Now that your baby's teeth are on their way in, it's time to start taking care of them. Even though this set will only be around for a short time, their health is essential to your baby's gums and those future permanent teeth. Make sure your baby's new teeth get the best care. Here are some practical tips.
Q. Before taking our 3-year-old to her first dental appointment, we read books to her about what to expect. Nevertheless, she screamed and fought. I wanted to take her home, but our family dentist insisted she wasn't in pain and we should hold her down in the chair. Was that the right thing to do?