The importance of taking your child to the dentist regularly

Antonio Cardenas, DDS, a pediatric dentist with UTHealth Houston and UT Dentists discusses scheduling your child’s yearly dental visit and why it’s important to maintain a healthy smile.

Antonio Cardenas, DDS, a pediatric dentist with UTHealth Houston and UT Dentists, shared the importance of yearly dental visits and maintaining a healthy smile.

Cardenas offered these recommendations:

  • Children three and under should see a dentist every three months to ensure baby teeth are coming in properly.
  • Once all baby teeth are in, kids should visit a dentist twice yearly.
  • Cavities are a big concern for children. Cavities are completely avoidable. To avoid cavities, brush and floss regularly, avoid sugar in excess and visit a dentist regularly.

For more of his insights, watch the video at the top of the page.

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