Defects in the quantity or quality of enamel (outer tooth coating) that occur during the development of baby teeth indicate a risk for enamel defects in the adult teeth.* This, screening, and the early detection of tooth decay, are important reasons to take baby for a dental check up by his/her first birthday.^
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^AAPD. Policy on Early Childhood Caries (ECC): Classifications, Consequences and Preventive Strategies (2011)