The Arabian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (ArAPD) is a non-profit membership organization representing paediatric dentistry in the Arabic world. It is concerned mainly in improving the practice, knowledge and/or research in the field of paediatric dentistry. The organisation aims to promote policies, guidelines and programs that promote good oral health and oral health care for children, adolescents and children with special needs. The organisation also aims to improve national and international collaboration between paediatric dentists leading to advancements in the practice of paediatric dentistry.
The vision of the ArAPD is to develop evidence based policies, guidelines and oral health programs that best promote optimal oral health/oral health care of children in the Arabic world. The ArAPD also aims to improve collaboration between different Arabic paediatric dentistry societies in the area of professional development.