LIVE VIDEO: WTLV Live Video_1    Watch
 
LIVE VIDEO: First Coast News at Noon    Watch
 

Preventing childhood tooth decay

11:35 AM, May 31, 2013   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +
  • FILED UNDER

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- As a parent, you think about when your child should start visiting a dentist.

Tooth decay is a leading chronic childhood disease, according to the centers for disease control and prevention -- and it's almost entirely preventable.

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children be seen by a dentist between the ages of three and nine months.The child's first visit should be scheduled no later than their first birthday.

First Coast News

Most Watched Videos