How soon does my child need to see the dentist?
While every child differs, some may have develop teeth quickly and need to see a dentist as early as six months old. Familiarising your child with the dental environment from an early age can be paramount to preventing ‘dentist anxiety’.
Why does dental care matter for children?
Adult teeth can start emerging in children as young as six years old so it is important to create good oral habits as soon as possible. Seeing a dentist regularly for check up and cleans is a key part of ensuring these habits form successfully.