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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 for the 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
The Leadership Development Page - The LDC has its own website page full of information about CSPD committees, their charges, volunteer and leadership applications, the Warren Brandli Leadership Intern program and information and an exhaustive list of leadership reading material. Explore all this information at, the new Leadership Development page.
Affordable Care Act - You can learn about the effect of the Affordable Care Act on your pediatric dental practice.|
Or try this MP4 iPad friendly link.
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.
Delta Fee Reduction? - CDA informs its members of Delta plans to reduce fees. For more information, go to Latest News.
Dr. Jade Miller Nominated for AAPD Secretary/Treasurer Position - Past District VI Trustee, Dr. Jade A. Miller, of Reno, Nevada was nominated to serve on AAPD's Executive Committee as Secretary/Treasurer of AAPD. CSPD's Executive Director, Dr. Ray Stewart, sent his "heartiest congratulations" to Jade on this important nomination.
CDA Needs Pediatric Dentist Volunteers - CSPD Past President and AAPD District VI Trustee, Dr. Santos Cortez, asks CSPD members to volunteer for the next CDA Cares in the
San Jose Convention Center, May 18-19, 2013. For more information about this worthy cause, go to Calendar of Events.
Lindsey Robinson Installed as new CDA President - Congratulations to CSPD past president, Dr. Lindsey Robinson, who was installed as CDA's President at their House of Delegates meeting in Newport Beach. For more information about this meeting, go to Latest News.
Dental Board of CA Recruiting Subject Matter Experts - The Dental Board of California is looking for a few good pediatric dentists to serve as Subject Matter Experts. For more information about CMEs, go to Latest News.
School Absences for Dental Appointments - CSPD & CDA have developed a template for a School Attendance Release Form which may be downloaded and customized. Read more about this matter in the Latest News.
Save the Date! - CSPD/WSPD Annual Meeting 2014
CSPD/WSPD 2013 Annual Meeting in Palm Springs
Online Continuing Education - We're Back!!! CSPD's new and improved OCE Portal is now available 24/7. CSPD presents a series of Web Based Pediatric Dental Continuing Education Lectures which feature streaming audio and video. 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.
CSPD's quarterly newsletter for Spring is here! This issue highlights an insurance company insider's top ten insurance issues to follow. Now available: The 2013 Spring issue of The CSPD Bulletin (PDF Document, 3.7 MB).
State Begins Transition of Healthy Families (CHIP) Program's Beneficiaries to Medi-Cal Dental - Dental Managed Care presented information about the transition process of Healthy Families Program's beneficiaries to Medi-Cal Dental. There will be four phases of the transition of beneficiaries to Medi-Cal Dental. Slides of this plan may be viewed in the Latest News.
Mobile/Portable Dental Care Provider Guidelines - Read more about this effort in the ALARM.