Pediatric Dentist

By:Imelda Rivera

Pediatric Dentist

A Pediatric Dentist is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years.Pediatric dentists know how to examine and treat children in ways that make them comfortable. In addition

Education and Training

  • Four years of dental school and two additional years of training in dentistry for infants, children, and teens .
  • Requirements for dental school is 8 hours Biology with lab,8 hours Physics,8 hours English,8 hours General Chemistry with lab, and 8 hours Organic Chemistry with lab in college . Also taking the DAT (Dental Admissions Test )
  • Requirements for training is finishing dental school and taking the DAT .


$169,039 is the average slavery in the United States . Many states pay a different slavery . The states that pay the highest are Ohio and Tennessee . Annually Tennessee pays $225,140 and Ohio pays $215,040 .

Pediatric Dentistry

Job skills , Talents , And Experience

To becoming a succesful dentist you have to be trustworthy , easy to talk to , a leader, and caring.Patients need to trust that their dentist will try his or her best not to hurt them and will take all precautions necessary to make their experience pain free. That's why these personailty traits are very important . You can gain trust in your patients by talking to them first and getting to know them before you start the treatment .

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Employment of dentists is projected to grow 16 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Prospeects of a Dentist is that employment is not expected to keep raise at a constant pace because of the increased demands for dental services.

Typical Day

Tasks of a dentist is to perform clinical procedures, such as exams, fillings, crowns, implants, extractions and corrective surgeries,Identifie, diagnoses and treats oral conditions, advising patients about oral health and disease prevention.

7-9 hours are the hours that dentsit work on a daily bases but sometimes it depends on amount of patients .

Most challenging part of the day for a dentist are crowns , implants and surgeries because they take longer.

Best part of the day of being a dentist is seeing kids smile after their apportment .