Contact your nearest practice offering NHS care
Alternatively, children can see the dentist or paediatric dentist (a dentist specialising in treating children) on a private basis.
When should children first visit the dentist?
You should start taking your little one to the dentist after their first milk tooth appears. Their dentist will look out for any oral health concerns and can advise how to avoid tooth decay.
To book your child’s first dental visit, contact your local practice.
Advice for every stage of childhood
Encouraging good oral hygiene habits early on won’t only help dentist visits run smoothly, it can set your child’s smile up for a bright and healthy future. But there’s more to it than brushing for two minutes, twice a day.
Our handy guides can help you every step of the way. Find out the facts for your child’s age group and access tips about caring for their smile.
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