FAQ When should a pregnant woman have a dental check-up? The Luxembourg government advises pregnant women to have one dental check-up during pregnancy, preferably before the fifth month. We also recommend a check-up before a possible pregnancy in order to be able to perform the necessary treatments without exposing the baby to risks. When should I take my child to the dentist for the first time? The first dental check-up should be done as soon as the first tooth erupts. Is it necessary to treat baby teeth? Of course, it is. Good dental health depends directly on the condition of the primary dentition. If my child falls and knocks his/her teeth out, what should I do? It is necessary to go immediately to the dentist, and in the case of fracture or loss of a dental piece, put it in milk or saliva while going to the dentist's office. How often should I have a dental check-up? It depends on each case, but the ideal is to visit every 6 months. Does teeth whitening wear away a layer of my enamel? Teeth whitening performed by a dentist, in the cases suitable for it, does not wear down the enamel. Can I have cavities in implants? No. Can I have cavities in teeth with fillings? Yes. Are implants for life? Nothing lasts forever, but depending on your age, they could last the rest of your life.