New Jersey Chapter
American Academy of Pediatrics
3836 Quakerbridge Road
Suite 108
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Phone: 609-842-0014
Fax: 609-842-0015

Elliot Rubin, MD, FAAP
Chapter President

Fran Gallagher, MEd
Executive Director

Harriet Lazarus, MBA
Deputy Director

Bert Mulder
Director, Membership & Events

Program Contacts

Harriet Lazarus, MBA
Deputy Director

Juliana David, MEd Psych
Program Director

Cortney Mott, MEd
Program Manager

Phone - 609-842-0014
Fax - 609-842-0015

Funding Source
Funded by DentaQuest Oral Health 2014 Grant

Oral Health Resources
​NJAAP Webinars
EPIC Oral Health - Integrating Infant Oral Health & Perinatal Oral Health into Routine Well Care Webinar [Webinar / Slides]
NJ Oral Health Initiative: Building Medical & Dental Collaborations - What Role Can You Play to Improve Pediatric Oral Health? Webinar
     Presentation Slides
Primary Care Providers (PCP)

Training Opportunities
CPT Coding Fact Sheet (AAP, 2015)
Bright Smiles From Birth - Fluoride varnish application training video
Education for Quality Improvement in Pediatric Practice - Oral Health - available until 1/24/2016
First 5 Oral Health assessment video for medical providers - Complete video of 6 steps of an oral health examination, showing one example of a medical team making an oral health assessment. 
PACT: Protecting All Children's Teeth - AAP Pediatric Oral Health training program in 13 modules by topic
Smiles for Life - A national oral health curriculum developed by the society of teachers of family medicine and endorsed by many national organizations including the AAP.
State Advocacy Information - Child Poverty
Why Provide Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Oral Health Care?


Medicaid Fluoride Varnishing Program Reimbursement Guide for Pediatricians

AAP Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool [English / Spanish]
AAP Pediatric Guide to Children's Oral Health Flip Chart - Can be downloaded in English or Spanish. Includes pictures for identification of pathologic oral conditions and a reference guide to the charts.
Bright Futures in Practice - Oral Health Pocket Guide
CDC - Division of Oral Health - Children's Oral Health
Dietary Fluoride Supplements: Evidence-based Clinical Recommendations
Electronic Health Record Template To Include Oral Health
NJ Smiles Directory - Referral/Resource list of dentists that treat Medicaid covered children - Lists dentists by county and town who see children under 5 years of age, includes insurance companies accepted by each provider with their contact numbers.
Oral Health Coding Fact Sheet for Primary Care Physicians - New Jersey Only
Oral Health Practice Tools (courtesy of AAP National)
Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Age 5 Years:  US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Tooth Eruption Chart

Family & Community

Donated Dental Services (DDS) - provides free, comprehensive dental treatment to our country’s most vulnerable people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile. These are people who cannot afford necessary treatment and cannot get public aid. The program operates through a volunteer network of more than 15,000 dentists and 3,600 dental labs across the United States. [New Jersey Application - Northern / Southern]
Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me: Brushy Brush PSA  - A song about the importance of brushing your teeth as part of Sesame Street's newest oral health initiative Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me.
Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives Campaign
Child, Parent, Teacher Resource List - courtesy of Zufall Health
2 Minutes 2x - Brush kids' teeth for 2 minutes, 2 times a day - Brush along with friends
ExceptionalSmiles.org - A caregivers guide to oral health for child with special needs
When Children in NJ FamilyCare Should See the Dentist
Keeping Your Child's Smile Healthy
Fluoridated Water Systems in NJ (2011)
Fluoride in NJ public water systems (2008)

School Nurses

Bright Futures in Practice - Oral Health Pocket Guide
School Nurses: Partnering with Parents on Oral Health Care
Oral Health and Learning: When Children’s Oral Health Suffers, So Does Their Ability to Learn
Questions and Answers on School Oral Health Programs
Oral Health Selected as a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator

Health Insurance

Health Insurance Explained: The YouToons Have it Covered