The reason why most dentists recommend visiting them every 6 months is so that potential problems or ailments can be caught early and dealt with before they become extremely difficult and costly to tackle.
According to the Canadian Dental Association, assessments of infants by a dentist are encouraged either within the 6 months following the eruption of the first tooth, or before a child is one year of age.
Surprisingly, 7 out of every 10 Canadians will develop a form of gum disease in their lifetime. Gum disease is the most common dental problem and it is extremely important to prevent it before it occurs. Luckily, it can be very easy to prevent it.