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Pediatric Dentistry

Army educates residents at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry

August 21, 2017
Pediatric dentistry resident receives Army promotion, highlights military tradition

Research examines effects of early preventive dental care in Medicaid-enrolled children

April 17, 2017
Texas A&M, University of Alabama at Birmingham study suggests early dental visits may not prevent later problems

Teething tips and tricks

November 11, 2016
Getting your child off to a good start with their new teeth

INFOGRAPHIC: Child’s dental health timeline

October 20, 2016
Taking care of their first set of pearly whites will establish good dental habits for years to come

Your child’s dental health: A timeline

March 28, 2016
Taking care of their first set of pearly whites will establish good dental habits for years to come

First Dental Home: Is the initiative working? 

September 17, 2015

Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry researchers have received a $100,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health - Gulf States Health Policy Center to evaluate the effectiveness of this state program, intended to improve the oral health of youngsters ages 6 months to 35 months.

Back to school: How to encourage healthy dental habits away from home

July 29, 2015

School is just around the corner, which means backpacks and packed lunches await your children. Whether it’s their first year at school or they’re already climbing the ranks, you want to ensure they are making healthy choices when it comes to lunch. However, one aspect you may not have considered when it comes to lunch options is dental health.

Meeting the demand for patient-centered care with $5.4 million in grant funding

July 21, 2015

More than 5 million Texans live in dentally underserved areas, according to 2014 numbers from the Health Resources and Services Administration. Of those individuals, more than 1.5 million did not receive dental services the same year. What makes those figures even more staggering is that the needs of these vulnerable, underserved populations are not limited to dental care. Where oral health is lacking, there also may be unmet medical or psychosocial needs.

New partnership amps up dental care for youngsters in East Dallas

January 15, 2015

A new partnership between Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry and the Foremost Family Health Center means more dental care for East Dallas youngsters and increased training for dental students and pediatric dentistry residents alike.

Patient advocacy beyond the dental chair

April 29, 2014

This resident dove headfirst into the action with health care reform to determine how it serves a special population: pediatric dental patients.