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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the treatment of children.

pe′do·don′tist (-dŏn′tĭst) n.

pedodontics, pedodontia

a branch of dentistry specializing in children’s dental care. — pedodontist, n.
See also: Children
the branch of dentistry that specializes in the care of children’s teeth. — pedodontist, n. — pedodontic, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
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13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help ward off cavities, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, reminds parents and caregivers that it is important to pay attention to the types of treats children eat this Halloween.
Perlman has a private pediatric dentistry practice in Lynn, MA.
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They earned their Master Degree certificates in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry, Diploma in Advanced Education in General Dentistry and High Diploma in Oral Implantology.
Sixth graph, first sentence should read: Kids Care Dental Group is a Sacramento-based dental practice conceived and dedicated to serve the special needs of toddlers, children, and teens (sted Kids Care Dental Group is an American Dental Association-, California Dental Association- and Pediatric Dentistry Association-certified practice conceived and dedicated to serve the special needs of toddlers, children, and teens.
I had been awarded the title of the Goodwill Ambassador for the "Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children" Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and I went to attend their annual meeting.
Kellogg Foundation sponsored a one-year-long research project done by David Nash, MD, EdD, professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.
ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2012 (Balochistan Times): The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommended infants 6 to 12 months old for dental visits.
associate professor in the UAB Department of Pediatric Dentistry.
The future of Laser Pediatric Dentistry J Oral Laser Applications 2005;5:3:173-178
A group of dentists and surgeons from the US, Europe, Brazil, and Israel cover the fundamentals and history of lasers in dentistry, then their use in nonsurgical, surgical, and regenerative periodontics, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Lindner is a board-certified specialist in both pediatric dentistry and orthodontics.

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