Houston Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Upcoming Events

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2025
Time: 6:30 pm

Date: Thursday, May 1, 2025
Time: 6:30 pm

Past Events

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Trulucks Restaurant
5350 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77056
Speaker: Dr. Samiya Ahmad, a Pediatric Neurologist and Sleep Medicine Physician.
1.5 CE credits

Dates: Friday, April 19, 2024 ; Saturday, April 20, 2024 ; Saturday, May 18, 2024

Location: Hampton Inn and Suites 
(Breakfast and lunch provided)

Please join us for our Spring 2024 HAPD Member Meeting!

Courtney Scaggs
Speech Language Pathologist

1.5 CE hours to be provided

Thursday December 14, 2023 at 6:30pm

Location: Ouisie’s Table
 3939 San Felipe, Houston Tx 

Date: Monday, November 6
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Virtual Webinar

Time: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm 

Location: Hampton Inn and Suites I-10, 5820 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77007

Fall 2023 – Tuesday, November 7th at 5:30 pm

By Dr. David Canfield of Anesthesia Education & Safety Foundation, Inc. (sedationce.com)

Thursday September 28, 2023 at 6:30pm
Location: Warehouse 72
7620 Katy Freeway, Ste 305
Houston, TX

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Thursday, June 8th, 2023

Location: The RouxPour at Memorial City Mall, 303 Memorial City Mall #604, Houston, TX 77024

Speaker: Dr. Esther Yang, Pediatric Dentist, Chief of Service for dentistry and a full time pediatric dentist at Texas Children’s Hospital

TopicHospital Dentistry and management of medically compromised patients  
laptop in the fall

Date: Monday, February 27th from 5:30-9:30pm

Conducted as a WEBCAST program using Webex meeting software.

HAPD Winter 2023 Meeting

Thursday, February 16th, 2023 at 6:30 pm

Brenner’s On The Bayou, 1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007

Thursday, December 8th, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Jonathan’s The Rub in Memorial Green, 12505 Memorial Dr #140, Houston, TX 77024

overhead view of restaurant

HAPD Fall 2022 Meeting

Thursday, October 6th at 6:30 pm

Location: Ciro’s Italian Grill, 9755 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024
Speaker: Dr. Zhen Huang, Otolaryngologist
Topic: Sleep apnea, high arched palates, and the relationship with tonsils and adenoids.

interior of cafe

Bundled BLS, PALS and Level 2-3 Sedation Renewal Course with Dr. David Canfield

Saturday, October 1st, 2022 from 7:30 am – 4 pm

Location: Hampton Inn (5820 I-10 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77007).


HAPD 2022
Summer Meeting

Thursday, June 9 at 6:30 PM
51fifteen Cuisine & Cocktail

Our 2022 Summer Meeting was a great success. Thank you to all those that attended and supported.


Bundled BLS, PALS and Level 2-3 Sedation Renewal Course with
Dr. David Canfield

Saturday, May 21, 2022
A Huge HAPD THANK YOU to Dr. David Canfield and the participants in our May Sedation Course.

Winter Social

Thursday, December 9th, 2021
Location: Hearsay on the Green

THANK YOU everyone for attending the HAPD holiday party, but also for generously donating toys to the Make-A-Wish Foundation!!!! It’s great to be part of an awesome group of colleagues. This picture is for YOU!


HAPD Kickoff Dinner and CE

Fogo de Chao – 8250 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX 77063
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 6-9pm

Level 2 and/or Level 3 Sedation Renewal Course

Saturday, August 15, 2020, 8 AM – Noon

Dr. David Canfield of Anesthesia Education & Safety Foundation, Inc. (sedationce.com)

4 hours Online Self-Study, 4 hours Live Webcast

$250 (Regular pricing for Level 2 is $350 and Level 3 is $600 – HUGE savings for our group)

dog napping infront of laptop

Winter Meeting (Virtual)

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Boyd Shepherd, DDS, JD – Hiring, Firing, & Everything In Between – Legal Issues in the Dental Office.

Bonus CE

laptop in the fall

Fall Meeting
Virtual Meeting

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Renato Silva, DDS, MS, PhD
Alternative Techniques for Permanent Tooth Replacement: Autotransplantation & More

Person at front of room lecturing

PALS Renewal
In-person Event

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9 AM – 5 PM

Texas Healthcare Training Center
12727 Featherwood Drive, Suite 104
Houston, Texas 77034