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July 2012 Volume XLVIII Number 4

Dr. Pamela M. Kaminski (N.M.) made a $1.5 million gift toward a special needs dental center in the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine’s new clinical building. The gift will also establish an endowment for the center. This generosity was noted in the school’s Winter/Spring 2012 newsletter: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/dentistry/pdfs/Link%20NL.pdf

The New York Times featured an article about the nation’s pediatric dental decay crisis in a March 6, 2012, story titled, "Preschoolers in Surgery for a Mouthful of Cavities," which resulted in coverage on NBC Nightly News and The Today Show. The Times piece included AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) and AAPD members Drs. Jed M. Best (N.Y.), Rochelle Lindemeyer (Pa.), and Man Wai Ng (Mass.). Dr. Jed M. Best (N.Y.) appeared on NBC Nightly News and The Today Show. In addition, Drs. Stanley A. Alexander (Mass.), Amr M. Moursi (N.Y.) and Jed M. Best (N.Y.) were interviewed by CBS News on pediatric dental decay on March 6, 2012.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/health/rise-in-preschool-cavitiesprompts-anesthesia-use.html?_r=1
http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/46646961/#46646961
http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/46651756#46651756
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57391527-10391704/more-preschoolers-showing-up-to-dentists-with-10-cavities-or-more-saysreport/?tag=mncol;lst;1
 
Racquel Williams with 101.9 WEMP-FM News interviewed AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) regarding the growing number of toddler cavities. The interview aired on March 6, 2012.
 
A CBS station, KYW-TV, in Philadelphia interviewed Dr. Joshua A. Bresler (Pa.) about the rise of dental decay in preschoolers. The article appeared online on March 7, 2012. http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/03/07/local-dentists-see-cavity-increase-in-pre-school-agedchildren/
 
WHSV-TV (ABC affiliate) in Harrisonburg, Va., interviewed Dr. Joseph M. Greene (Va.) for an on-camera interview regarding toddlers and the rise in tooth decay. The interview was posted online on March 9, 2012.
http://www.whsv.com/news/headlines/Tooth_Decay_in_Toddlers_on_the_Rise_142016923.html
 
Dr. Lynda Dean-Duru (Va.) held the first "Dentistry From the Heart" charity event where her staff offered their services to more than 140 children and provided over $50,000 worth of free oral health care. The event took place on March 17, 2012. http://www.leesburgtoday.com/business/article_fb94badc-7066-11e1-ab5b-0019bb2963f4.html

Dr. Martha Ann Keels (N.C.) spoke to Hoag Health Radio about National Children’s Dental Health Month, as well as fluoride and sealants. The radio interview was broadcast on March 22, 2012.
 
Dr. Jamie Diament-Golub (N.J.) was mentioned in a Patch.com article regarding her visit to Cambodia where she spent a week providing much-needed dental care to children in the largely impoverished country. The article was posted online on March 22, 2012. http://fortlee.patch.com/articles/local-dentists-treat-children-in-cambodia-onkids-
dental-mission

Drs. Norm P. Poorman and Seth A. Ardoin (both from Texas) shared advice for parents and caregivers on developing good habits early with ReporterNews.com. The interview appeared online on March 25, 2012. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/25/oralhealth-for-kids/
 
AZFamily.com interviewed Dr. Jeffrey N. Brownstein (Ariz.) about the rise in the number of toddlers getting sedated for dental surgery. The article was posted online on March 27, 2012. http://www.azfamily.com/news/9pm-extra/Rise-in-Number-of-Toddlers-getting-Sedated-for-Dental-Surgery--144226185.html
 
Immediate Past President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by The Daily Blabber from iVillage about Alicia Silverstone feeding her baby from her mouth. The piece was posted online on March 28, 2012. http://www.ivillage.com/alicia-silverston-feedsbaby-bear-blu-mouth/6-a-439228
 
Dr. Dana L. Kapp (N.Y.) appeared in a segment for News 12 Connecticut regarding the importance of children going to the dentist early. The video appeared on YouTube on April 3, 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY9rqrDo0pE
 
Wisconsin State Journal interviewed several Wisconsin pediatric dentists, Drs. Thomas J. Turner, Corey L. Brimacombe and Carl J. Hash about their respective receipt of the 2012 Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year award. This mention was posted online on April 3, 2012. http://host.madison.com/wsj/business/dentists-will-sharewisconsin-
sba-award/article_4a20ff6c-7daf-11e1-8e27-0019bb2963f4.html

 
Dr. James G. Bennet (Fla.) was mentioned in an article with Local10.com on how early intervention can correct underbites in children. The article was posted online on April 5, 2012. http://www.local10.com/thats-life/health/Early-intervention-can-correct-underbite-inchildren/-/1717022/10198372/-/nwtpal/-/
 
Medscape.com interviewed Drs. James E. Jones (Ind.) and John R. Liu (Wash.) on how pediatric dentists are in great need of help from dentist anesthesiologists. The story was posted online on April 6, 2012.
 
