“Happy Visit” Dental Orientations
According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), your child should see a children’s dentist at least twice a year, starting six months after the first tooth appears. Typically the first teeth begin to emerge between 6 months and 10 months. Bring your little one in to the practice for a complimentary “Happy Visit”. A ride in the chair, smiling for the doctor and having their teeth counted are instrumental in establishing comfort and familiarity. Choosing a prize for a successful visit is a vivid memory for many.
Like all good habits, it is best to instill them early on. Establishing a proper regimen can help kids to establish good habits that will help maintain excellent oral hygiene for a lifetime. Waiting until your child is in pain or has problems to seek care, can cause anxiety that can be hard to overcome. Regular visits to the dentist can help children avoid pain and discomfort caused by cavities and decay.
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