Are you a parent or a parent-to-be? Today’s blog post is for you. For years, experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents to begin taking children to the dentist before their third birthday. The AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now recommend that toddlers see a dentist before their first birthday, or within six months after their first tooth appears. Why? Prevention, prevention, prevention! Some children may have a higher risk of developing certain dental issues, even though most of these habits are ones they’ll grow out of. Other factors include:
Interested in making a family dentistry appointment? Call 559-435-3113. Dr. Mirelez works with parents to ensure that their children’s smiles start out healthy and stay healthy as they grow. We also pamper busy parents who come to us for checkups and cosmetic dentistry services. We would love to provide you and your children with exceptional dental care.