Tips: Baby's first visit to the dentist

smile health dentist teethDoes your baby already have teeth or is the first one just coming out? Dentists advise parents to take children for checkups as soon as the first one emerges.
Key takeaways:
– Prepare your child by playing games like flashing light into each other’s mouths, watching cartoons and read encouraging stories.
– Play dentist with stuffed animals.
– Be a good role model by practising oral hygiene and cleaning teeth after every meal.
– Visit the dental clinic and take your baby along to make them familiarise with the dentist.
Remember to talk to your child before the procedure.
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