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Spotlight on AAPD President and Pediatric Dentist Dr. Joe Castellano/El presidente de AAPD y dentista pediátrico Dr. Joe Castellano

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Spotlight on AAPD President and Pediatric Dentist Dr. Joe Castellano/El presidente de AAPD y dentista pediátrico Dr. Joe Castellano

A new survey conducted on behalf of the AAPD reveals gaps in oral health knowledge among parents and caregivers. AAPD President Dr. Castellano shares his perspective and expert knowledge on key findings of the survey. View the article in English here! Vea el PDF en español aquí!  

[Also Available in Spanish]
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Tooth Fairy Note for Kids!

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Tooth Fairy Note for Kids!

Did your child lose a tooth? This is a perfect printable note for them to sign to leave for the Tooth Fairy! Download the printable PDF here! 

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Little Teeth Truths: Why should X-rays be taken if my child has never had a cavity?

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Little Teeth Truths: Why should X-rays be taken if my child has never had a cavity?

I believe that all pediatric dentists are super heroes but, unfortunately, we were not given the power of X-ray vision! Parents will often ask why we recommend their child, with a healthy and beautiful smile, have X-rays taken of their teeth.  The explanation is simple! There are many parts of a tooth and its supporting […]

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Bring the Little Teeth League to Life with Color!

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Bring the Little Teeth League to Life with Color!

The fate of little teeth is on the line with the threat of the Mouth Monsters! The Little Teeth League is on it, but they need a little help from you! Print the Little Teeth League members out and color them all in to help give them a push toward defending children from the evil […]

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Can You Help Henry and Zoey Escape the Curse of the Dark Tooth?

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Can You Help Henry and Zoey Escape the Curse of the Dark Tooth?

Friday the 13th can be a very frightening day! Black cats running across streets, the feel of ghosts around and most frightening of all…the curse of the Dark Tooth! The curse of the Dark Tooth only comes out when little girls and boys don’t take proper care of their teeth! Eating lots of gummy candy, […]

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Mouth Monster Themed Crossword Puzzle & Word Search

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Mouth Monster Themed Crossword Puzzle & Word Search

Having fun activities for kids to do while they wait for the dentist can help make the entire experience easier for all! This printable crossword puzzle and printable word search are perfect for kids to learn more about oral health care and to also have fun while doing it! If kids get stumped on any […]

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Little Teeth Truths: When will my child’s teeth come in? Should I be concerned if my child has no teeth when they are 1-year-old?

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Little Teeth Truths: When will my child’s teeth come in? Should I be concerned if my child has no teeth when they are 1-year-old?

Kids’ teeth are just like kids themselves….lots of variety! While there is a general timeframe that we anticipate the baby teeth coming in, there is much variability in the process. Typically, infants will get their lower front teeth (incisors) between six-10 months of age with the upper incisors a few months behind. However, that doesn’t […]

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