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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 ...

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No Cavity Club

Here at Harte Dental, we like prevention...and we also like to have fun!

That's why every quarter, we have a drawing for members of our No Cavity Club. In the past, we've given away toys, gift cards, and other prizes for both adults and children. This quarter, we have two prizes available:

We will hold a drawing for these adult and child-size mountain bikes right as the weather starts to get warm. To get an entry ticket, all you have to do is receive a cavity-free diagnosis from one of our doctors during a New Patient Exam, or a routine exam for existing patients.

So whether you're due, overdue, or new, come by ...

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Sealant Project

March is our Sealant Project! As part of the American Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile initiative, we are offering sealants for FREE for the entire month. Sealants are a quick, easy, pain-free way to prevent back teeth from developing cavities. Read on for more information,

Why Sealants?

Our teeth have lots of pits, valleys, and fissures on their chewing surfaces. If you've ever looked in your mouth after eating Oreos, you know that it's easy for food to get stuck into those grooves. If these grooves are too deep, our saliva can't wash out that food and cavities can develop as a result. When permanent back teeth grow in around age ...

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