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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
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.
CSPD 2014 Annual Meeting and Board Notice - In accordance with the CSPD Bylaws, the Nominating Committee shall propose one name each for President Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and each vacancy of a director on the Board of Directors. More information...
CDA Cares in San Diego - Many of our CSPD members and others volunteered to provide free dental are for the underserved at CDA Cares in San Diego. For more information and photos in the Latest News.
Volunteers Needed! - in Vallejo, CA - The CDA Foundation and CDA host CDA Cares, a program that allows volunteer dentists, with the assistance of other dental professionals and community volunteers, to provide dental services at no charge to more than 2,000 patients at each event. The next event is April 25-26 at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo. More information....
CSPD is seeking applicants for the position of Editor - CSPD is looking for a well qualified individual to produce the CSPD Bulletin and other publications within the organization as its Editor. More information....
CSPD Member in News - Our own Public Policy Advocate, Dr. Paul Reggiardo, is quoted in the New York Times article, A Gap in the Affordable Care Act, by Catherine Saint Louis. This article discusses how the flawed implementation of pediatric dental care under the new health law could leave millions of young patients without access. To read this article, visit the New York Times.
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....
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.
Mobile/Portable Dental Care Provider Guidelines - Read more about this effort in the ALARM.
CSPD/WSPD Annual Meeting 2014
Pre-registration is closed. Registration is available onsite.
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 Winter is here!
This issue highlights an article by Alexandra Malebranche regarding leadership opportunities in CSPD. Now available: The 2014 Winter issue of The CSPD Bulletin.
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.