The philosophy of Pediatric Dentistry is to give comprehensive dental treatment to infant, children, youth and those with special needs. The pediatric dentistry specialist program is the integration of various dental and medical sciences, techniques, procedures and expertise adapted for children including those with special needs. Oral health is an essential component of general health. Oral diseases could affect the oral function, development, growth, and the quality of life in general especially in infants, children, youth and patients with special needs.
Clinical competences of pediatric dentistry specialist are providing effective communication with patients and stakeholders involved in process of dental treatment with the utilization of audio – visual methods for successful treatment, doing the dental treatment in children with high responsibility and integrity, concluding diagnosis and prognosis of oral health problems, determining treatment plans, setting the strategies and management of practical pediatric dentistry professionally and holistically, thinking critically and analytically, as well as continuously developing the knowledge in research by joining the scientific forums.
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