Baby’s teeth: What we need to know

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Jun 12 2013

With so many diapers to change and so small sleep, your infant’s dental health might not be tip of mind — even after those initial baby teeth make an appearance.

But a tear of that initial tooth, between a ages of 3 and 9 months, should be a vigilance to relatives to report a child’s initial dental appointment — and one should be scheduled no after than age 1, according to a American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

“We wish (parents) to be wakeful that a newborn’s teeth are already developing,” says Dr. Art Nowak, one consultant attending a AAPD discussion in Orlando final week. “Parents can’t see them, though they are there underneath a gums.”

A whopping 97% of relatives were unknowingly of a first-year, first-visit recommendation, according to a 2010 AAPD survey.

But there are constrained reasons for early checkups. Tooth spoil is a heading ongoing childhood illness — some-more common than asthma

Article source: http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/national/babys-teeth-what-you-need-to-know-about-care-checkups-and-health-wknd

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