No. 1 Infectious Disease Among Kids is Tooth Decay; Early Dentist Visit Matters

More and more research is pointing to the importance to getting kids to the dentist very early in life, by age one or when the first tooth comes in. Not only are early visits important for prevention and treatment, but they go a long way in making kids comfortable and familiar with the dental surroundings, which leads to better dental health throughout life.

 

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