Good oral health care begins in childhood. As a pediatric
dentist, you have the opportunity not only to treat children for a range of
conditions and diseases related to oral health, from cavities to dental caries,
but also to educate them and their parents about why dental care is so
If that sounds like fun, then consider specializing in
dental pediatrics. Training programs take from 24 to 36 months. There are
currently 77 programs in the United States.