May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


AAPD 2018

July 2017 Volume LII Number 4

AAPD Presentations Submission Deadlines

Sept. 15, 2017
Breakfast Rounds
String of Pearls

Jan. 16, 2018
NuSmile GSRA
My Kid’s Dentist Research Poster Competition

If you are interested in making a presentation at AAPD 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii, please visit the AAPD website at for a Breakfast Round, MiniClinic, or String of Pearls submission form. For additional questions contact Jessica Parra at For the Research Poster Competition contact Colleen Bingle at

You must be an AAPD member in good standing and must be registered for the meeting in order to present at the Annual Session. The AAPD will strictly adhere to these deadlines. All submissions must be complete in order to be considered for a session at the Annual Session, GSRA, or a Poster.


NuSmile Graduate Student Research Awards (GSRA)

Up to eight finalists are selected to present their research at the AAPD Annual Session in May. Finalists receive travel to the Annual Session, complimentary registration for themselves and a guest, and a cash award and plaque at the Annual Session. A matching cash award is given to each finalist’s training program. The recipients are asked to present their research at the Annual Session. NuSmile generously supports these awards. All applications and research abstracts must be submitted by Jan. 16, 2018.

My Kid’s Dentist Research Poster Competition
All presenters must be registered for the Annual Session. If you are a pediatric dentist, you must be a member of the AAPD to present in this research competition. The research competition will take place on Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26, 2018, at AAPD 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Applications are due Jan. 16, 2018.

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