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2014-05-23 12:24:48

Leading Child Oral Health Charity Now Offers Both Single and Multi-Year Grants CHICAGO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), announced that it will make more than $1.1 million in Access to Care Grants to 18 organizations this year. This is the largest grant commitment ever made by HSHC. HSHC will award $301,000 in single-year Access to Care Grants to 16 organizations. Two previous...

2014-03-28 16:22:11

Five Tips to Prevent Facial Injuries with Simple Sports Safety Precautions ROSEMONT, Ill., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five of the nation's top dental associations want to remind young athletes to play it safe by wearing a mouth guard during recreational and organized sports this spring. Research estimates that about 2 percent of all children or adolescents who participate in sports eventually will suffer a facial injury severe enough to require medical attention[1]....

2014-01-28 08:29:24

Approximately 60 Percent of Kids Have Tooth Decay By Age 5; New Report Shows Significant Gaps In Knowledge About Children's Oral Health CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's (AAPD) first-ever "State of Little Teeth Report" underscores the significant threat that tooth decay has to the health, welfare and future of children in the U.S. And while studies show that delaying the first dental exam until the age of 2 or 3 can have an adverse impact on...


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