The American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, all recommend that children have a dental home by the age of one year. Families aren’t often aware that the first step to a lifetime of healthy teeth begins with early visits to the dentist. In fact, it’s never too soon for dentists and families to team up—making a child’s first teeth a priority from the start. You can help spread the word about the importance of early oral care to parents and caregivers and serve as a vital link in getting kids to the dentist early and regularly.
After all, it takes a community of people working together to keep our little ones healthy.