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Dental Health Overview

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Most pediatric dentists will agree that regular dental care should begin by one year of age, with a dental check-up at least twice each consecutive year for most children. Some children may need more frequent evaluations and care. In accordance with this recommendation, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has provided the following dental checklist for infants and toddlers:

Birth to six months of age:

Six to 12 months of age:

Twelve to 24 months of age:

Facts about deciduous (primary or baby) teeth:

Diet and dental care for children:

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends the following to ensure your child eats correctly to maintain a healthy body and teeth:

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