The first visit for a child is recommended by age 12 months. Dr. Mac will evaluate eruption, check the child’s bite, address any oral habits, and determine caries risk. Depending on behavior and age (typically age 3) some childrenwill get x-rays and receive a cleaning and fluoride treatment. It is recommended that children visit the dentist every 6 months. The patient and their parents will also receive nutritional counseling as well as tips and tricks to properly care for a young child’s teeth.