Do you have a child that is fearful of the dentist? Is it an overwhelming task to bring them in for their routine dental visits? Many children do not like or are afraid of the dentist. Yet, routine dental care and regular visits with the family dentist are very important, especially to a young child. Keep these tips in mind when it comes time to bring your child in for their dental checkup exam.
Prepare them ahead of time
Some parents may attempt to surprise their child of their upcoming dental visit to prevent fear and excessive complaining. However, it may actually be more beneficial to prepare your child ahead of time. Allow them to plan for and understand their upcoming visit. Let them schedule the appointment on the calendar and inform you of its upcoming date. Not only wi
We’re willing to bet that you rate going to the dentist at the top of the list of your least favorite things to do. We don’t blame you, going to the dentist is not always a walk in the park, but having teeth (and preferably in good shape) is probably a part of life that you particularly enjoy and paying a visit to your dentist every six months or so is an important part of keeping those teeth you love.
While we consider how much you enjoy your teeth, for your further enjoyment, we’ve put together a list of six random facts that you probably didn’t know about general dental care:
- If you like it then you shouldn’t put a lid on it.
Some people prefer to enclose their toothbrushes to prote