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By now your child has been seeing a dentist regularly for
years. Continue with your usual schedule. If for some reason your child has not
yet seen a dentist, make an appointment for an exam.
more of the responsibility for good dental habits belongs to your child
American Dental Association (2009). ADA policy on cigarettes and other tobacco products
. Available online: http://www.ada.org/news/929.aspx.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
Current as ofFebruary 2, 2015
Current as of:
February 2, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
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