Pediatric Dentist

By: Tavia Mckan

Roles:

  • Treat kids teeth
  • Care for the child's gums and mouth
  • Encourage children to strengthen there teeth
  • Prevent decay
  • Re-mineralize the tooth surface

Responsibilities:

  • To help children form healthy life habits
  • Encourage children to have proper hygiene
  • To take care of the children's teeth

Education requirements:

  • High school
  • 4 years of college
  • 2-3 years of Pediatric denistry program

Training Requirements:

  • Child development
  • Child psychology
  • Observing and preforming work

Characteristics and skills needed to have successful employment:

  • To have knowledge of children's dental needs
  • Interact with the children well
  • Analyze problems
  • Communicate effectively

3 Entry level jobs:

  • Volunteering at a dentist office during high school
  • Helping doing work in a child's mouth during college
  • Working at a dentist office post college

Entrepreneurial Possiblities:

  • Can own a pediatric business with my sisters
  • Can make my own pediatric denistry

Skills I have based off survey:

  • Help people stay healthy
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Organized
  • Working with children
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