(HealthDay News) -- Baby's first dental visit is very important, even if there is only one tooth.
The American Dental Association explains what should happen at your child's first visit with the dentist:
A careful examination to look for any injuries, cavities or any other problems with your child's mouth or teeth.
An evaluation of your child's risk for tooth decay.
A thorough cleaning of your child's teeth, and suggestions on how to care for teeth daily.
A discussion of your child's use of pacifiers or thumb-sucking, as well as teething.
A plan for any needed treatments.