A Pediatric Dentist that is board certified has gone through a rigorous examination process with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Only dentists that have completed a residency in pediatric dentistry can sit for the board certification examinations. Board certification examines the knowledge and problem-solving abilities of a pediatric dentist.
Not all Pediatric Dentists are certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). The ABPD certifies Pediatric Dentists based on standards of excellence that lead to high quality oral health care for infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special health care needs. Certification by the ABPD provides assurance to the public that a Pediatric Dentist has successfully completed accredited training and a voluntary 2-part examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills, and experience requisite to the delivery of quality patient care.
A Pediatric Dentist certified by the ABPD is also known as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Sjostrom is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
For more information, visit www.abpd.org.