NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — When do I take my child to the dentist?

When do I take my child to the dentist?The obvious answer would be when teeth first erupt. What I want to convey to parents is that comfort in the dental office is what is truly the goal. Dental health throughout life is very important, not only for local oral health but for the effect oral health may have on overall systemic or total body health.My recommendation is to expose the need for care of the oral cavity as early as possible. All of us as parents do the absolute best [...]
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