Pediatric Dentistry Timeline
Tooth decay is the leading chronic infectious disease among children in the U.S., impacting 60 percent by age five, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tooth decay is largely preventable if kids partake in a daily oral hygiene routine and regular visits to a pediatric dentist starting by their first birthday.
Explore the most influential developments in the field of pediatric dentistry during the last century in the below infographic. Visit www.mychildrensteeth.org to find tips and tools to keep your kids free of “Mouth Monsters” and to find a pediatric dentist near you.
- 50 Year History of AAPD
- Timeline of Dental Hygiene. University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://dent.umich.edu/about-school/sindecuse-museum/timeline-dental-hygiene
- M. Evangeline Jordon, pioneer in pedodontics. The Journal of the History of Dentistry. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16764231
- Who invented the toothbrush and when was it invented?. Library of Congress. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/tooth.html
- The Story of Fluoridation. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Retrieved September, 2014
- (1955) Scientific and Technical Societies of the United States and Canada (pp. 22 – 23). National Academies
- Scholossman, Steven. “Dentistry.” Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society. 2004. Retrieved September 10, 2014 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3402800133.html
- Crest. Advertising Age. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://adage.com/article/adage-encyclopedia/crest/98424/
- Leadership and Legacy, Oral Health Milestones in Maternal and Child Health. The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.mchoralhealth.org/milestones/1965.html
- (March, 2013). Sealants for preventing dental decay in the permanent teeth. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18843625
- Trends in primary dentition. Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://drc.hhs.gov/report/dqs_tables/pdf/Table1_3_1.pdf
- The history of Jenkki. Cloetta. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.cloetta.com/en/about-cloetta/history/the-history-of-jenkki/
- Berenstain, S, (1981) The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist; Random House Books for Young Readers
- Wagener D, Nourjah P, Horowitz A. Trends in Childhood Use of Dental Care Products Containing Fluoride: United States, 1983–89. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Advance Data, No. 219, November 20, 1992. Retrieved September 2014 from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad219.pdf
- Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, Lewis BG, Barker LK, Thornton-Evans G, et al. Trends in oral health status: United States, 1988–1994 and 1999–2004. Vital Health Stat 11. 2007;(248):1-92.
- (January, 2000). Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/DataStatistics/SurgeonGeneral/sgr/welcome.htm
- Essential Health Benefits. Healthcare.gov. Retrieved September, 2014 from https://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/essential-health-benefits/
- (January, 2014). AAPD’s State of Little Teeth Report: An Examination of the Epidemic of Tooth Decay Among our Youngest Children. American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Retrieved September, 2014 from http://www.aapd.org/aapd%E2%80%99s_state_of_little_teeth_report_an_examination_of_the_epidemic_of_tooth_decay_among_our_youngest_children/