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    Dental Care for Children Directory

    Taking care of your child's teeth is an important part of taking care of their overall health. Cavities and tooth or gum infections can lead to more serious health problems if ignored. Experts recommend that your child's dental care start at 12 months of age, or when their first teeth appear. As your child gets older, he or she should have their teeth professionally examined and cleaned by a dentist every 6 months. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about dental care for children and get tips on how to care for your child's teeth, what to do in a dental emergency, and more.

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    When should you take your child to the dentist? How can you protect against kids' cavities? WebMD asked an expert.

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