South Carolina
Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Welcome to the online
home of the SCAPD!

Thank you for visiting our online home! This website serves as a hub to connect you with other members, learn about upcoming events & meetings, and as a source for valuable resources for organized dentistry in our state.

The South Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (SCAPD) seeks to advocate for the profession of pediatric dentistry, as well as the absolute best in oral care policies for the children of the Palmetto State.

If you should have any questions or need additional assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

2024 SCAPD
Annual Meeting!

March 22 - 23

Our Mission

Our society serves its members and represents the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry in the state of South Carolina. Our goal is to advocate optimal oral health care for infants, children, adolescents/teenagers, and persons with special health care needs.

We will represent the oral health issues for all children in the state of South Carolina. We strive to encourage, sponsor and advance the achievement of high and ethical standards of practice for our members. We want to promote to the public scientific information and advancements in Pediatric Dentistry to better educate parents on the value of a pediatric dentist for their child.

Dr Shane Harpham

SCAPD President's Message

My goal as your president is to increase communication and collaboration for members in our state.  Our specialty is dedicated to providing the best care for all children and our organization will strive to provide the best continuing education for your pursuit of excellence.  I will be accessible to all members and will serve as a liaison for you and provide you with up-to-date information relevant to our state and our specialty.  Please join me and your colleagues at a meeting this year!  Camaraderie is a unique and valuable aspect of your membership.  I looking forward to serving as your president.