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Study Paediatric Dentistry at Otago

Oral Health Staff

Paediatric Dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.

It encompasses all dental care and may include management of caries, periodontal disease, trauma and/or growth problems. It also includes management of the dental problems for children who may have developmental, behavioural or medical disabilities, and care for some older patients who have disabilities.

Paediatric Dentistry is available as a subject of study for the: