At What Age Should My Child See a Dentist?
Here at Harte Dental, we follow the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Dental Association to schedule children for their first dental visit when the first tooth appears. If your child has still not started teething by their first birthday, we recommend to go ahead and schedule the first visit around the time of the first birthday.
Why so early? And what can parents expect from this first visit? Read on to find out more.
Establishing a Dental Home
A major reason pediatricians and dentists recommend the first visit before age one is to establish a "dental home." By bringing a child in before anything has gone wrong, parents ...