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May 2012 Volume XLVIII Number 3

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AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by Top Dentist about educating the parent on what to do to keep your child in optimal oral health. The article was available online on Jan. 10, 2012.
http://www.topdentists.com/learn/the-pediatric-dentist-will-see-you-now

Dr. Carlos A. Bertot (Fla.) was interviewed on The Daily Buzz regarding tips on healthy teeth and gums. The video was posted online on Jan. 13, 2012. http://bodychecklist.com/multimedia/health-wellness/41292/9337/tips-healthy-teeth-and-gums

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) was mentioned on the Jan. 17, 2012 newscast of WGN-TV Midday News about the AAPD’s revised infant guidelines. http://www.cisionpoint.com/Detail/NewsItem.cp/3761998550
 
Dr. Steven P. Perlman (Mass.) contributed to an online story with ABC News about a California clinic that brings free dental care to developmentally disabled patients. The article was posted online on Jan. 18, 2012.
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Dental/calif-clinic-brings-free-dental-care-developmentally-disabled/story?id=15347032

Drs. Jeffrey R. Kunkel (Calif.) and Jeff B. Evans (Calif.) were interviewed on KSEE-TV (NBC affiliate) in Central Valley, Calif., about the differences between a general dentist and a pediatric dentist on Jan. 18, 2012.
http://www.cisionpoint.com/Detail/NewsItem.cp/3768882830

Dr. Paul S. Casamassimo (Ohio) was interviewed by Dentist News Network about AAPD guidelines on infant oral health. The piece was posted online on Jan. 20, 2012.
http://dentistnewsnetwork.com/?p=620

Medscape Medical News interviewed Drs. Jessica Y. Lee (N.C.) and Paul S. Casamassimo (Ohio) about a survey on how most dentists are over prescribing antibiotics in children. The article was posted online on Jan. 20, 2012.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/757277&ct=ga&cad=CAcQARgAIAAoATAAOABA8oHo-ARIAVgBYgVlbi1VUw&cd=yV7Ag4fPxiM&usg=AFQjCNFcBZ0whaGxrxj1rswATeMMOQn7kw

AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by triblocal.com about drinking fruit juices and how dangerous it is to your children’s teeth. The article was posted online on Jan. 30, 2012.
http://triblocal.com/schaumburg/community/stories/2012/01/fruit-juices-dangerous-to-young-teeth/

Dr. Douglas B. Keck (Conn.) appeared in a YouTube video where he shared information with parents on what they need to know about braces. The video was posted on Jan. 30, 2012.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRm02rXGKLk&feature=youtu.be

San Antonio Express interviewed AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.), about the loss of baby teeth and the tooth fairy. The article appeared online on Jan. 31, 2012.
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Losing-baby-teeth-is-a-rite-of-passage-2872896.php

NJSpotlight.com highlighted Dr. Nanci S. Tofsky (N.J.) about the interest of law makers to require fluoride in New Jersey’s public water supply. The online article appeared on Jan. 31, 2012.

AAPD President-Elect Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.), Drs. Dennis W. Lam (N.J.) and Yasmi O. Crystal (N.J.) were featured in the February issue of New Jersey Family regarding an article about harvesting stem cells from primary teeth and another article focusing on 10 ways to take the scare out of the dental chair.

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene featured AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) in a guest editorial opportunity in the February issue highlighting National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) and the partnership with Dimensions of Dental Hygiene on a series of educational articles.
http://www.dimensionsofdentalhygiene.com/ddhright.aspx?id=12470

Las Cruses Sun-News highlighted Dr. Joy T. Trigo (N.M.) about a recent study from the Pew Center on New Mexico’s dental health grade. The article appeared on Feb. 1, 2012.
http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-healthy_u/ci_19865791

MySanAntonio.com interviewed Drs. Gisela M. Velasquez (Texas) and Paul Wiegand (Texas) on sharing tips for parents on how to handle your kid’s tooth if it is ready to come out. The article was posted on Feb. 1, 2012.
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Parents-take-a-bite-of-this-advice-2872845.php

Drs. Geoffrey T. Ping (Wash.) and Asia Dela Cruz (Wash.) contributed to an article with The Wenatchee World about developing good dental habits for your children. The article was posted online on Feb. 2, 2012.
http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2012/feb/02/nows-the-time-to-help-kids-develop-good-dental/

