What age did you first take your child to the dentist? Then how often after that ? Thanks.
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24-08-2013 23:50 #1Senior Member
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Kids first dentist visit - what age ?
24-08-2013 23:51 #2
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24-08-2013 23:56 #3
I took my DS when he was 3yrs and 3 months. The dentist didn't say he should have come in sooner and she had a quick look inside with a mirror instrument and said his teeth are fine. She said there wasn't much else you can do at this age (unless, of course) there is obvious problems). I don't think he would have cooperated any younger than that.
25-08-2013 00:00 #4
I took DD when she was 2 and a half. She stood next to me while I had my checkup first, then she got to sit in the "special chair" with the "special sunglasses" while the dentist "counted her teeth" - she loved it!
My dentist recommended I bring her to each appointment of mine to get her used to the idea of going to the dentist.
25-08-2013 01:00 #5
I took him at 14 months and then again at 2.5yo. The MCHN told me to make him an appointment both times -through the public system. The first time he stayed on my lap on a chair and the dentist got about 0.4 of a second to see inside his mouth.
25-08-2013 06:40 #6
25-08-2013 07:51 #7
Can't remember for my big kids (too long ago!), but I took Miss 4yo for the first time six months ago (at three and a half) and she was just back this week for a follow-up, and has been booked in in another 6 months.
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25-08-2013 07:54 #8
I took dd when she was almost 6 and her first big tooth was coming through. We went to a dentist that specialises in children it was actually a fun experience for her even though she had her tooth pulled out!!!
It is recommended to see a dentist every 6 months so she will be.
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25-08-2013 08:04 #9
Ds1 went for the first time last year. He was 6. He is due for another checkup now but before I had a chance to make the appointment the school was offering their dentist, so he will go with them.
Ds2 will be going either later this year or early next year.
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25-08-2013 08:13 #10Senior Member
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I generally go every 6/12 months depending on what my dentist says. Both dd & ds were coming with me in the pram & they had their first official check up at about 3 our dentist has a "tooth fairy" it's an assistant wearing wings & what not. Dd was over the moon ds not really impressed. My dentist said the same, not really a lot to check unless they have problems but I loved that they show the kids the instruments & clean their teeth & educate them on age appropriate dental hygiene. Hopefully come a time when there may be a problem all that prep has taken the fear factor out for my kids.
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