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The International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) is a non-profit organization with the objective to contribute to the progress and promotion of oral health for children around the globe. IAPD includes 60 National Member Societies and represents more than 15,000 dentists.

  • Dr. Sarah Hulland, CAPD/ACDP Representative


The Oral Health Section advocates for and promotes optimal oral health for infants, children and adolescents, including children and youth with special health care needs. This section also provides expertise and guidelines for children and youth with special health care needs through a number of programs including the provision of a forum for discussion of important child and youth dental health issues between the CPS and the CAPD/ACDP.

  • Dr. Shannon Fitzpatrick, President, CPS Oral Health Section

CDA Committee on Clinical and Scientific Affairs

Committee of the CDA that examines topics and comes up with knowledge based position statements and guidelines that are recommended to the CDA Board for approval.

  • Dr. Anjani Koneru
CDA National Coordinating Working Group on Access to Care for Children and Seniors

Ad Hoc Committee of the CDA with a mandate to look at access to care for seniors, notably in LTC and in access to care for infants, notably the age one visit. This is resulting in the campaign to both dentists and the public on the “First Tooth, First Visit – a time to celebrate”.

  • Dr. Paul Andrews
  • Dr. Ross Anderson
  • Dr. Robert Barsky


Dedicated to the representation and advancement of the Canadian Dental Specialties, the profession of dentistry nationally and internationally, the achievement of optimal oral health, general health and quality of life of Canadians, and the support of the profession of dentistry in the advancement of optimal oral health. See
  • Dr. Duy-Dat Vu, CAPD/ACDP Representative to the Board
  • Dr. Paul Andrews, Chair, USC&LS Sub-Committee


Report on relevant RCDC Executive council matters to CAPD/ACDP. Position changes every 3 years.

The Fellowship Examination Committee (FEC) is responsible to maintain or enhance the organization’s high standards through the administration of a Fellowship Examination; policy development; and volunteer engagement. Responsibilities include ensuring the Fellowship Examination meets recognized psychometric principals and is a valid evaluation instrument; overseeing the development of policies, processes and best practices to maintain or enhance the quality and effectiveness of the Fellowship Examination; and oversee the volunteer management program.

  • Dr. Paul Andrews, Director for Pediatric Dentistry and Chair, Governance Committee
  • Dr. Christine Corbeil, Examiner-in-Chief
  • Dr. Felicity Hardwick Chief Examiner, Pediatric Dentistry

3M Oral Care

To insure an ongoing relationship with 3M Oral Care and their sponsorship of the 3M Oral Care - CAPD/ACDP Graduate Student Research Presentation Awards.

  • Dr. Ross Anderson, CAPD/ACDP Liaison

CDA Representative to the CDAC Board

The Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) is the body responsible for accrediting dental, dental specialty, dental residency, dental hygiene and dental assisting education programs in Canada. CDAC also accredits dental services. In Québec, dental services accredited by ODQ are recognized by CDAC.

  • Dr. Ross Anderson

CDAC Health Facilities/Dental Residencies Committee

Reviews all of the accredited hospital dental services and internships (dental residencies in Canada) to insure that standards that are reflective of quality service and education are met in accordance with CDAC.

  • Dr. Ross Anderson

The Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (CAPD) is the membership organization representing over 300 pediatric dentists across Canada.

L'Académie canadienne de dentisterie pédiatrique (ACDP) est l'organisme d'adhésion qui représente plus de 300 dentistes pédiatriques à travers le Canada.

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