Many new parents do not know when to start taking their children to the dentist. The actual correct age is one year old or by the eruption of the first tooth. This time is important to establish the child’s dental home, review home care techniques with the parents that may be critical to the developing teeth, examine the child’s development, and begin to make the child comfortable with dental visits. If your dentist does not treat young children, seek out a pediatric dentist in the area.
This article from the Leaf-Chronicle this weeks explains this in detail.