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Start Getting Your Kids to the Family Dentist Early!

We all want to be the best parents we can be, and all of us have put caring for our children’s health at the top of our to do lists. The first questions many parents are which doctor to visit and when? But what about dentistry? Dental development is at its most active during childhood, so getting great dental care is important for your child’s overall health.

Should I Choose a Family Dentist or a Pediatric Dentist?

This is a good question. Many new parents are confused as to what they differences are between a family dentist who treats children, and a pediatric dentist. Here are a few insights to help you understand this issue:

When Should My Child Start Going to the Dentist?

Oral health care should start earlier than most people think. In fact, your dentist should see your child after the first teeth start to emerge at around six months of age, and most family dentists advocate that a child’s first dental visit occur within their first year. While that might seem really young, there are some important reasons for this:

When you provide early dental care for children it helps create healthy habits that they keep as adolescents and young adults. You only get one smile during your life, and the right dental care is the best way to make sure it lasts!

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