Pulling Teeth: 7 Ways to Easy Your Child's Fear of the Dentist

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Find a Dentist Who's Good With Kids
A good dentist really goes a long way when it comes to dental fears. Find someone through recommendations who is good with kids. Usually pediatric ... more 
Photo by: Babble
Find a Dentist Who's Good With Kids
A good dentist really goes a long way when it comes to dental fears. Find someone through recommendations who is good with kids. Usually pediatric dentists are great with kids and have great offices set up.
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Tue, Mar 19, 2013 5:36 PM EDT
Dentist. Just saying that word brings up a lot of anxiety for people. Even for grown adults who have been visiting dentists their whole lives - or avoiding them their whole lives. When it comes to dealing with a child's fear of the dentist can be a difficult thing. We want to teach them the importance of oral care and want their experiences with the dentist to be easier than ours, but it's not easy to watch them get overcome with fear and anxiety. Here are some simple tips on how to help ease the fear your child has of the dentist that will make the process easier on all of you: - By Devan McGuiness



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