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Starting your child’s first dental  visit at AGE 1 has been said over and over again !!

Many  pediatricians have yet to follow new recommendation collaborated by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Here at Kids Smiles Dr.Shah and Dr.O’Riordan have always recommended a child’s first dental visit should be around his or her FIRST BIRTHDAY !

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC)  25 % of children under the age of 5 suffer from some kind of a tooth related problem.

Starting the first visit early, eating healthy, good oral hygiene habits, regular visits to the dentist can contribute to a healthier dentition !

Click on this link below to find out more from this very neat article released by the fox news.

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/01/25/how-to-keep-your-child-teeth-healthy/

 

 

 

 

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