Why This Curriculum?
Why Oral Health?
Why is Oral Health Important?
Why Pediatricians?
Pediatrician’s interactions with young children provide an opportunity for anticipatory guidance, screening, and health maintenance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will I receive credit for this training?
A: The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates Protecting All Children's Teeth (PACT): A Pediatric Oral Health Training Program for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Q: Who do I contact if I do not receive an e-mail about my participation?
A: Certificates of completion and instructions for claiming CME credit will be e-mailed at the end of each month. Please e-mail questions about your participation or the post-tests to oralhealthinfo@aap.org. Be sure to add this e-mail to your address book; otherwise, you may not receive any communications from us.

Q: Where can I find more information on oral health and children?
A: Please visit the AAP Oral Health Initiative Web site, where you will find information about oral health activities at the AAP, as well as state and chapter activities. The Oral Health Initiative Web site also provides the Oral Health Risk Assessment: Training for Pediatricians and Other Child Health Professionals.