Responsibilities of a pediatric dentist include:
Diagnose oral diseases.
Promote oral health for children and adolescents(healthy, sick or those with disabilities)
Formulate treatment plans to restore oral health of pediatric patients.
Interpret x-rays and diagnostic tests.
Monitor growth and development of the teeth and jaws.
Correct malocclusion through interceptive orthodontic treatment.
Perform surgical procedures on the teeth, bone and soft tissues of the oral cavity.
Treat dental caries and odontogenic infection.
Manage dental trauma, including fractured, displaced, and knock-out teeth.
Treat pediatric patients under various stages of sedation(minimal, moderate, or deep).