A visit to the dentist by your baby's first birthday has many benefits. Don't wait until it's too late mum and dad!
The short answer is YES! A general rule of thumb is to bring your baby to the dentist by his first birthday.
Here are some sweet benefits of bringing your baby to the dentist early:
The examination will be a simple one. The dentist will check the gums, count all the teeth, identify problems (if any) and offer toothbrushing and dietary tips to help keep your baby’s teeth healthy and clean.
Use this opportunity to ask the dentist any questions you might have about your baby’s dental care!
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This article was last reviewed on
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