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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:
The Leadership Development Page - The LDC page contains information about CSPD committees, their charges, volunteer and leadership applications, the Warren Brandli Leadership Intern program and an exhaustive list of leadership reading material. Explore all this information at, the new Leadership Development page.
SAY NO TO PROP 46 - This campaign is reaching out to all of its supporters to let them know that No on Prop. 46 campaign materials are now available (free of charge) through our online 'store'. We invite you to visit NoOnProp46.com and see what is available for order. It is time to help defeat this ballot initiative written and funded by the special interests.
Get Involved and Information
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.
Covered California 2015 Dental Product Offerings - Covered California announced August 20th that it will move from the stand-alone pediatric dental plans offered exclusively in 2014, to embedded pediatric dental benefits in all medical plans in 2015 with an option for the additional purchase of stand-alone family dental plans.
View plan list and get rates
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...
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...
Our Editor's Recommended Reading - Summer 2014 Topics Include:
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.
Click here for abstracts.
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.
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.
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.
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.