About the AAPHD...

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 - become a Member!

AAPHD Webinar Recording Now Available to Members

The recent AAPHD webinar held for members to discuss options for restructuring the association is now available on-line for those members who were unable to attend the webinar or who want to review the issues again. Please click here to begin review after logging in with your member number.

This issue is also on the agenda for the upcoming AAPHD Annual Business Meeting.

AAPHD Annual Business Meeting

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
OMNI Ft. Worth Hotel, Ft. Worth, Texas

All AAPHD members are encouraged to attend and participate in a discussion regarding proposed changes to the current governance model.  In addition members will be updated on numerous activities of the association including AAPHD Foundation programs, HRSA Grant to develop DPH curriculum models, and the 22 AAPHD Student Chapters.

AAPHD Premiers Signature Event at NOHC

The AAPHD Education Committee will premier its new Annual Signature Event during the 2014 National Oral Health Conference in Ft. Worth,Texas on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.   AAPHD will discuss issues focusing on emerging Issues of importance to our members’ and their communities.  This year the focus will be on two current issues: Community Water Fluoridation and the The Minamata Mercury Convention.