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Pediatric Dental Specialist

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty that focuses on the oral health of of infants, toddlers and adolescents.  Following dental school, dentists complete extensive scientific study and clinical applications unique to children.

Two-year pediatric dentistry residency program covers the following topics:

  • advanced diagnostics
  • surgical skills
  • clinical operations
  • examination
  • radiology
  • oral/facial injuries
  • general anesthesia
  • pharmacology
  • child psychology
  • child development
  • patients with special needs
  • conscious sedation
  • oral pathology

American Academy of Pediatric Dentist promote guidelines, programs and policies that serves the best interest of the child.

Pediatric dentist employ dental health professionals that demonstrate exceptional skills required for serving children. Pediatric healthcare providers receive ongoing training on new developments in pediatric dental sciences.

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