Q: I smoked weed fir the 1st time 4 days befor my dentist appointmen...

A:Nope, not a chance.Read More »


Q: Who was the 1st female dentist?

A:Lucy Hobbs Taylor. In July 1865 the Iowa State Dental Society accepted her as a member...Read More »


Q: Who was the 1st vice president appointed into office?

A:John AdamsRead More »


Q: What to expect at the 1st appointment ?

A:Weight check, blood pressure check, blood work to test for HIV and other diseases, PAP smear, pelvic exam, and asked a bunch of questions. If you are 8-10 weeks...Read More »


Q: How to Ease a Toothache Until Your Dentist Appointment.

A:Apply over-the-counter topical antiseptic that contains benzocaine as its main ingredient directly to the tooth and irritated gum to help soothe toothache pain....Read More »


1st dentist appointment

A delayed first visit to the dentist can affect children s lifelong oral health. Unfortunately, most children don t see their family dentist until they are well over 2 years .
New parents often ask, "When should my child first see a dentist?" The short answer is "First visit by first birthday." That s the view of the American Academy of .
It is generally recommended that a child be seen by a dentist by the age of 1 or within 6 months after his or her first tooth comes in.
Find out how to prepare your child for a fun, fear-free first trip to the dentist. Then make an appointment to tour the office with your child. Observe how the staff .
Say good-bye to your toddler s toothless, gummy grin and say hello to his first dental visit.
Before the visit, ask the dentist about the procedures of the first appointment so there are no surprises. Plan a course of action for either reaction your child may .
The Canadian Dental Association recommends the assessment of infants, by a dentist, within 6 months of the eruption of the first tooth or by one year of age.
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