Quality dental care is essential for a child’s well-being. The research supports our view: Cavities are the single most common chronic disease among children. Untreated decay affects 19.5% of 2 to 5 year olds and 22.9% of 6 to 19 year olds. Dental disease can affect a child’s life, from eating and sleeping, to school performance and self-esteem.
That’s why it’s so important for children to see a dentist.
Give your child a lifetime of smiles – start early! Children should be seen by age one or when their first tooth comes in. And, fortunately for you, most HDS plans cover the important services your child needs from a dentist:
Review your benefits carefully to see what services your plan covers. Here’s to your little one’s healthy, growing grin!