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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
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n. dentista infantil.
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