American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Report Cites Ongoing Shortcomings in Pediatric Oral Health

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has released its second State of Little...

Many Kids Use Too Much Toothpaste When They Brush

The dental community universally recommends that children should brush their teeth twice a day...

Protections for Children with Dental Sedation (Part 1)

Children are far more vulnerable to morbidity and mortality from sedation than adults, reports...

Parents Still Reporting Gaps in Oral Healthcare Knowledge

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) reports that 74% of parents in the...

Tooth Decay Risk Doubles With Each Year Kids Don’t See a Dentist

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and other dental organizations all urge parents...

Tinanoff Takes Award for Evidence-Based Pediatric Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has named Norman Tinanoff, DDS, the recipient...

AAPD Names Chi Its Pediatric Dentist of the Year

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has named Donald Chi, DDS, PhD, associate...

Seven Keys to Preventing More Patients from Dying from Dental Sedation

The number of patients—and, particularly, children—who have been injured or killed by dental sedation...

Pulp Therapy May Be Underutilized

An effective, non-intensive pulp therapy treatment for pediatric tooth decay may be underutilized, the...

National Children’s Dental Health Month Fills Chairs and Important Policy Gaps

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). For some kids and their families,...