Pediatric dentistry is the special branch of dentistry which focuses on children and adolescents. It is recommended that children go for their first dental visit within six months of having their first tooth emerge. This is not only a good preventative measure, but can also serve to give parents with resources to help maintain their children’s primary teeth. Children’s primary teeth play an important role in speech development and reinforce of good eating habits. Therefore, oral hygiene and preventative care including regular dental checkups, is an important investment in the overall health of the child.
Speak to your dentist if you have any questions regarding your child’s oral health.