Education & training
Paediatrician is doctor who manage medical conditions affecting infants, children and young people. Paediatrics can be divided into 4 main areas: general paediatrics (manage children from birth to the age of 16 with problems ranging from acute, life-threatening illnesses to chronic diseases, and focus on health promotion from newborn to late adolescence), neonatology (this role specialises in looking after newly born babies in an intensive care unit looking after premature babies or those with problems at birth), community paediatrics (these doctors are based in the community and look after children with developmental, social or behavioural problems and those with a physical disability), paediatric cardiology (these doctors diagnose and treat children with cardiac (heart) conditions). Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area. Dentist prevent and treat problems affecting the mouth and teeth, deal with injuries and correct dental issues.