How to Prepare Your Child for His or Her First Dental Appointment

03 Oct How to Prepare Your Child for His or Her First Dental Appointment

teeth health smile dentistChildren who are prepared for their first meeting with a dentist are more likely to care for their teeth and gums as they grow older. However, it is also the responsibility of the parent to make certain that this experience goes as smoothly as possible.

Here are some worthwhile suggestions to keep in mind:

– Become a role model to foster proper at-home dental care.

– Use toys to mimic the dental appointment.

– Remain calm and keep smiling during the visit.

“Talking to your child about what will happen during their appointment can help them become more familiar with the experience.

Learn more:

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Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.