What is a Kids' Dentist?

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In our case, a "kids' dentist" is a pediatric dentist.

In more detail…

Pediatric dentistry is one of the nine recognized dental specialties of the American Dental Association. After earning a dental degree from a four-year dental school, a pediatric dentist completes an additional two-to-three years of hands-on training in pediatric dentistry. During this time, he/she learns the best approach to treat children of all ages (from infancy to teenagers). Only pediatric dentists can call themselves specialists in pediatric dentistry!

In addition to the training required to call himself a pediatric dentist, Dr. Lucas is also board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. This certification represents the highest possible credentials within the pediatric dental field. Less than 39% of all pediatric dentists attain this level of knowledge and expertise. Board certified pediatric dentists truly represent the best of the best!