There are a few tips and tricks that can help reduce or prevent your child’s fear of the dentist:
– Take your child for their first trip to the dentist within 6 months of their first teeth erupting, and no later than 1 year old.
– Use positive reinforcement by rewarding good behaviour at the dentist.
– Take your child to a dentist that specialises in treating children as they will be experienced at putting children at ease.
“A quick meet-and-greet with your child’s dentist can go a long way toward easing his or her fear or anxiety.”
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