Pediatric Dental Parent Resourses
Pediatric Dentistry is a dental specialty that provides primary and comprehensive preventive therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence.
Pediatric dentists provide care for their specific age group of patients. There is no limitation to what type of treatment they provide. Pediatric dentists are primary providers so there is no need for a referral from a general dentist. Parents can choose to have their children evaluated and treated by a pediatric dentist just like they can choose to have their child treated by a pediatrician.
Pediatric dentists see patients at any age from birth up to their early teens. Pediatric dentists have the training and experience to evaluate and treat patients, that are medically compromised. This includes patients with hemophilia, leukemia, congenital syndromes, etc...
For more information on Pediactric Dentistry please visit the American Academy of Pediactric Dentistry.