The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is the membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric
dentistry. Our 6,400 members serve as primary care providers for millions of
children from infancy through adolescence.
The American Dental Association (ADA) was established in 1859. Today, there are more than 153,000 members. As the world's largest and oldest national dental association, the ADA is the oral health authority to both the public and the dental profession.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.