When should you first take you child to the dentist? According to the Canadian Dental Association, you should have your child see the dentist for the first time within 6 months of the eruption of theirs first tooth.
Making routine visits to the dentist office a part of your child's overall health is a great way to avoid fears of seeing the dentist as well as catching small dental issues your child may experience early.
Find out if the things your doing at home to keep your child's teeth clean are working; if not the dental professional can demonstrate techniques and provide you with helpful tips.
The dentist can find a dental issue early and prevent costly future visits.
Your child will see that the dentist office is not a scary place.