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Thanks for reading the 3rd installment of our TOP TEN LIST…

8. When do I start taking my kid to the dentist?

 

Can you believe Johnny can come to the dentist before he even starts school?

Hard to believe, but the latest ADA recommendation for children to start seeing a dentist is within

                                  6 MONTHS OF FIRST TOOTH COMING IN or by 1 YEAR OF AGE

When do those pearly whites start coming in, you ask?  Check out this handy chart to see when they are due to come in and when they might be falling out..eek!

tootheruption

And if your child is having a hard time with losing those guys, and wondering why they fall out, check out this cute book that explains their tooth stages to them!

how many teeth book

Happy Brushing! 🙂