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It’s important for parents to keep their children healthy and strong. But did you know that you’ll need to keep your child’s mouth healthy if you’re hoping to help them stay healthy overall? To do so, you’ll have to visit a dentist regularly—but did you know when you should schedule your child’s first appointment?

You should probably set up your child’s first appointment when they’re about one year old. Our team probably won’t need to work on your child’s teeth, but scheduling these visits at an early age will help your child deal with future appointments better.

During your first visit, our dentist will devote time to developing a friendly relationship with your little one. Our team will also explain how you can help your child brush and floss correctly and give you advice on helping your child stay strong. Of course, our team will also examine your child’s teeth, gums, jaws, and bite for signs of potential problems. We’ll also help you introduce your child to dental terminology, such as brushing and flossing.

If you’re interested in learning more about what will happen during your first appointment with us, please don’t hesitate to give Dr. Phil's Family Dental Care PLLC a call at 210-231-0430 . Dr. Philip Tetz and our team will be happy to answer any questions you have and address any of your concerns. We’re eager to hear from you soon.