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When should my child first see a dentist?
It is said that Smile is a gateway to a person’s heart, and when it’s a child, it’s divine.
It is a branch that deals with the dental treatment for kids and teens. The aim is to promote dental health of children and also provide educational resources to the parents. American academy of pediatric dentistry (AAPD) recommends that child’s first dental visit should either be once the first tooth erupts or by his/her first birthday.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Baby teeth plays an important role in the development of the permanent teeth of your child. The well maintained baby teeth ensures proper spacing and alignment of the permanent teeth when they come in. Also, the child will not have any speech problem. Even though your child will one day lose his/her primary/milk teeth, it is important to care for them. The primary/milk teeth are essential for everyday function such as eating and speech development. Early childhood decay is a preventable condition which can lead to painful teeth and gums.
It is also referred to as nursing bottle mouth or early childhood dental caries and is one of the most important issues in infant tooth care. This condition is caused by frequent exposure, over time, to sugary liquids, which can seriously damage a baby’s teeth and overall oral health.