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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...

2011-06-01 09:00:00

CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), is currently accepting applications for its three grant programs which are due on August 15, 2011: HSHC Access to Care, Oral Health Research and Future Dental Researcher Fellowship. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100702/HSHCLOGO) The HSHC Access to Care Grants are matching/challenge grants of up to $20,000 per year...

2011-05-27 09:00:00

The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Recognizes Organizations Providing Oral Health Care Access to Children in Need NEW YORK, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC), the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), awarded five Access to Care Grants to organizations that supported local service initiatives and provided oral health care to underserved children and/or children with limited access to care....

2011-05-04 08:00:00

Largest gathering of pediatric dentists to hear the latest in pediatric dentistry CHICAGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, will host its 64th Annual Session in New York City at the Hilton New York, Sheraton New York and Marriott Marquis Hotels from May 26th-29th. A record attendance of more than 5,000 attendees spanning all 50 states and the globe, including North and South America,...

2011-02-01 08:00:00

Supporting Optimal Oral Health for All Children CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, announced today the creation of their Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) The goal of the Center is to inform and advance research and policy analysis that will promote optimal oral health care for children. Through the AAPD,...

2010-12-17 11:20:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, announced today an outreach partnership with the text4baby program. The AAPD's leading pediatric oral health experts will work closely with text4baby in the dissemination of information to pregnant women and new moms about children's oral health care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) An educational program of...

2010-11-19 09:34:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Head Start-State Collaboration Office and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), today announced the launch of the Head Start Dental Home Initiative to improve oral health for North Carolina children. The program links 22,000 children birth to age 5 in the state's Head Start and Early Head Start programs to local dentists who will provide them with a "dental home" that offers comprehensive, ongoing oral health...

2010-10-27 15:50:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, welcomes dialogue and participation from organizations such as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in ensuring that everything is being done to improve the oral health status of at-risk children. Upon review of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's recent evaluation of U.S. dental therapists in Alaska, AAPD questions whether the report's findings that dental...

2010-10-04 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's dental and oral health, is providing parents with recommendations on how to help preserve children's teeth during Halloween and throughout the year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) AAPD offers the following tips that allow children to enjoy Halloween fun, while keeping...

2010-06-15 13:48:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's dental and oral health, inducted the new President and Officers for the AAPD Board of Trustees during its 63rd Annual Session at the Hilton Chicago Hotel & Towers on May 27, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) John R. Liu, DDS, President. Dr. Liu has a private practice in Issaquah, Washington and has been an AAPD member for...


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