It Takes a Village

Posted: 9/26/2019

There is a saying that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said when managing the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. Our village consists of several organizations dedicated to strengthening the specialty of pediatric dentistry.

Below is a list of these organizations and their roles:

While there is strength in numbers, sometimes those numbers can be confusing. For instance, did you know that while AAPD, ABPD and the COD are affiliated, we are not the same organization? No need to shut the front door, to alleviate any confusion ABPD has broken down the primary organizations of pediatric dentistry and their purpose.


Still confused? Contact ABPD Headquarters at with questions.

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