Mom , What Is A Pediatric Dentist?

Mom, What Is A Pediatric Dentist ?

A dentist whose area of expertise is directed solely to the care of infants, children and teenagers.

This requires 2 to 3 years of additional rigorous specialty training following 4 years of dental school.

Special skills include:

  • Making dentistry fun and pleasant for children.
  • Building self esteem and positive attitudes toward dental care.
  • Providing coping strategies when needed.
  • Maximizing the use of preventive techniques to help young patients grow up cavity free.