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The Pediatric Dentistry Division (PDD) of Philippine Children’s Medical Center is the only government specialty institution under the Department of Health which offers post-graduate externship and fellowship training programs in the field of Pediatric Dentistry.

We provide dental management to pediatric patients as well as to individuals with disability and special needs both conventional and pharmacological behavior management which includes sedation or general anesthesia. We also offer specialty procedures such as naso-alveolar molding (NAM) prior to cleft palate reconstruction under the supervision of the division’s orthodontics consultant.

Services

  • ORAL EXAMINATION
  • ORAL REHABILITATION UNDER CONSCIOUS SEDATION OR GENERAL ANESTHESIA
  • PREVENTIVE AND INTERCEPTIVE ORTHODONTICS AND PRE-SURGICAL CLEFT MANAGEMENT
  • DENTAL IMAGING
  • POST-GRADUATE EXTERNSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Post Graduate Externship Training Program


Pediatric Dentistry Division of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center is the only government specialty institution under the Department of Health which offers post-graduate Externship and Fellowship training programs in the field of Pediatric Dentistry. Those accepted in the program are trained in dental management of pediatric patients including those with special health care needs both in conventional and pharmacologic approach.

Externship Requirements

    GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  1. Citizen of the Philippines
  2. Not more than 35 years old at the time of application
  3. Licensed to practice dentistry in the Philippines
  4. Good physical and mental health
  5. Good moral character
  6. Willing to complete one (1) month orientation and six (6) months of training

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
  1. Application form with fee of P200.00. (The form is available at the Pediatric Dentistry Division.)
  2. Letter of application(to the Executive Director)
  3. Curriculum vitae with attached two (2) recent 2x2 photo.
  4. Photo copy of: (Please bring the original documents for authentication)
    • College Diploma
    • Certificate of Registration
    • Board Rating
    • PRC ID
    • Transcript of Academic Records
  5. Letters of Recommendation from: (Original copy)
    • Dean of College of Dentistry from where the applicant graduated.
    • Department Chairman preferably from the Pediatric Dentistry or Orthodontics section.
    • Any person/individual, who is not a relative of the applicant, who can give information regarding the applicant’s potential for a successful career in Pediatric Dentistry
  6. An essay of not more than 150 words but not less than 100 words on the reasons for seeking admission to the training program.