AAPD President Dr. Rhea M. Haugseth (Ga.) was interviewed by Parents Magazine regarding 15 ways to save money on family and dental bills. The article was posted online on Feb. 9, 2012.
http://www.learnvest.com/2012/02/15-ways-to-save-money-on-your-family/
 
The Denver Post highlighted Dr. Jeffrey A. Kahl (Colo.) regarding decay statistics in Colorado and year-one dental visits. The article was posted online on Feb. 9, 2012. http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_19924565

AAPD President-Elect Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was mentioned in the Sunstar February E-Brief about the importance of having children visit the dentist by age 1. This mention was released on Feb. 9, 2012.
http://www.gumbrand.com/ebriefs/2012/2EBriefFeb2012.htm

Detroit Free Press interviewed Dr. Doug S. Baribeau (Mich.) about giving advice to parents on the importance of their children’s first trip to the dentist on Feb. 26, 2012.
http://www.freep.com/article/20120226/FEATURES08/202260312/Prepare-your-child-for-1st-trip-to-the-dentist

AAPD President-Elect, Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was featured in the Leaders in Dentistry section of DrBicuspid.com on March 2, 2012. http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?Sec=sup&sub=pmt&pag=dis&ItemID=309929&wf=47
 

Broadcast: National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) & AAPD


The AAPD was highlighted in a news report with KVVU-TV (Fox affiliate) about the dental crisis in the U.S. It aired on Feb. 7, 2012. http://www.cisionpoint.com/GetFilePassThrough.aspx?locator=NewsItemDetail-2A5E1C8DAB-B24B042-A5805BA

KABC-TV in Los Angeles interviewed Dr. Natalie C. Mansour (Calif.) about getting kids to brush and floss properly. The news report was posted online on Feb. 8, 2012. http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/health/your_health&id=8536444
 

More NCDHM Coverage


Greenville Daily Reflector interviewed Dr. Jasper L. Lewis (N.C.) regarding ‘Give Kids A Smile!’ Day on Jan. 3, 2012.
Dr. Craig S. Hollander (Mo.) was interviewed by Patch.com for the Sunset Hills Dentist ‘Gives Kids A Smile’ Day on Jan. 30, 2012.

In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), Dr. Reena Kuba (Texas) donated more than 3,000 toothbrushes to kids in Irving, Texas. The donation kicked off on Feb. 1, 2012.

Dr. Matthew A. McLellan (Fla.) and other volunteer dental professionals provided free oral health care to underserved children in St. Augustine, Fla. The event took place on Feb. 3, 2012.

The Augusta Chronicle referenced Dr. Adam Kirk Goodwin’s (Ga.) free dental care offered by Georgia Health Sciences University College of Dental Medicine. The article was posted online on Feb. 3, 2012.

Students from the University of Mississippi Center’s School of Dentistry spent the day making sure that children were maintaining proper oral hygiene. Dr. Neva Penton Eklund (Miss.) was interviewed for the event by WAPT Jackson (ABC affiliate) on Feb. 3, 2012.

Dr. Andrew S. Zale (Virg.) was interviewed by Progress-Index.com about children receiving free dental care as part of ‘Give Kids a Smile Day’ at Virginia Commonwealth University. The article was posted online on Feb. 3, 2012.

Dr. Navid O. Newport (Wash.) spoke to KNDO-TV (NBC affiliate) regarding free check-ups offered at Children’s Community Dental Day. The news report was posted online on Feb. 4, 2012. http://www.kndo.com/story/16678461/free-check-ups-offered-at-childrens-community-dental-day

The Charlotte Observer interviewed Dr. Margaret E. Lochary (N.C.) regarding a free dental program helping children in need for dental care. The article was posted online on Feb. 13, 2012.

The AAPD was mentioned in several newspaper outlets such as the Metro New York, Metro Boston and Metro Philadelphia regarding NCDHM. All of the articles appeared online on Feb. 14, 2012.

Dr. Elliot R. Shulman (W. Va.) spoke with the Beckley Register-Herald regarding NCDHM. The piece was posted online on Feb. 23, 2012.