Journal of South Asian Association of Pediatric Dentistry

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VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2020 ) > List of Articles

Guest Editorial

A Guide to Young Pediatric Dentists in the Globally Changing Era

Virinder Goyal

Keywords : Academia, Career, Pediatric dentistry, Research

Citation Information : Goyal V. A Guide to Young Pediatric Dentists in the Globally Changing Era. J South Asian Assoc Pediatr Dent 2020; 3 (2):45-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10077-3059

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-01-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


The specialty of pedodontics has a long history in South Asia as it started in Government College Amritsar by Punjab University in 1950. In the south Asian countries, India has 204 dental institutions offering postgraduation in pedodontics and preventive dentistry. A postgraduate degree in pediatric dentistry opens doors to diverse sectors of research or work opportunities at the national and international levels. This article aims at summarizing all the possible options available for a pediatric dentist at the National and International levels.

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