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Baby's First Visit to the Dentist
Babies need their first dental checkup six months after they cut their first tooth or by age 1, whichever comes first. By then, dentists need to check for tooth decay. Unless the dentist detects a problem, the child shouldn't need another exam for one year, according to University of Washington experts.