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We are the Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
We strive to ensure optimal oral healthcare for all children.


Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

Location, Topics, Speakers

Volunteer, Participate, and  Belong


The MAPD is a membership organization representing the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry in Michigan. Our members provide dental care for thousands of Michigan children. Pediatric dentists receive extra training in the treatment of children and special needs patients in order to make their experience at the dentist as pleasant as possible.

Upcoming Events

Summer Meeting 2020

Please plan to join colleagues and friends for this MAPD summer retreat in beautiful, family friendly Petoskey, Michigan. Two morning session are planned for Friday and Saturday to allow time to explore this beautiful part of our great state. Registration forms will be mailed in April. NOTE: Room blocks at MAPD rate expire on May 16, 2020 so make your reservations now.

Meeting Canceled due to Sars-Cov-2 pandemic

Winter Meeting 2021

A Review of new AAPD Guidelines for prevention, non-restorative management and carious
tissue removal during restorative management of caries lesions in primary and permanent

Michigan Dental Association Annual Session

MAPD is co-sponsoring Dr. Francisco Ramos-Gomez will be holding two talks at the annual session. Perinatal and Infant Oral Health in the morning and Infant Oral Health Care Model and Minimally Invasive Pediatric Dentistry in the afternoon.

Meeting Postponed More information to follow

Additional Information

If you are looking for more information about pediatric dentistry or oral health please check out one of the following resources.