This AAPD logo symbolizes the hope for developing oral health for all Asian people by tight and balanced collaboration between Asian countries. The logo expresses a combined effect in looking forward to developing good oral health all over the world!
The samtaeguk circle is in the center of symbol. The yellow color is the representative color of Asia and this circle means perfect balance, harmony, peace and health of Asia in the universe.
3 tightly contacted marks represent hydroxyapatite crystals. They also resemble the human head and neck. This symbolizes dental health by tightly bound hydroxyapatite, and also the tight relationship of Asian people.
The color of the upper shape is ivory and lower 2 shapes is pink. Ivory color means healthy teeth and pink color means healthy gingivae.