During a baby's dental exam, the caregiver often holds the baby in his or her lap and leans the child back while the dentist does the exam. 

During a baby's dental exam, the caregiver often holds the baby in his or her lap and leans the child back while the dentist does the exam. 

Eight-month-old Lucy's first teeth are in, which means she gets to take a seat in the dental chair!

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Dental Association recommend a child's first dental visit should occur within six months after the first tooth appears, but no later than the child's first birthday. More about what to expect at your child's first dental appointment in this post.  

 All done! Time to choose a prize.  

All done! Time to choose a prize.  

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We offer complimentary first dental exams for children under three years of age. Schedule your child's appointment today: call (507) 258-3300 or fill out this form.