Health Tip: Prepare for Your Child's First Dental Visit
(HealthDay News) -- Baby's first dental visit is very important, even if there is only one tooth.
The American Dental Association explains what should happen at your child's first visit with the dentist:
A careful examination to look for any injuries, cavities or any other problems with your child's mouth or teeth.
An evaluation of your child's risk for tooth decay.
A thorough cleaning of your child's teeth, and suggestions on how to care for teeth daily.
A discussion of your child's use of pacifiers or thumb-sucking, as well as teething.
A plan for any needed treatments.
- Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
July 23, 2014
- Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
July 22, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2013 HealthDay. All rights reserved.