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AAPD Provides Helpful Tips on Celebrating Halloween

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AAPD Provides Helpful Tips on Celebrating Halloween

CHICAGO (October 23, 2019) — As one of the year’s most popular holidays in the country quickly approaches, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is urging parents and caregivers to be aware of the treats their children consume on October 31st and throughout the Halloween season. With […]

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Dientes Saludables y los Niños con Necesidades Especiales: Lo que los Padres Necesitan Saber

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Dientes Saludables y los Niños con Necesidades Especiales: Lo que los Padres Necesitan Saber

Los dentistas pediátricos tienen experiencia especializada y capacitación adicional para tratar a niños con necesidades especiales. Según el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos, uno de cada cinco hogares americanos incluye al menos un niño con una necesidad de atención médica especial. [1] Dado que muchos dentistas generales no tratan a […]

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The State of Little Teeth: Second Edition

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The State of Little Teeth: Second Edition

Your BIG AUTHORITY on little teeth just released the second edition of the “State of Little Teeth Report” which draws on the latest scientific research and best available expertise to examine challenges facing the oral health of our children and what we can do about them. Check out the full report here where you will […]

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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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Little Teeth Truths: Is my kid a good candidate for dental braces/retainer?

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Little Teeth Truths: Is my kid a good candidate for dental braces/retainer?

Dental braces. When I was growing up, we wore them in high school. Now it seems that people of all ages ranging from elementary-school age children to senior citizens, are straightening their teeth with braces or clear retainers. As a parent, you may be wondering if your child needs braces, as well as when is […]

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