1) True or False: Baby teeth need to be cared for just as much as permanent teeth, even though they will fall out.
True – The baby teeth should be cared for because they help in smiling, speech, chewing food, developing the jaw and holding space for permanent teeth.
a – $1 per tooth
b – $5
c – $3.75
d – $10 in Boca, $5 everywhere else
e – Depends on the zip code.
E – Depends on the zip code.
3) True or False: You should take your child to a pediatric dentist soon after the first tooth appears and no later than his or her first birthday.
True – The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends establishing a dental home by the child’s first birthday.
a – Choose one who puts your child at ease.
b – Choose one you trust.
c – Look for a dentist with strong credentials and rigorous training.
d – Consider visiting the dental office prior to the first visit.
e – All of the above.
E – All of the above.
a – Explain treatment plans to both you and your child before beginning any procedure
b – Discuss fees prior to the procedure
c – Be accessible to you through e-mail, text or cell phone for emergencies or important questions during non-business hours
d – Prepare for each child’s visit the night before the appointment
e – All of the above
E – All of the above
a – Take the cap off the toothpaste
b – Can tie a shoe
c – Go to school for the first time
d – Can solve an algebra equation without any help
B – Can tie a shoe
D – All of the above.