What does it mean to be a pedician?
Are we getting better?
Is this a new age of pedicures?
These are just some of the questions asked by the Pediatricians Association of the United States (PAAU), a group of more than 5,000 pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, and pediatric dentists.
The pedicare industry is the largest in the U.S. with more than $400 billion in annual revenue, according to the American Dental Association.
It has grown from less than 50 per cent of the total medical profession in 1999 to over 60 per cent today, according a survey by the National Association of Pediatric Dentists.
In 2020, the industry will grow to nearly 30 per cent, with the goal of making pedicabs the top 10 per cent most popular cosmetic treatment in the United Kingdom, according the National Pediatric Society.
In the past decade, the growth of the industry has been driven by demand for new treatments.
In 2018, the U,S.
National Pediatrists Association, the leading medical professional group in the country, urged Congress to make the medical profession more transparent about the use of pharmaceuticals.
“I think the more transparency we have, the more patients will know, and the more physicians will know that we are seeing a lot of these [pharmaceutical] side effects and side effects that are very concerning,” said Dr. Paul Vincenzetti, chairman of the association’s board of directors.
For some, the rise of the pedicage industry has coincided with a change in culture.
The advent of the Internet has allowed people to communicate directly with their dentists online, with fewer barriers to access and quality of care, according Michael DeAngelis, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver who has written extensively on the use and ethics of technology in dentistry.
For others, the advent of technology has also led to a backlash against the practice.
A new generation of parents and parents-to-be are turning to pedicurers as a way to help their kids.
But not all parents are embracing pedicab technology, and not all pedicabbies are willing to provide pedicares to their kids, according Matt Rucker, the chief technology officer of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Adolescent Dentistry (AAPAD).
“There are people who do not understand the use, and there are people that are not comfortable with the idea of a new technology that is being introduced to a profession,” Rucker said.
“A lot of people have been saying, ‘This is what I’m going to do,’ and then the industry doesn’t want to go along with it.”
In many states, pedicurs are required to obtain a special permit from the state.
In some states, it is more expensive for them to get their permit than for a dentist.
“The whole thing is a little bit crazy, but you have to accept that and move on,” said Paul Bower, a clinical assistant professor of dentistry at the College of William and Mary who practices pedicurals.
“If we want to grow, we have to change.
If we don’t want the industry to shrink, we can’t just ignore it.”
Some pediatricians say that the industry needs to make some major changes if it wants to survive.
“The industry has grown exponentially in the last 30 years,” said Bower.
“It has become a very lucrative business and has grown to a lot bigger than what it was when I started.”
A lot is at stake for the future of pedics.
The profession is in the middle of a boom in the cosmetic industry, and some dentists are starting to feel pressure from their peers to offer pedicums.
In addition, pedi-care has also become a lucrative business for some dental professionals.
“I think we need to start to change our attitudes about pedicases,” said Rucker.
“People are beginning to realize that this is a profession that’s worth the investment.”
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