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The Vision of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry is exemplary oral health for all infants, children and adolescents.
The Mission of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry is to serve its membership and the public by advocating optimal oral health of infants, children and adolescents.
Parents are invited to explore our site and to locate Pediatric Dentists with our Membership Directory. If you need more information about your child's oral health, you should visit the AAPD's Parent Resource Center or consult with your own Pediatric Dentist.
Children and teens can have interactive fun at the ADA's Games and Animations Site.
Find out more about these CSPD Foundation Awards and Grants by visiting the Foundation page or by downloading the applications listed below:
CSPD Thanks The Corporate Charter Sponsors for the Warren Brandli Leadership Intern Program
Denti-Cal Enrollment Workshop - Are you a Healthy Families Program provider who needs help enrolling in Denti-Cal? Denti-Cal invites all dentists interested in participating in the Denti-Cal program to attend an Enrollment Workshop. For more information, go to Latest News.
CSPD's quarterly newsletter for Summer is here! This issue highlights important issues surrounding the profession of pediatric dentistry and great achievements made by some of our members. Read the 2014 Summer issue of The CSPD Bulletin.
CSPD Recommended Abstracts - Summer 2014 Topics Include:
Click here for abstracts.
- Fluoride toothpaste efficacy and safety in children younger than six years: a systematic review.
- Fluoride concentration in commonly consumed infant juices.
- Pulp and periradicular testing.
Hospital Access Crisis - CSPD sent a request to its membership soliciting anecdotal information and experience on closing of hospital operating rooms and ambulatory surgical centers to dental cases appropriate for posting on the website. More information on this crisis.
Next CDA Cares in Pomona - CDA Cares Pomona will take place November 21-22, 2014 at the Pomona Fairgrounds. We anticipate providing care to at least 2,000 people. More information on how to help.
Congratulations to CSPD Editor Dr. Jung-Wei (Anna) Chen on her promotion to Professor at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.
Helpful Affordable Care Act Resources - Download documents intended to keep pediatric dentists in California well informed on the potential effects of the Affordable Care Act on their practices and another to distribute to patient's families about what to look for in health care plans. More information...
CSPD/WSPD 2014 Annual Meeting in Monterey
Lecture Handouts are available. You can also view photos from CSPD/WSPD's Annual Meeting in Monterey.
View Photos of Past CSPD Meetings.
Corporate Dentistry - Its Effect on Pediatric Dental Care - This provocative program presented by the CSPD Foundation during the 2014 annual meeting in Monterey is now available for viewing. Review this program...
OSHA Compliance Training for Dental Office Staff - Now available, the Infection Control lecture by Leslie Canham which satisfies the CA State infection control CE requirements.
Online Continuing Education - These courses are designed to educate dental professionals on the wide range of subjects essential to pediatric dentistry. Some courses will satisfy sedation recertification requirements. Select and purchase a course to view, take the exam and receive a certificate-of-completion, all online. Lectures are approved for CA, AGD, Florida and ADA CERP CE credits.
CAMBRA Course Offered Through Coursera - UCSF offers a FREE course on CAMBRA by Dean John D.B. Featherstone presented on the Coursera platform. For more information on how to register, go to the UCSF School of Dentistry Website.