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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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1) Intern, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India, (2) Departments of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India, (3) Department of Pedodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India, (4) Department of Public Health Dentistry, VSPM Dental College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Respondent Demographics Highest Degree Held (n=440) n (%) Associates/Certificate 180 (41%) Bachelor's 225 (51%) Masters 33 (7%) Doctorate 2 (1%) Years Since Graduation (n=436) n (%) Less than 5 years 89 (20%) 6-10 years 75 (17%) 11-15 years 50 (12%) 16-20 years 42 (10%) Greater than 20 years 180 (41%) Practice Setting (n= 440) n (%) General Dentist 327 (81%) Public Health 78 (19%) Education 38 (9%) Periodontics 30 (7%) Own their own Business 25 (6%) Pedodontics 19 (5%) Research 6 (2%) * % add up to greater than 100 as participants were asked to check all that apply Table II.
The company offers general dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, pedodontics, periodontics and endodontics.
The patient was then referred to the department of pedodontics for the management of her chief complaint (i.
A 12-year-old boy had reported to the department of pedodontics and preventive dentistry with avulsed teeth, carried in pasteurized milk.
The centre will include units for dental emergencies, radiology, consultations and basic dental health, pedodontics, dental prosthesis, and surgery.
3) Division of Pedodontics, Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Taif University School of Dentistry, Taif, Saudi Arabia
Hamissi J Ramezani GH Ghodousi A Prevalence of dental caries among high school attendees in Qazvin Iran Journal of India Society of Pedodontics and preventive Dentistry: 2008; 26: 53-55.
The age of the children ranged from 2 to 13 years, who were seen at the Pedodontics clinics of King Hussein Medical Center in Amman - Jordan.
KEYWORDS: Caries, CLO test, Gastritis, Helicobacter pylori, Pedodontics, Saliva.