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What age?

What age did you first take your child/children to the dentist?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:59 PM on Mar. 16, 2011 in General Parenting

Answers (8)
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    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 6:59 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

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    camiam81

    Answer by camiam81 at 7:00 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • I think the AAP recomends 1 year now.
    mommytoJames512

    Answer by mommytoJames512 at 7:06 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • ok thanks i have a 2 year old and me and the husband wanted to wait to take him but my mother-in-law is insting we go now!
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:10 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • My oldest was 3 and my youngest was 18 months because he chipped his tooth
    Syphon

    Answer by Syphon at 7:40 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • i took my boys for the first time when they were a little over 2 yrs old.
    team21

    Answer by team21 at 7:53 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • My older three kids I took at 2 1/2. My 4th I just took the dentist at 2. The AAP is recommending earlier now, but our pediatric dentist still said they recommend between 2-3.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:25 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • # is the average. The child will have a full mouth of teeth then. Until 3 years old there is no need to take them unless they chip a tooth or other such emergencies. As long as the teeth are regularly brushed and cleaned, 3 is a good age.
    CalebsMommy0220

    Answer by CalebsMommy0220 at 10:50 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

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