Smithsonian Video Provides Answers during Pediatric Dental Health Month Special Partnership with American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry...


07 Dec, 2012, 12:03 ET AAPD CEO Honored With Outstanding Public Advocacy Award

 Dr. John S. Rutkauskas, Chief Executive Officer of The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) was selected as the 2012 recipient of...


09 Oct, 2012, 10:00 ET AAPD Reminds Parents and Caregivers to Brush Children's Teeth Two Minutes, Twice a Day for a Healthy Halloween

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a...


28 Jun, 2012, 15:41 ET AAPD Responds to PBS Frontline's "Dollars and Dentists"

 The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) commends Frontline and the Center for Public Integrity for shining a light on the...


07 May, 2012, 09:00 ET The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to Host 65th Annual Session in San Diego

New Mobile Conference Application Launched for Show The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's...


02 May, 2012, 10:31 ET American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Launches New Site for Parents and Caregivers: MyChildrensTeeth.Org

New Site to Address Pressing Questions on Children's Oral Health  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized...


10 Apr, 2012, 16:36 ET American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Responds to Kellogg Foundation Report on Dental Therapists

 The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) commends the Kellogg Foundation for undertaking the monumental task of documenting dental...


21 Nov, 2011, 10:00 ET AAPD Announces Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center Director

Dr. Paul S. Casamassimo to Oversee Mission of the Policy Center The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized...


04 Oct, 2011, 10:08 ET AAPD Offers Halloween Tooth To-Dos For A Fun and Healthy Holiday

With 41 million U.S. "trick-or-treaters" hitting the pavement in 2010 (ages five to fourteen), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD),...


07 Sep, 2011, 09:00 ET American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Offers Oral Health Video Geared Toward Parents and Caregivers

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, announced today the availability of an...


14 Jul, 2011, 16:34 ET American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Responds to Institute of Medicine Report on "Improving Access to Oral Heath Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations"

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, welcomes the attention and the awareness of...


31 May, 2011, 10:00 ET AAPD Names New Board Officers and Trustees at Annual Session in New York City

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, inducted the new President and other Officers and...