Dr. Eugene J. McGuire (Pa.) was interviewed by TNonline.com on how more and more kids’ cavities are being untreated. The piece was posted online on April 7, 2012. http://m.tnonline.com/2012/apr/07/more-kids-cavities-untreated-tooth-decay-youngsters-can-be-deadly
 
Business Clarksville featured AAPD Board Liaison Dr. K. Jeannie Beauchamp (Tenn.) in a piece on how their business became Green-Certified under the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified Business Program. The article appeared online on April 9, 2012. http://businessclarksville.com/2012/04/09/clarksville-pediatricbecomes-
c-mc-green-certified-business-41808/

 
Immediate Past-President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was mentioned in a DrBicuspid.com article regarding her thoughts on a Kellogg report claiming global support for dental therapists. The article was posted on April 10, 2012.
http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=pmt&pag=dis&ItemID=310272
 
Dr. Paul S. Casamassimo (Ohio) was interviewed by 670kboi.com on the topic of dental x-rays. The piece was posted online on April 10, 2012.

AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) appeared in an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Calif., about the dramatic rise in children’s dental surgery. The interview was also posted online on April 13, 2012. http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/health/your_health&id=8620302
 
DrBicuspid.com covered the topic of the high demand for dentist anesthesiologists and Dr. John R. Liu (Wash.) added a few comments.
The piece appeared online on April 16, 2012. http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?Sec=sup&sub=rst&pag=dis&ItemID=310308&wf=47
 
Immediate Past-President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) authored an article with DrBicuspid.com about how general dentists can enhance children’s oral health. The article appeared on April 17, 2012. http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?Sec=sup&sub=pmt&pag=dis&ItemID=310319&wf=47

Immediate Past-President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) shared some advice about wiggling a loose tooth with CompletelyYou.com on April 18, 2012.
http://www.completelyyou.com/blog/experts/wiggle_loose_tooth/index.html#axzz1xVMrrMfZ
 
Drs. Edward H. Moody (Tenn.) and Cynthia L. Hipp (S.C.) examined the bad habits about kids and cavities. The article was posted online at EverydayHealth.com on April 22, 2012. http://www.everydayhealth.com/dental-health-pictures/what-you-dont-know-about-kids-andcavities.aspx
 
AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was interviewed with Milwaukee’s NBCTMJ 4, about the dramatic rise in the number of young kids needing serious dental surgery. The article was posted online on April 23, 2012. http://www.todaystmj4.com/features/specialassignment/148576385.html
 
Rapid City Journal interviewed Dr. Jan C. Colton (S.D.) about the first South Dakota Native American Oral Health Summit on April 27, 2012. http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/conference-sounds-alarm-aboutnative-oral-health/article_152a2bea-9014-11e1-a149-0019bb2963f4.html
 
The Advocate referenced Dr. Johnnie L. Hunt (La.) and her Louisiana Dental Association’s New Dentist Award. The blurb appeared online on April 29, 2012.
http://theadvocate.com/news/business/2647896-123/business-honors-forapril-29
 
Dr. Nicholas A. White (Fla.) appeared in an article with WKMG-TV in Orlando about the number of preschoolers with cavities on the rise and the link to bottled water on April 30, 2012. http://www.clickorlando.com/news/Dentists-Bottled-water-puts-young-children-atincreased-risk-for-cavities/-/1637132/12232828/-/2rsfxh/-/index.html
 
Dr. Murray H. Appelbaum (Miss.) mentioned that parents and caregivers may overlook their child’s brushing habits which can lead to a mouthful of cavities. This mention was included in an article with KMOV.com on May 2, 2012.
http://www.kmov.com/home/Lack-of-flossing-leads-to-children-with-15-to-18-cavities-149932255.html
 
Immediate Past President, Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) explained how she doesn’t have a lot in her office waiting room, and instead entertains her patients with trends other than technology. This media blurb appeared at tmcnet.com on May 2, 2012. http://technews.tmcnet.com/news/2012/05/02/6285995.htm
 
Drs. Mark G. Koch and Ulrich Klein (both from Colo.) spoke to the community radio for Northern Colorado, KUNC, about childhood tooth decay being on the rise on May 7, 2012. http://www.kunc.org/post/childhood-tooth-decay-rise
 
Dr. Sean R. Whalen (Colo.) reinforced to parents and caregivers the importance of intervention and prevention for their kids’ oral health. The article appeared with 9News.com on May 8, 2012. http://www.9news.com/news/article/267107/222/Dentists-stress-preventitive-oralcare-for-children-
 
Las Vegas Review-Journal mentioned Dr. William F. Waggoner (Nev.) and how his patients return to visit him from out of
state to take care of their oral health needs. This piece appeared online on May 8, 2012. http://www.lvrj.com/view/patients-travel-from-farand-wide-for-las-vegas-dentist-150551825.html?ref=825
 
Dr. Ricardo A. Perez (Md.) spoke to The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5 in Washington, D.C., about kids and dental X-rays on May 8, 2012. http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2012-05-08/kids-anddental-x-rays/transcript
 
Dr. Mario E. Ramos (N.J.) was interviewed by Spanish News Station, Univision, regarding the first child’s dental visit. The news report appeared on May 9, 2012. http://univisionnuevayork.univision.com/
 
Dr. Suzy H. Press (N.J.) talked about the health benefits of fluoride with NJ.com on May 11, 2012. http://www.nj.com/helpinghands/deltadental/index.ssf/2012/05/delta_dental_of_new_jersey_tal.html

Dr. Parvathi Pokala (Calif.) appeared in a story with KPBS Evening Edition regarding the increase in tooth decay in preschoolers. The story was posted online on June 4, 2012. http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/jun/04/growing-number-preschoolers-have-tooth-decay/
 
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