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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Dr Reena Annie Chacko, a paediatric dentist from the Asian Medical Center, Qatar, took part in the oral health awareness programme, providing free dental checkups for the participating children.
She spoke with passion about her work as a paediatric dentist and the importance of preventive health programmes in Qatar to stop illness before it starts.
An early start can ensure your child has an opportunity to build a relationship with his/her paediatric dentist or also popularly known as paedodontist.
Specialist paediatric dentist Clare Ledingham reveals that in one of the most challenging general anaesthetic sessions this year Clare extracted 21 teeth from 2 toddlers.
Training as a general dentist 2 13% 2 5% Training as a specialist paediatric dentist (*) 0 0% 19 44% Continuing education lectures (*) 13 87% 15 35% Other 0 0% 7 16% Did this education include a hands-on component with MTA or PC Yes (*) 3 20% 24 57% No 12 80% 18 43% Would you be interested in sitting hands on MTA courses?
A paediatric dentist shouldknow how to deal with the child according to his intellectual maturitylevel, in order to make him cooperative enough during his dental visit while simultaneously comforting the anxious parents and giving them the best available treatment options.
Paediatric dentist, Dr Anas Salami, is one of 61 residents enrolled at the college and he performed Latif's screening on the day.
Paediatric dentist Paul Cochrane said: "Sadly I am not surprised by these figures.
The placement and retention in situ of such device is challenge for paediatric dentist.
Dina Debaybo, Paediatric Dentist from Dubai's Nicolas and Asp Dental Centre says often leading by example can help friends combat their bad breath.
Parents are urged to take their toddlers to a paediatric dentist at an early age, first visit should be between six and 12 months of age.
Specialist Paediatric Dentist Dr Rose-Marie Daly said: "Lunch boxes can be tricky for fussy eaters.