pediatric dentist


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dentist

 [den´tist]
a person who has received a degree from an accredited school of dentistry and is licensed to practice dentistry by a state board of dental examiners.
pediatric dentist a dentist specializing in pediatric dentistry.

pe·di·at·ric den·tist

(pēdē-atrik dentist)
A health care professional concerned with the dental care and treatment of children.
Synonym(s): pedodontist, paediatric dentist.

pe·di·at·ric den·tist

(pēdē-atrik dentist)
A health care professional concerned with dental care and treatment of children.
Synonym(s): pedodontist, paediatric dentist.
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0%) reported referring the child to a pediatric dentist before the first year of life, demonstrating knowledge of the recommendations set out by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which indicates that the first visit to a dentist should occur around the first year of life (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009).
I can speak for the (local) pediatric dentists in saying it's a great situation.
Physical child abuse: perception, diagnosis, and management by southern Brazilian pediatric dentists.
Let's say a child is one and a half, and the child screams when they get their teeth cleaned," said Jed Best, a pediatric dentist in New York.
A pediatric dentist will recommend that parents consider the option of deep sedation or general anesthesia when she determines that it is necessary for safe and successful treatment.
It was the dental care of a 62-year-old with an intellectual disability by a pediatric dentist, which served as the catalyst to broaden Special Olympics to include the Healthy Athletes initiative.
Regular care by a pediatric dentist, getting enough fluoride, and eating right are all steps to good dental health.
The study also noted that bringing children to a pediatric dentist during infancy may make them more comfortable about going to the dentist as they grow.
Dan Arnold, a pediatric dentist from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, who has been using sealants for eight years, agrees.
Shailaja Thaker, Pediatric Dentist, Great Hill Boston, Braintree & Somerville

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