When should children have their first dental visit?

Martin Donaldson, Sanford J. Fenton

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Abstract

In summary, the goals of infant oral health care are to: Break the cycle of early childhood caries; Disrupt the acquisition of harmful microflora; Manage the risk/benefit of habits; Establish a dental home for health or harm; Impart optimal fluoride protection; and Use anticipatory guidance to arm parents in the therapeutic alliance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-35
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association
Volume86
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Oral Health
Fluorides
Habits
Tooth
Parents
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Therapeutics
Infant Health

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When should children have their first dental visit? / Donaldson, Martin; Fenton, Sanford J.

In: The Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association, Vol. 86, No. 2, 03.2006, p. 32-35.

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