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Founded in 1937, the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) provides a focus for meeting the challenge to improve oral health. AAPHD membership is open to all individuals concerned with improving the oral health of the public.

AAPHD accepts the challenge to improve total health for all citizens through the development and support of effective programs of oral health promotion and disease prevention.  Join us in this effort - Click here to become a Member!

News and Important Information

New Job Posting  Assistant /Associate Clinical Professor – Dental Pubic Health College of Dental Medicine

Staff Dentist - St. David’s Foundation in Austin is currently recruiting for a General Dentist.

Registration for the American Institute of Dental Public Health (AIDPH) 2018 Colloquium is now open.  For information on the Colloquium and confirmed speakers, please visit the AIDPH website. The colloquium will be held on January 25-26, 2018 in San Antonio, TX.  This year’s topic will be precision health and the future of dental public health. 


  • The AAPHD Council on Educational Affairs invites abstract submissions for the General Poster and Oral Presentations sessions for the 2018 National Oral Health Conference®.

  • The ASTDD Monday Roundtable Review Committee invites abstract submissions for Monday Roundtable Luncheon presenting scientific research, program evaluations, community-based interventions and partnerships related to dental public health for the 2018 National Oral Health Conference®

Submission deadline is November 10, 2017