AAP Public Relations is working on a new campaign with the American Dental Association that promotes the importance of children’s oral health in relation to their overall health. It encourages parents to take their children for a dental check-up as part of annual back-to-school physical exams and immunizations. The campaign also includes a satellite media tour and a video news release.

The Academy’s annual back-to-school tips are posted at www.aap.org. In addition, articles that media can run in their entirety are available on school and sports safety.

The following AAP members spoke with the media in June. Space restrictions prohibit listing everyone:

Holly J. Benjamin, M.D., FAAP, was quoted by Chicago’s Daily Herald in an article about preventing sports-related injuries in children.

Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., M.D., FAAP, member of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases, was quoted by the Chicago Tribune in an article about West...

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