Baby teeth need care, too.

Take your child to the dentist by age 1.

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child should go to the dentist within six months of getting the first tooth – and no later than the first birthday. An early visit to the dentist can set the foundation for a lifetime of great oral health.

Learn more about preparing your child for a lifetime of smiles.

About Delta Dental of Missouri

Delta Dental of Missouri is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) organization with a social mission to improve oral health in the communities we serve. Delta Dental of Missouri accomplishes this mission by expanding oral health education and awareness, and increasing access to oral health care. Through numerous programs and initiatives, such as Dentist By 1 and the Land of Smiles®, Delta Dental of Missouri touches tens of thousands of lives each year.

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