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The Center for Pediatric Dentistry

For Professionals

Dr. Nelson with student

Programs for visiting dentists

The Center for Pediatric Dentistry is offering two opportunities for foreign-trained dentists, pediatric dentists, and faculty: the Visiting Dentist Program and the Visiting International Dentist Program.

Special needs fact sheets

Fact sheets for 14 mild to moderate manifestations of special needs conditions have been developed for Dental and Medical Professionals. Check them out here.

Faculty and student research

The research enterprise at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry is one of the four key areas of interest in our mission and vision. Our research goals include conduct of innovative research encompassing the following areas: systemic health; social health; behavioral health; public health; healthcare delivery systems; and management of electronic health data. The research program at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry collaborates with philanthropic organizations, granting agencies, and industry sponsors.

ABCD: Improving children’s access to care

ABCD LogoAccess to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD) puts young children across Washington state on a lifelong path to good oral health. ABCD connects low-income families with providers state-wide who know how to care for young children, focusing on prevention and avoiding tooth decay, as well as educating parents about how to take good care of their children’s teeth. If you would like to become part of the ABCD program, please contact the University of Washington ABCD Coordinator, Sara Stanley at