What Age Is Best For Your Child’s First Visit To The Dentist?
It used to be that most parents waited until about age 2 or 3 to take their child to the dentist for the first time. But as it turns out, that is waiting too long! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now recommends that your child’s first visit to the dentist happen within 6 months after their first tooth appears. It definitely needs to be by their first birthday. If that seems a little early, keep reading.