Serving the oral health needs of vulnerable populations at the community level

The American Association for Community Dental Programs (AACDP) is a voluntary membership organization for local dental program personnel.

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2020 Annual American Association of Community Dental Programs Conference

Best Practices for Better Oral Health — San Diego, April 5th, 8am - 4:30pm

AACDP is excited to offer a full day conference on April 5th before National Oral Health Conference in San Diego from 8 am till 4:30 pm. The AACDP conference aims to bring practical community-based and best practice approaches and resources that will equip local oral health jurisdictions in their dental public health programs. This year’s conference is co-sponsored by the California State Oral Health Program and the California Dental Association. The agenda consists of exciting panels, speakers and interviews delving into broad areas including community engagement, sustainability, school based programs and care coordination.

  •  Registration and Conference Information. Space is limited to the first 100 registrants, so don't wait!
  • Register by February 29th and the fee is only $75! Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and 7 units of continuing education.
  • After March 1st, registration fee will increase to $125.

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The Bellwether: Leading Local Efforts to Improve the Nation’s Oral Health

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Seal America: The Prevention Invention

Seal America is designed to assist health professionals in initiating and implementing school-based dental sealant programs to prevent tooth decay in children. The online manual provides practical guidance for individuals who wish to start school-based dental sealant programs. It also addresses program sustainability and referring students with unmet oral health needs to dentists. Individuals working in established school-based dental sealant programs may also find the manual of interest as they strive to improve specific aspects of their programs.

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