Children's Dental Health
Did you know the right time to think about dental hygiene for children might be sooner than you think?
According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the incidence of cavities in children is on the rise in spite of increased awareness of the need for good dental hygiene. Teaching children the tenets of proper dental health habits from early childhood can keep them from becoming part of these alarming statistics.
While most kids don't have their first dentist visit until they are roughly one to two years old, there are many things parents can do to encourage good oral health in their children. Let's take a look at some key areas