Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Quick Tips on Easy Dental Visits for Kids

With April being Dental Health Month kids can be fussy about a lot of things...particularly the dreaded visit to the dentist. It’s important to encourage oral care at an early age, but how do you get kids there without a fight? 
: Educate kids on the importance of going to the dentist
Role Play: Familiarity and understanding routine procedures help kids get comfortable with their appointments
Choose the Right Dental Office: A hygienist who knows how to work with children and has a sincere interest in creating a pleasant experience really helps ease anxiety
Plan an Introduction: Have your child meet their hygienist prior to their first visit, to create a positive memory with them
Positive Reinforcement: Using praise or fun words and phrases can help improve the dental experience
Follow these fuss free tips and your little one will be smiling all the way to the dental office: Dental Hygienists are the frontline in patient care and are responsible for many patient procedures, playing an essential role in the oral well-being of both adults and children.

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