Oral Health

Posted by: mom2K | 2008/07/24


concerned mom

hi Doc
i have a 12month old gal, i want to ask what is the right age fo rme to start taking her to the dentist? she now has 8 teeth, my fear is that she will wrestle with the dentist as she already does with any doctor tryingot examine her, what can i use now to keep her teeth clean? also she tends to grind he rteetha every once in a while,is that normal? im worried

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert

it is best to take her to the dentist now. It's fine if she doesn't sit still as long as the dentist can get a general view of the teeth. Oral B has a nice range of children's toothbrushed and pastes.

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Posted by: Meadow | 2008/07/24

Gosh, I don' t know if you are fortunate or unfortunate. My 12 month old daughter has zilch teeth. I guess I should just be happy for now as I do not have to worry about visiting on her behalf, yet. LOL!

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Posted by: mom2K | 2008/07/24

thank you doc, im taking her ths w-end

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