Common Questions for a Child's Dentist
When is the best time to schedule my child's first visit to a dentist?
The best time to schedule a child’s first dental visit is around the third birthday -- in some cases, as early as 1. Do not wait until the child is in pain to have a first visit to the dentist.
When will my baby's teeth first appear?
Upper teeth starting at 8 months up to 35 months of age; lower teeth starting at 6 months up to 31 months.
When should I start cleaning my child's teeth?
You should begin cleaning your child’s mouth even before teeth appear. Teeth and gums should be cleaned at least twice a day.
What is plaque?
A sticky, colorless, bacteria laden film that contributes to tooth decay.