What kind of training do pediatric dentists need? Any dental expert can treat a child as long as they hold their general dentistry license. To become a specialist in the field, they will need additional training as well as more education. There are other steps that must be taken as well. It takes quite a bit of training in pediatric dentistry including treatment, education, and the right combination of skills and temperament. In this post, we’ll take you through what training it takes to be a good pediatric dentist. Let’s get learning!
Dr Engel holds a speciality license in pediatric dentistry from New Jersey and New York. He also has attained sedation certification, which allows for in-office oral sedation options, and he’s on staff at Hackensack University Medical Center. As an attending pediatric dentist at HUMC, Dr Engel retains operating room privileges, allowing for an array of treatment modalities and anaesthesia options.