The Burden of Oral Disease: Early Childhood, February 9, 2017

(2017) The Burden of Oral Disease: Early Childhood, February 9, 2017. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Children can begin experiencing oral disease as soon as their first tooth erupts.1-2 Because of this, early oral health care is necessary to maintain optimal health and well being. Many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, recommend that a child see a dentist by his or her first birthday or approximately six months after the eruption of the first tooth.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Public Health, Oral Health, Children, Early Childhood
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Dental care
ID Code: 31543
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 26 Mar 2020 13:57
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2020 13:57
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31543