AAPD Pediatric Dentists

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is a medical organization dedicated to Pediatric Dentistry. Doctors and practitioners associated with AAPD have special training and skill in preventing, diagnosing, and treating tooth, gum, and jaw disorders and injuries in children. American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry members perform oral health exams, preventative dental health education, wisdom teeth extraction, orthodontics, implant and crown placement, cavity repair, gum disease treatment, and dental injury care. Pediatric Dentistry is a dental specialty centered on promoting the oral health of young patients from infancy through their teen years. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many AAPD members include dental cavities, wisdom tooth impaction, bruxism (tooth grinding), improper bite and jaw alignment, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, gum disease, oral cancer, and injuries to the teeth, mouth, and gums. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by AAPD healthcare providers include diagnostic imaging, oral hygiene education, cavity repair, orthodontics, placing tooth implants, crowns, and orthodontics, diagnosing and treating tooth grinding, addressing gum disease, extracting impacted wisdom teeth, and treating tooth, tongue, and gum injury or infection.

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