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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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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: 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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