Children’s teeth are not like adult’s teeth.

Children’s teeth are developing and need special care and cleaning.

A pediatric dentist is a dentist who has several additional years of training in caring for children’s teeth beyond their four years of dental school.

A male dentist looking at the baby's teeth.At Penn Dental Medicine, we provide dental care for the whole family. That means that our pediatric dentistry students are ready to provide dental care to your children, and the rest of our students can provide nearly any other dental health service you might need for your whole family.

That’s why we’ve prepared this fact sheet for our patients: to explain what pediatric dentistry is and what to expect. Inside this short 5-10 minute read, you will find:

  • An explanation of pediatric dentistry and why it is different from general dentistry
  • An overview of children’s dental health problems and how a pediatric dentist can help
  • Suggestions on when to take your child to the dentist
  • A list of services that pediatric dentists provide

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