AAPD President-Elect Dr. Warren Brill Featured on NewParent.com
May 1, 2013 03:16 PM
The first year of age for your toddler is important and if you’re a first-time parent, you can learn all about the importance of your toddler’s dental health. AAPD President-Elect Dr. Warren Brill was interviewed by NewParent.com regarding what to expect on your toddler’s dental visit.
Your child should have his first dentist visit by the time he turns one or as soon as his first tooth pops up (whichever comes first), says the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). It might seem young, but starting dental visits early helps your toddler and you build good oral hygiene habits, says Warren Brill, D.M.D., president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Being smart about kids dental care now will help keep cavities at bay, plus prevent chances for other tooth-related problems in the future.
Brill also shares a few tips on how to help your child feel comfortable with the dentist.
The article appeared online on April 30, 2013. To continue reading the article in its entirety, visit http://www.newparent.com/parenting-101-featured/first-dentist-visit/
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