Message from the Chair of Pediatric Dentistry:
The Section of Pediatric dentistry is involved in teaching dental students, postgraduate trainees, and members of the dental profession from within and outside of the United States.
The objective with predoctoral education is to ensure that students become competent dentists able to provide routine preventative, diagnostic, and clinical treatment for children presenting with uncomplicated treatment needs. The predoctoral program teaches the basic behavioral and mechanical skills needed to treat healthy children in dental practice.
As you will see from viewing our program offerings, we offer two separate postgraduate training programs in pediatric dentistry:
The members of this Section promote and participate in high-quality research and sponsored activities to increase knowledge and ensure early prevention of dental diseases of the children of America.
Through our University and outreach clinics we promote and provide exceptional service and care for the children of our community. Pediatric dentistry services are provided by student dentists and resident dentists at the in Westwood and at the . Additional information about the Children's Dental Center in Westwood can be found here.
Several of the full-time faculty provide pediatric dental services to the children of faculty, staff, students and the general public in the, located in the 100 Medical Plaza building.