Age One Visit

Most parents are surprised that the AAP and AAPD recommend the first dental visit at age 1. One study shows that children who have an age 1 dental visit reduce their overall dental bill by approximately 50% by age 5. The goal is to instill good habits at an early age to prevent cavities before they start. To read a recent New York Times article about the rise of cavities in preschool age children, click here.