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I have a two year old baby. Is it time to take her to the dentist for the first time?

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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
9 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is advisable to learn how you can help to keep your baby cavity free.
Also it is important to get your baby used to the dentist at an early age. I like to see babies introduced to a kind gentle dentist very early on.

In brief: Yes

It is advisable to learn how you can help to keep your baby cavity free.
Also it is important to get your baby used to the dentist at an early age. I like to see babies introduced to a kind gentle dentist very early on.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Two is a good time for exposure.
Just to let the dentist take a lot make sure the right number of teeth are in place and that your doing a good job with oral hygien. On rare exception if the child is good we can do a little brush lung, give the child ride in the chair alone or on your lap and a prize making the whole experience fun. On your part always keep conversation at anytime about the dentis.

In brief: Yes

Two is a good time for exposure.
Just to let the dentist take a lot make sure the right number of teeth are in place and that your doing a good job with oral hygien. On rare exception if the child is good we can do a little brush lung, give the child ride in the chair alone or on your lap and a prize making the whole experience fun. On your part always keep conversation at anytime about the dentis.
Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dr. Richard Charmoy
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The age until first dental evaluation varies with child & location.
Some don't erupt their first teeth until 15m, so presence of teeth is a good first factor. Some dentists don't see the little ones but many in my local see kids as early as 6m. Even if there are no obvious issues, dentists can look for issues with proper enamel formation & paint teeth with special material to prevent cavities.

In brief: Yes

The age until first dental evaluation varies with child & location.
Some don't erupt their first teeth until 15m, so presence of teeth is a good first factor. Some dentists don't see the little ones but many in my local see kids as early as 6m. Even if there are no obvious issues, dentists can look for issues with proper enamel formation & paint teeth with special material to prevent cavities.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 2-3 years old

It is important to start the kids early on.
We make sure they have a good experience on their first visit so they will continue having a positive impression and not be afraid of going to a dentist.

In brief: 2-3 years old

It is important to start the kids early on.
We make sure they have a good experience on their first visit so they will continue having a positive impression and not be afraid of going to a dentist.
Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dr. Maryam Chiani
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