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News and Important Information

2018 National Oral Health Conference (NOHC)

Registration is now open for the 2018 National Oral Health Conference and you are invited!

The Planning Committee has put the final details on the program for the premier meeting for dental public health! The 19th joint meeting of ASTDD and AAPHD promises to provide attendees with the most current information on international, national, and local issues, lots of networking opportunities, information on new products and services, and a little fun!

Louisville, Kentucky, the city known as the home of the Kentucky Derby, will be our host for five days of programming:

Weekend Workshops: April 14-15, 2018
Conference: April 16-18, 2018

Click here for the registration brochure.

Click here to begin your online registration. Earlybird registration ends March 9, 2018


 AIDPH 2018 Colloquium

Registration is open for the 2018 American Institute of Dental Public Health Annual Colloquium. The topic will be Precision Public Health and the Future of Dental Public Health. The Colloquium will convene January 25-26, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. The event hotel will be the historic Sheraton Gunter in Downtown San Antonio.

Visit the AIDPH website for venue and registration information.


Membership Renewal - Renew today for 2018

If you have not already done so, please be sure to renew your membership for 2018 to continue receiving your membership benefits. Remember, if you need an invoice, you must complete the online renewal form and select "Invoice Me" as your payment method.

  • To renew your 2018 AAPHD membership, click here

  • If you are also a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health and wish to pay your 2018 Annual Registration Fee and your 2018 AAPHD Membership at the same time, click here.

  • If you need to pay just your 2018 ABDPH Annual Registration Fee, click here.

If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact Sandi Steil in the AAPHD office. 

We appreciate your continued support. 


AAPHD Awards of Merit - Call for Nominations due January 31, 2018

There is no greater acknowledgement than that which comes from our peers. Please help the AAPHD Awards Committee select the recipients for its 2018 Awards of Merit Award Winners. We are seeking nominations for 2 awards:

  • Distinguished Service Award - Presented to a member of AAPHD for excellent and distinguished service to public health dentistry and the association.

  • Public Service Award - Presented to an individual for substantial contribution through action related to public health dentistry issues.

Send your nomination along with a short paragraph explaining why you believe this person deserves this award. Also include the nominee's information.

Nominations should be sent by January 31, 2018 to Frances Kim, Interim Executive Director: fkim@aaphd.org.

Please visit the website to see a list of past award recipients.