Pediatric Dentistry is a branch of dentistry deals with the oral care and health of children from infancy through adolescence. This sub-specialty was brought into public by the American Dental Association, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Pediatric dentists must complete 4 years of dental school and 2 additional years of training in dentistry for infants, children, and teens.
Responsibilities of a pediatric dentist include:
As per the reports of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, due to an increase in the baby population by 2024, job growth for pediatrics dentists will increase by approximately 20%. The mean salary for an individual pediatric dentist is about $175,000 per year in the US.
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