As parents, you should take your baby to the dentist for the first dental check-up within 6 months after his/her first tooth appears.Subsequently, he/she should go for regular check-ups every 6 to 12 months. The reasons are:

If the first tooth does not come through within 16 to 18 months after birth, parents should take their child to a dentist for an oral examination.

Preparing for your child's first dental check-up:

Last revision date: 18 January 2012