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When should I start taking my child to the dentist?

The AAPD (Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry) recommends that your child start seeing the dentist within 6 months of the eruption of the first tooth. This may seem early but it is very practical.

Paediatric dentists are focused on preventing dental disease in children and this can only be achieved by seeing your child early. The paediatric dentist assesses your child’s general health and development, the teeth that have erupted, the current diet and oral hygiene practices. Any modifications that are necessary to improve your child’s oral health will then be given to you. Your dentist will advise you how often your child will need to be followed up.

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