American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

AAPD Releases SDF Guideline for Pediatric Patients

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has issued the first evidence-based guideline on...

Research Paves the Way for Identifying Sleep Apnea in Children

Childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of the most common, underdiagnosed chronic diseases....

Pediatric Groups Identify Oral Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)...

Dental Groups Encourage Sports Safety for National Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month, and 5 dental organizations are teaming up to...

Pediatric Dental Care Requires New Policies to Improve

This February, dentistrytoday.com celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month with news stories, interviews, and...

Try Communication, Not Sedation, in Pediatric Dentistry

This February, dentistrytoday.com celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month with news stories, interviews, and...

Alliance Calls for More Awareness of Anesthesia’s Risks in Pediatrics

Citing recent cases where children have died during or shortly after undergoing dental procedures...

Sealants Decrease Decay by 80% as Guidelines Get Updated

Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood illness, affecting 21% of kids aged...

Pediatric Sedation Safety Guidelines Get Updated

As the number of children who are sedated for dental procedures has increased, the...

Underserved Communities Get $6.7 Million in Free Care

Kool Smiles has provided $6.7 million in uncompensated dental care to underserved communities via...