Terms of Use

Users of vapd.org are subject to these Terms of Use, plus any additional terms and conditions posted at specific portions of the site.

The VAPD features dynamic websites, and changes are made regularly. All information is current as of its first appearance on this site or when last modified.

All items on vapd.org are copyright of the Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. This copyright extends to text and graphics, the selection, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the overall design of the site. Reproduction or republication is strictly prohibited without prior written permission, unless and to the extent specific items posted on vadental.org indicate otherwise.

The VAPD logo is a registered trademark of the Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and vapd.org is a service mark of the Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Reproduction or republication of these marks is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.

Links may be made to vapd.org provided the links do not use the trademarks or service marks of the Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry or its affiliated entities. Links to vapd.org may not suggest or imply that VAPD or its affiliates endorse or support the linking site, its sponsors and/or its advertisers, unless prior written permission to indicate any such endorsement or support has been granted. Framing of vapd.org or any of its content is strictly prohibited.

Vapd.org is provided “as is.” Neither the VAPD nor its affiliated entities make any representations or warranties, of any kind or any nature, whether express or implied, created by law, contract or otherwise, including, without limitation, any representations or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement.

In no event shall VAPD or its affiliated entities be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages or loss of profits arising from, or in connection with, the existence, operation, use or reliance of this site, regardless of whether VAPD has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The material contained on vapd.org is offered as information only and not as practice, financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Users need to consult their own professional advisors for such advice.

Information on vapd.org provided as assistance for users making clinical decisions regarding the clinical care of their patients cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's dentist. As with all clinical reference resources, they reflect the science of dentistry at the time of their development, but they should be used with the clear understanding that continued research may result in new knowledge or recommendations.

The VAPD does not necessarily endorse the non-VAPD resources that may appear or otherwise be referenced on vapd.org, and makes no representation or warranties about the products or services they may provide.

By linking to other websites, the VAPD does not endorse the policies or practices of, or opinions expressed on, those sites; nor does the VAPD make any representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of any items or claims contained therein.

Business decisions, including decisions about method of practice, are personal choices to be made by individual dentists. The VAPD does not, via vapd.org or otherwise, encourage dentists to make any particular business decision on issues addressed herein, including with respect to whether and how to participate in managed care plans. Moreover, the VAPD discourages dentists from taking any unlawful collective action, including but not limited to price fixing or boycotts.