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Reading about Going to the Dentist Can Help Ease Dental Fears

Posted on 9/20/2018 by Fariba Mutschler
Reading about Going to the Dentist Can Help Ease Dental FearsPreventing and alleviating your child's fear that he or she may have about going to the dentist is an important step in the journey to good oral health. Our staff wants to help you make your child's visit to the dentist an adventure, not a chore.

Our lobby is stocked with many children's books that you are welcome to read to your child while you wait, or if you'd like to visit your local library, we'll provide you with a list of titles you can check out. There are many books out there that will help you and your child explore the world of oral health.

Top Children's Books About Dentistry

•  Just Going To The Dentist by Mercer Mayer. If you're a fan of the Little Monsters, you'll appreciate how Little Critter handles his visit to the dentist. X-rays, cleaning and cavities are all handled very bravely by Little Critter.
•  The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist by Stan and Jan Berenstain. Mama, Papa, Brother and Sister Bear all head to the dentist together in this Berenstain adventure.
•  The Tooth Book by Dr. Seuss. True to form, lots of rhyming and fun as Dr. Seuss takes a whimsical journey through the Tooth Book.
•  Curious George Visits the Dentist by H.A Rey. Poor little George bites into a fake apple and that hurts his tooth! Go along with George and the man with the yellow hat as they visit the dentist.
•  Clifford's Loose Tooth by Wendy Cheyette Lewison. Everyone's favorite big red dog has a loose tooth!
•  A Day In the Life of a Dentist by Heather Adamson. This non-fiction book follows a dentist through a typical work day.

This is just to name a few! Of course, we're always happy to help you make your child's visit to us less stressful, so give us a call today and ask for any additional tips from our friendly staff. Happy reading!
My daughter was a little nervous to have her dental work done but everyone in the office was super friendly and very reassuring and that helped her nervousness go away. Thanks for the excellent dental experience. ~ Lilyana G.

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