A child should have regular appointments with a dentist once their first tooth starts to come through. Caring for a child’s baby teeth helps with the health and alignment of their adult teeth.Key takeaways for parents and foster parents:
Talk through the general points of what your child can expect when they visit a dentist.
Playing dentist at home can be a good way for your child to learn what to expect from their visit.
Listen and answer as best you can any questions your child may have about the dentist.