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Little Teeth Truths: Healthy habits during the holidays

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Little Teeth Truths: Healthy habits during the holidays

The holiday season is always a busy time – especially for families. With kids out of school and all the holiday festivities, it is not unusual for everyday life routines to be put on hold. And sometimes that means good oral health routines and habits go out the window, too. As a parent, you may […]

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Witch Halloween Treats Will You Hand out This Year?

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Witch Halloween Treats Will You Hand out This Year?

Did you know that the average American child will consume about three cups of sugar during the Halloween season? That is almost 16 times the maximum daily recommendation of 25 grams! That is A LOT of sugar and treats! At the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, we believe in having fun at Halloween while also […]

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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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