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Nov 21, 2013 08:51 PM
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Healthy Kids blog featured Dr. Paul Reggiardo, AAPD national spokesperson, in a Q&A to help inform consumers about the Affordable Care Act and kids’ dental benefits. Pediatric dental benefits are now considered to be one of 10 "essential benefits" plans must provide. With that said, children will either have pediatric dental benefits included in a medical plan package or there will be an option to purchase these benefits separately. That is why Reggiardo highly recomm​
Nov 11, 2013 09:59 PM
AAPD national spokesperson Dr. Mario Ramos was featured in an online and print article with Mundo Hispanico about the importance of taking care of your children’s teeth. In addition, Dr. Ramos mentioned the importance of brushing, flossing and regular visits to the pediatric dentist. The entire interview was done in Spanish and here is a glance of the interview:
Oct 30, 2013 02:48 PM
In an effort to help reduce the number of children suffering from painful oral disease, the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, a joint effort between The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and the Ad Council, announce National Brush Day™ to reinforce the importance of kids' oral health the day after Halloween.
Oct 15, 2013 08:34 PM
Jennifer Larson with referenced AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill and Immediate Past-President Dr. Joel Berg about 10 things your pediatric dentist wants parents and caregivers to know. With Halloween around the corner, your children shouldn’t be afraid of visiting the dentist. The best way to spook your child’s fear of visiting the is by preparing them and letting them know what to expect.
Oct 10, 2013 07:49 PM
Radio host, Maria Bailey, with Mom Talk Radio, interviewed Dr. Carlos Bertot to talk about caring for baby teeth. Mom Talk Radio is the first nationally syndicated radio show specifically for moms, and tackles important issues such as nutrition, exercise and school tips by featuring expert guests each week. During the interview, Dr. Bertot touched on key messages, such as taking children to the pediatric dentist by their first birthday, the importance of preventive care for infants and children,​
Oct 09, 2013 02:00 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children’s oral health, today unveiled its new tagline, “America’s Pediatric Dentists, The Big Authority on Little Teeth,” targeted to the lay public. This new consumer branding campaign is an effort to better connect with parents and caregivers and educate them on the critical need for early check-ups and regular oral care for children. The new brand identity is the start of a consumer-focused effort that will include ​
Oct 08, 2013 04:17 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is reminding parents and caregivers that moderation is the key in keeping children, and their mouths, healthy for the Halloween holiday. According to an October 31, 2012, infographic from Retail TouchPoints, "Americans spend nearly $2 billion on Halloween candy, which makes up eight percent of the U.S. sweet sales." Given the popularity and prevalence of candy during the Halloween holiday, it’s i​
Sep 20, 2013 08:22 PM
Halloween is a fun time of year filled with costumes, parties and sweet treats. But sometimes parents worry that all those sugary treats can lead to cavities and poor dental health. The good news: It’s not what children eat, but how often, and candy can be OK if children and parents are conscientious.​
Sep 12, 2013 07:15 PM
Jillian Amodio, contributor to interviewed AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill about the impending Halloween holiday. Brill shared tips to parents and caregivers about how to limit the sugar high for your kids and how to manage the candy in your home during Halloween and the rest of the year. One of the important tips to keep in mind is controlling what kind of sugar your kids get and what form it comes in.
Aug 29, 2013 04:31 PM
New York, NY, August 29, 2013— On the one-year anniversary of their Kids’ Healthy Mouthscampaign, the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives are pleased to announce results from a new study[1] that demonstrate substantial progress in the effort to improve children’s oral health habits. The survey, administered to English and Spanish-speaking parents, indicates that more parents report regularly monitoring and maintaining their child’s oral health; subsequently, more ch​
AAPD President-Elect Dr. Edward H. Moody along with AAPD member Dr. Ruby Gelman, were featured in a Real Simple Magazine article about the things you need to know regarding tooth care for your kids.
Aug 12, 2013 09:37 PM
Maria LaPiana authored a story on ‘the changing face of pediatric dentistry’ that quoted AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill, as well as AAPD members Drs. Scott A. Bialik and Steven D. Ureles. “Today, a visit to a dentist who treats only children is far more common than even 10 years ago. Their offices are bright and cheery, kid-friendly in every way. Whimsical murals adorn ceilings and walls, and colorful pint-sized chairs surround low tables filled with learning toys and storybooks. As their nu​
Jul 22, 2013 02:58 PM
Kristen Finello with recently authored an article on the importance of getting regular dental care for your child from a pediatric dentist. She not only defined the amount of training for this expertise, but also provided information on where to find a pediatric dentist, referencing not only our online tool, but the AAPD as well.
Jun 27, 2013 08:46 PM
Immediate Past President Dr. Joel H. Berg and AAPD member Dr. Steven Chussid were featured in a Parents Magazine article about healthy habits and soothing strategies while your child is teething. If you’re a first time parent, the first signs of teething typically appear around 4 months---that’s when your infant’s saliva production kicks in and they start to put anything in the mouth.
Jun 05, 2013 04:11 PM
AAPD President Dr. Warren Brill along with national spokespeople Drs. Beverly Largent, Art Nowak and Kevin Donly, were all featured in a story on baby’s teeth and how the appearance of that first baby tooth should prompt parents to schedule a dentist appointment. The eruption of that first tooth, between the ages of 3 and 9 months, should be a signal to parents to schedule a child's first dental appointment — and one should be scheduled no later than age 1, according to the American Aca​
May 13, 2013 04:19 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, will host its 66th Annual Session in Orlando at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel and Convention Center from May 23rd- 26th. More than 5,600 participants are registered for this year’s event.​
May 01, 2013 08:20 PM
The first year of age for your toddler is important and if you’re a first-time parent, you can learn all about the importance of your toddler’s dental health. AAPD President-Elect Dr. Warren Brill was interviewed by regarding what to expect on your toddler’s dental visit.
May 01, 2013 04:43 PM
Kids’ Healthy Mouths celebrity campaign spokesperson Laila Ali participated in a mini-media blitz last week:
Apr 16, 2013 07:51 PM
Elizabeth G. Terry interviewed AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg for a Q&A about blood blisters from lost baby teeth. A concerned reader wrote to U.S. Kids Magazine explaining that a blood blister covered the hole of a fallen tooth of her nephew, and asked what caused the blood blister.
Apr 03, 2013 04:38 PM
NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Laila Ali , athlete, health advocate and mom, has been announced as the new campaign spokesperson for the Kids' Healthy Mouths public service advertising (PSA) campaign. The campaign, developed by the Ad Council and a coalition of more than 35 leading dental organizations (The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives), sheds light on the importance of children brushing their teeth – a basic task yet constant struggle for many parents.
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