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!
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 […]
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 […]