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Mar 28, 2013 04:20 PM
Experts offer critical advice on protecting children and young adults from dental and facial injuries​
Mar 27, 2013 08:15 PM
Anne Marie O’Connor with interviewed AAPD Vice President Dr. Edward Moody and Dr. Dennis McTigue about a toothbrushing routine for kids. O’Connor’s article entitled “Brush Up Your Kid’s Brushing Routine—Tips for every stage, from babies to teens,” walks us through each step to ensure a healthy smile for our little ones. “The best thing to ensure good oral health of a baby is to ensure that mom’s oral health is good, too,” explains Dr. Dennis J. McTigue, a professor of pediatric dentistr​
Mar 07, 2013 04:30 PM
While brushing may not be the ultimate favorite thing for a kid to do, Dr. Edward Moody shares a few fun tips with for parents and caregivers to make brushing fun. To maintain your child’s teeth healthy and cavity free, you can start by following one of the fun tips and take advantage of those natural copycat tendencies.
Feb 27, 2013 03:35 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg participated in a Question & Answer interview that was featured on the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s blog titled, "O Say Can You See." The blog takes readers behind the scenes at the museum, sharing insights and information about its exhibitions, events, collections, research projects, and more. In tandem with NCDHM, Berg addressed questions on the history of pediatric oral care.
Our campaign is featured on AOL under the "Cause of the Day" section which can be accessed at, on the right side of the screen. This opportunity comes at a perfect time to complement our efforts surrounding National Children’s Dental Health Month, providing more eyeballs on our campaign messaging and website. Please take a moment to check out!
Feb 06, 2013 09:14 PM
Holly Pevzner with Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine interviewed AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg for a Happy & Healthy column. The column mentioned that a recent research study found that children with poor oral health are four times more likely to have below average grades than kids with healthy choppers. One of the ways to avoid tooth pain is by assisting a child brush until age 6 and then supervise until age 8.
April Fulton with NPR’s food blog, The Salt, interviewed Dr. Paul Casamassimo about the squeezable food pouches and the potential problems on children’s teeth. The colorful pouches have only been on the market for five years and are popular for parents and caregivers who are on-the-go. According to the blog, there might be a couple of downsides for developing teeth and mouths, but they may not be any worse in some ways than what lots of toddlers already do: suck on sippy cups full of milk or jui​
Jan 28, 2013 09:43 PM
AAPD President Joel H. Berg was interviewed by Julie Revelant with about how to maintain your child’s healthy teeth. The online article included five tips to ensure a healthy lifetime smile for your child. The first tip is vital for parents to follow.
Jan 16, 2013 04:30 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg was interviewed by School Nurse News regarding the important issues surrounding student and dental trauma. The article was published in the November 2012 issue. When an impact to the head is forceful enough to knock out a child’s tooth, the child needs to be assessed neurologically, according to Joel Berg, D.D.S., president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.​
Jan 02, 2013 09:04 PM
On December 19, issued its morning report regarding pediatric dentistry, and how it is the fastest-growing dental specialty. Mark Garrison with Marketplace also visited the Manhattan practice of AAPD national spokesperson Dr. Jed Best, as well as NYU’s College of Dentistry, where Garrison visited AAPD National Spokesperson Dr. Amr Moursi.
Nov 29, 2012 09:49 PM
National AAPD spokesperson Dr. Indru C. Punwani and AAPD members Drs. Kristin Elliot, Mira Albert and Mark Cabana are all included in a story on a child’s first dental visit. The story appears in the Health and Wellness section of Hinsdale Magazine, which was posted on November 27.
Oct 09, 2012 03:50 PM
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a happy Halloween by simply brushing their children’s teeth for two minutes, twice a day.
The English and Spanish mobile sites for are officially live! Please check them out when you have a minute, and feel free to share it with colleagues, friends and family.
Sep 21, 2012 02:25 PM
Rebecca Stone with Mentor Magazine spoke to AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg, AAPD Immediate Past President Dr. Rhea Haugseth, and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children President Dr. David Curtis regarding the Centers for Disease Control study on the increase in cavities in preschoolers, as well as the advances in materials and technologies for preventing and treating caries.
Sep 19, 2012 03:40 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg was quoted in the below article regarding a study from the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine about how physicians are using the well-baby visits to do oral inspection, apply fluoride varnish, counsel parents and refer to dentists when needed.
Aug 23, 2012 07:47 PM
AAPD Spokesperson Dr. Mario Ramos appeared with Grover from Sesame Street on Good Afternoon America on Wednesday, August 22. Ramos was featured discussing our Ad Council campaign, and he helped host a child’s teeth-brushing party with Grover and co-hosts Lara Spencer and Sam Champion.
Aug 17, 2012 02:28 PM
According to, this campaign is “starting a nationwide conversation on declining oral health.” The campaign stands on four foundations of good oral health care: brushing, flossing, using fluoride, and visiting the dentist regularly. The Kids’ Healthy Mouths website,, features music and videos designed to inspire kids to brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes.
Aug 15, 2012 03:57 PM
AAPD President Dr. Joel Berg and national spokesperson Dr. Mario Ramos participated yesterday in 37 media interviews across English and Spanish TV, radio, print and digital outlets discussing our new Ad Council Campaign. Please follow the links below to view a sampling of the English & Spanish live Satellite Media Tour clips from yesterday's media tour.
Aug 14, 2012 01:45 PM
According to a survey released by the Ad Council today less than half (44%) of parents in the U.S. report that their child brushes their teeth twice a day or more.
Aug 14, 2012 01:14 PM
To coincide with today’s announcement of our historic Ad Council Campaign on Children’s Oral Health, the New York Times did an exclusive feature story that appeared in today’s Media & Advertising section of the newspaper. The article by Jane L. Levere covers in depth our new multimedia public service campaign and includes quotes from Ad Council President Peggy Conlon, as well as Grey New York’s Executive Creative Director Rob Baiocco.
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