0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormal… When it comes to a child’s oral health, parents play a crucial role. The parent is the first person who can teach a child that healthy teeth and gums are important. Dental health influences a child’s ability to speak and eat properly. Below, parents can find information to help make their children’s oral health a priority. A child’s dental health care begins in the womb because even during pregnancy, the developing fetus’ oral health can be affected. After the child is born, parents can begin to take steps to promote good oral hygiene as the infant develops their first few teeth. The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents take their child to the dentist by the child’s first birthday or as soon as the child’s first tooth appears. After the child’s first dental exam, parents should continue scheduling regular dental visits for the child to the dentist for regular visits and should… Read full this story
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