Smile Designs

What age should my children attend?

As the first set of teeth don’t arrive until 2-3 years of age, Dr Zukerman will generally like to see children around the age of 3-4 years. That’s the best time to start dental orientation as it coincides with kinder and other social experiences. By this age the child is happy to sit in the chair unattended and ‘have the teeth counted’. We will make this first experience a fun time for all. Naturally should the parent see anything unusual in the mouth earlier that this, then of course bring them in sooner! Fortunately, in today’s world with fluoride in the water supply, early decay in youngsters in uncommon

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