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May 2013 Volume XLVIX Number 3

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AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was referenced in the December/ January 2013 issue of the Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine where he mentioned a few tips on how to avoid your childrens teeth pain.


Dr. Douglas B. Keck (Conn.) was interviewed for a news report with WTNH-TV (ABC) about his services offered to children on Medicaid. The interview was broadcasted on Jan. 8, 2013.


Dr. David A. Najar (W.Va.) appeared in an interview for WVVA-TV (NBC) regarding tooth decay. The interview was broadcasted on Jan. 9, 2013.


HSHC President Dr. David K. Curtis (Miss.) appeared in a segment called "Something to Chew On" with WCBI-TV (CBS) about how to motivate your kids to brush their teeth. This aired on Jan. 18, 2013.


Dr. Beverly A. Largent (Ky.) was mentioned during a news broadcast with WPSD-TV (NBC) about answering questions from viewers regarding dental health. This aired on Jan. 24, 2013.


The Chicago Tribune mentioned the AAPD regarding when a child should visit the dentist. The mention appeared online on Jan. 15, 2013. health/sns-201301150000--tms--kidsdocctnkdb20130115-20130115,0,6405869.story


Medscape Medical News interviewed Dr. Jessica Y. Lee (N.C) about the nations sealant programs. The article was posted online on Jan. 18, 2013. index/list_6301_35


Dr. Craig S. Hollander (Mo.) was interviewed by the Columbia Missouri NPR Radio about why Missouri is falling short on childrens dental health. The interview became available on Jan. 23, 2013. http://www.

Twinsburg Bulletin interviewed Dr. Laura

R. Adelman (Ohio) about her new pediatric office. news%20local/2013/01/24/pediatric-dentistlaura-adelman-unveils-new-twinsburg-office


AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was interviewed in a piece with Fox News about brushing techniques and how to keep your childs teeth healthy. The article was posted online on Jan. 27, 2013. http:// keep-your-child-teeth-healthy/


Dr. Benjamin A. Dancygier (N.Y.) was named one of Hudson Valleys "Favorite Docs" by Hudson Valley Parent Magazine. This mention was posted on on Jan. 29, 2013. yorktown-pediatric-dentist-named-one-of-hudsonvalley-s-favorite-docs


The Salt—NPRs Food Blog interviewed Dr. Paul S. Casamassimo (Ohio) about baby squeezable snacks and its possible effects on childrens teeth. The interview was posted online on Jan. 31, 2013. blogs/thesalt/2013/01/30/170667837/ohbaby-squeezable-snacks-might-be-tough-on-the-teeth

*This story also appeared online on on Feb. 4, 2013. now/2013/02/04/must-read/squeezable-baby-foodpouches-may-hurt-young-teeth/.


AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was featured in a guest editorial for Dimensions of Dental Hygiene about emphasizing effective toothbrushing and caries prevention. The feature was included in the February 2013 issue in tandem with NCDHM. http:// February/Features/Keep_It_Simple.aspx


Dr. Ivis Alvarez (Fla.) appeared in a television interview with WTLV-TV (NBC) regarding a safety event at Safari Smiles. The interview became available on Feb. 2, 2013.

*This also appeared on WJXX-TV (ABC).

Dr. Wavel L. Wells

(Okla.) was interviewed

with KWTV-TV (CBS) about the importance of childrens oral health. The interview was broadcast on Feb. 3, 2013.


Dr. Nanci S. Tofsky (N.J.) was interviewed by WMBC-TV about ‘Give Kids a Smile Day.’ The interview aired on Feb. 4, 2013.


Dr. Eric Austin Sanders (La.) appeared in an interview for WAVE-TV about his pediatric dentist office. The interview appeared on Feb. 4, 2013.*

*This story also appeared on 2-4-2013-WMBCTVAmerica Now: Kids & Teeth.


Dr. Edward H. Moody (Tenn.) was interviewed by regarding the ways to get your kids to brush their teeth. The article was posted online on Feb. 5, 2013. tips-parents-0/6-b-516341


The AAPD was mentioned during a newscast with KWTV-TV (CBS) about tooth decay. The newscast aired on Feb. 5, 2013.


ABC Action News posted an online

story from Angies List which mentioned Dr. Charles Poland (Ind.) and a childs first visit to the dentist. The article was available on Feb. 7, 2013. gies_list/angies-list-first-tooth-means-first-visit-tothe-dentist


The Irving Rambler mentioned Dr. Reena Kuba (Texas) and her active role during National Childrens Dental Health Month. The article was posted online Feb. 8, 2013.http:// tist-to-donate-toothbrushes-in-celebration-of-nationalchildren-s-dental-health-month

Drs. Scott Rowley (Wash.), Benjamin D. Ruder (Wash.) and Gregory L. Psaltis (Wash.) were included in a piece with the about their recent partnership with the Hands On Childrens Museum and the Thurston Mason Counties Dental Society. The article was posted

online on Feb. 8, 2013. http://www.thurstontalk. com/2013/02/08/small-to-tall-pediatric-dentistry-partners-with-hands-on-childrens-museum-forfree-dental-screenings/


Drs. Edward H. Moody (Tenn.) and Dennis J. McTigue (Ohio) were

interviewed by about maintaining a brushing routine for your kids. The article was posted online on Feb. 11, 2013. http://


Dr. Raymond M. Solomon (Ariz.) was mentioned in an online article about encouraging parents to take their kids to the pediatric dentist early. The AAPD was also mentioned in the article with on Feb. 11, 2013. lifestyle/sonoran_living/sl_sponsors/valley-familydental-office-making-kids-smile-while-teachingdental-health

The California Healthline released a special report discussing the challenges of improving pediatric dental care in California. Drs. James J. Crall (Calif.), Parvathi Pokala (Calif.), Paul A. Reggiardo (Calif.) and Lindsey A. Robinson (Calif.) were included in the report on Feb. 13. 2013. http:// california-lagging-in-percentage-of-children-whoreceive-regular-dental-screenings-care.aspx


Dr. Richard P. Mungo (Calif.) was interviewed by the OC Register about serving special needs patients. The article was posted online on Feb. 13, 2013. http://www.ocregister. com/news/special-495804-mungo-dental.html


Dr. Rana D. Graham-Montaque (Va.) was mentioned in a piece with Williamsburg Yorktown Daily about her new office. The piece appeared online on Feb. 14, 2013. http://


Dr. Indru C. Punwani (Ill.) was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about parents taking their children to the dentists office by their first birthday. The article was posted online on Feb. 18, 2013. http://articles.chicago-

Dr. Michael C. Sheff (Mass.) will be retiring after 40 years of practicing pediatric dentistry for the disabled in Newton. This news was mentioned online with the Wicked Local on Feb. 21, 2013. http://www.wickedlocal. com/newton/news/x846060337/Pediatric-dentistfor-the-disabled-Michael-Sheff-retires-from-Newtonpractice featured the Childrens Oral Health campaign on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The mention was available on under the "Cause of the Day" section that allowed people to click and be sent to the campaign landing page on



AAPD President Dr. Joel H. Berg (Wash.) was interviewed for a Q&A about the history of pediatric dentistry for the Smithsonians National Museum of American History Blog. The interview was posted online on Feb. 25, 2013. yousee/2013/02/qa-on-the-history-of-pediatricdentistry-1.html