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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.
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Noun1.pedodontist - a dentist who specializes in the care of children's teeth
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry


n. dentista infantil.
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Dental team including a pedodontist and oral surgeon should plan a regular follow-up procedure and the consecutive prosthetic rehabilitation aiming to achieve a better occlusal harmony.
Early prosthetic therapy for children with ectodermal dysplasia provides a unique opportunity for cooperative effort between the pedodontist and the prosthodontist, as pedodontists are better trained in the psychological management of children.
Restoring these is a challenging job for the pedodontist and over the years many clinicians have tried various procedures to restore them.
BaE-ak Kyzyltan Eliacyk, a dentist and pedodontist at Panorama Dental Health Center, who says intense stress and anxiety are to blame.