Abstract or Description:
Two important steps will get your child the best dental care. First, choose the right dental professional for your child. Second, be an active partner in the child's dental health decisions. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, one in five American children aged six to 11 suffers from tooth decay in their permanent (adult) teeth, and 28% of two- to five-year-olds have tooth decay. Pediatric dentist are specially trained for children's unique oral health needs. This publication will offer some questions to ask to choose the right dentist for your child before the visit and questions to ask after your visit.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health