Oral Health


The ​American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) works to improve children's oral health through communication and collaboration betwee​n the medical and dental homes, and to make pediatricians and other health professionals an essential part of the ​​​oral health team.

​Thro​ugh the Section on ​Oral Health and Chapter Oral Health Advocates​, the AAP provides education, training, and advocacy for pediatricians, dentists, other health professionals, and families.​

We welcome your comments and questions. Please ​​feel free to contact us.​

  • Dental Pros and HPV Prevention

    Dental Pros and HPV Prevention

    Dental professionals and pediatricians need to work together to stop the spread of the HPV virus that can cause head, neck and cervical cancers. Three fact sheets have been developed to help you start the conversation today.​

    View here
  • Oral Health and Children

    Oral Health and Children

    Good oral h​ealth is an important part of childhood. Get information on oral health through the ages at Healthychil​dren.org​