- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Publication date:
- 01 January 2019
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recog-nizes the importance of managing the developing dentition and occlusion and its effect on the well-being of infants, children, and adolescents. Management includes the recognition, diagnosis, and appropriate treatment of dentofacial abnormalities. This guideline is intended to set forth objectives for management of the developing dentition and occlusion in pediatric dentistry.