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2012-06-28 10:22:49

CHICAGO, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) commends Frontline and the Center for Public Integrity for shining a light on the importance of dental care by airing its joint investigation of the nation's ruptured dental care system and bringing appropriate attention to America's dental care crisis. While the program showcased the extreme difficulties millions of Americans - including children with government-provided insurance -...

2012-05-07 02:32:58

New Mobile Conference Application Launched for Show CHICAGO, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, will host its 65th Annual Session in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott and Marina from May 24th- 27th. More than 5,000 participants will be attending this year's event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) Presentations from...

2012-05-02 06:25:06

New Site to Address Pressing Questions on Children's Oral Health CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, announced today the launch of its new consumer-based website, http://www.mychildrensteeth.org. A comprehensive resource for parents and caregivers, MyChildrensTeeth.org gathers together all of the AAPD's articles and information that are useful to the general public in one...

2012-04-10 10:22:21

CHICAGO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) commends the Kellogg Foundation for undertaking the monumental task of documenting dental therapists and their work in various countries by conducting an extensive review of the literature. The report, A Review of the Global Literature on Dental Therapists: In the Context of the Movement to Add Dental Therapists to the Oral Health Workforce in the United States, reviews the history and...

2012-04-02 06:25:38

ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Facial Protection Month, and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) are teaming up to remind parents, coaches and athletes to play it safe as they prepare to suit up for recreational and organized sports. A child's mouth and face can be easily injured if the...

2011-10-04 09:08:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With 41 million U.S. "trick-or-treaters" hitting the pavement in 2010 (ages five to fourteen), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's dental and oral health, knows Halloween can be a frightful time for tiny teeth, from lost sealants and fillings, to damaged brackets and even broken teeth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) As Halloween approaches, the AAPD is...

2011-09-14 09:00:00

Seasoned Nonprofit Executive to Oversee Growing Foundation CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC): The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), has named Paul Amundsen its new Development Director. A certified fund raising executive (CFRE), Mr. Amundsen has more than 24 years of nonprofit management experience, specializing in associations and association foundations. "We are very fortunate to have secured Paul...

2011-09-07 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, announced today the availability of an educational DVD for parents and caregivers that emphasizes the importance of oral health. The video covers key oral health topics such as learning about acid attacks on teeth and how to keep a child's mouth healthy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO ) The AAPD oral health...

2011-07-14 15:30:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, welcomes the attention and the awareness of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to improving access to oral health care, especially for the most vulnerable children. The mission of the AAPD is to promote optimal oral health for all children, and our members are the frontline providers of oral health care for the nation's infants, children,...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

AAPD and HSHC Partner with the Wharton School to Provide Advanced Leadership Development Program to Members CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), announced today that they have partnered with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the establishment of an...