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