The most frequent question that parents ask is when their baby’s first dental check-up should occur. Most parents are surprised to learn the first visit is much earlier than they thought. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends the first dental visit be by age one or when the first tooth appears, whichever occurs first. Finding a practice that you and your child are comfortable with early in your child’s life will allow the dentist to catch potential issues be
From www.mouthhealthy.org: Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. “It’s OK to eat that candy on Halloween but it’s important to have a plan,” says ADA dentist Dr. Ana Paula Ferraz-Dougherty.
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