When Should a Child First Visit the Dentist?

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July 13, 2021

It is important to start early and to show the positive benefits of seeing a dentist, and to help the child realise the importance of seeing a dentist monitor and take care of their teeth. This article helps explain what happens at the first appointment and how to prepare your child for their visit to the dentist.

Key Takeaways:

  • Brings a child to the dentist helps them get used to what a dentist does.
  • Going to a dentist will help parents know how a child’s dental health should look like.
  • Bringing a child to the dentist early will help identify if there are any dental problems before they become bigger problems.

“It is recommended that a child’s first dental visit should be when their first tooth becomes visible or by their first birthday – whichever comes first.”

Read more: https://www.smilesolutions.com.au/when-should-a-child-first-visit-the-dentist/

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