With school closings and the possibility of being kept at home with kids, a real challenge for parents and caregivers is figuring out what to do with children during this unknown amount of time. AAPD suggests taking their minds off of the sudden change of routine by printing out some of these fun oral health […]
Dear Parents, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and together with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) I’m working to raise awareness in the fight against childhood tooth decay, a top chronic infectious disease among children – more common than asthma and childhood obesity. In fact, about half of children in the U.S. are affected […]
The weather outside is frightful! Kids are accident-prone during the holidays, especially with the icy and snowy weather. Should they take a spill, make sure you are prepared for what to do in a dental emergency, which can be any traumatic injury to the mouth resulting in significant bleeding. In the event of a dental […]
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 […]
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.  Dado que muchos dentistas generales no tratan a […]
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 […]
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!