What is a Pediatric Dentist?

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Taking your child to their first dentist appointment is an exciting milestone. However, it may also bring about many questions. Should you see a pediatric dentist or a general dentist? Is there a difference? Dr. Emily Hahn answers all of the common questions parents ask about pediatric dentistry.

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In order to become a pediatric dentist, a general dentist must apply to be a pediatric dental resident, which involves two years of schooling. Learn about why pediatric dentistry is a very challenging specialty in the world of dentistry with help from a dental surgeon in this free video on dentists and dental health.

Expert: Don Gossett
Bio: Dr. Don Gossett has been a dental surgeon in St. Joseph, Mo. for over 20 years.
Filmmaker: Johnny Cathcart
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