The first trip to the dentist for a child can be a fearful experience. A new environment with funny reclining chairs and bright lights, with people looking in your mouth is enough to frighten anyone. As a parent, there are things you can do to prepare your child. This article gives 5 tips to help prevent fear for kids at the dental office.
By Dr. Chris
The past generations, the child’s first dental visit was usually around the time when grade school was started; there were lots of dental cavities found, trauma, or some other related issue that needed an evaluation. Reasons for this was due to the hesitation of some dentists to see children,
Published by the American Dental Association
Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food, speak and have a good-looking smile. What’s more, a good diet is essential for a child’s growth and development. Almost all foods, including milk or vegetables, have some type of sugar, which can contribute to tooth decay.
It’s Sunday night, and it’s bath time. The weekend was fun. There were birthday parties attended, movies watched, and games played. You think to yourself as a parent – time for the four B’s… bath, brush, book, bed. Excitement runs over you. Completing the four B’s means time to yourself.
Imagine this scenario.