2022 WSPD Member Spotlight

2022 WSPD Member Spotlight: Dr. Jeanette MacLean Written by: Natasha Bramley Almost every pediatric dentist has found themselves in the unfortunate position of being seated across from distraught parents, having to tell them that their child, still a toddler, has early childhood caries. In the past, treatment options for a child under the age of […]

AAPD Western District Trustee Report

AAPD Western District Trustee Report Jonathon Everett Lee, D.D.S. AAPD 2021-2022: A Productive Year It has been a productive year for AAPD, and “[n]ow that we have had a few weeks to reflect on AAPD San Diego 2022, we can truly say that it was one epic annual meeting!  We celebrated AAPD’s 75th Anniversary in […]

2022 President’s Message

Organized dentistry has always been a passion of mine. I remember my first lobby day at my state capitol as a dental student 14 years ago and being so impressed by the collective voice of my fellow students and future colleagues. Since that time, I have continued to lobby for our profession and specialty at […]

General Dentist AAPD Affiliate Member Acknowledgment

General Dentist AAPD Affiliate Member Acknowledgment Dr. Jonathan Lee, AAPD Western District Trustee Recently, one of the Action Items from the September 25, 2021, meeting of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Board of Trustees (BOT) has created concern amongst our District Pediatric Dental Specialist Members.  The action item is for the Affiliate (General […]

“I lost A Friend” – Tribute to Dr. Dave Suttie

“I Lost A Friend” – Tribute to Dr. Dave Suttie I lost a friendI lost a friend. Christmas Eve.He wasn’t feeling well. It hit him from nowhere.His wife had to take him to the E.R.They couldn’t find anything. Christmas Day.Not much of an appetite. He had to lie down.Four days later.Dave . . . suddenly […]