4 tip on making kids visit to the dentist fun

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With your help, dental visits can be a positive – even fun – experience for your kids. As parents, you can help us make their next visit a successful one by working with us to accomplish this goal! Have you ever wondered endlessly how to make dental visits with your kids bearable? Did you ever hope to make it fun too? The truth is that this is not impossible. Dental visits can be a fun and educational experience for your kids.

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4 tip on making kids visit to the dentist fun

  1. 1. 4 Tips On Making DentalVisits Fun For Your Kids
  2. 2. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comHow to make dental visits easy for your kids?• With your help, dental visits can be apositive – even fun – experience for yourkids.The St James Dental Group
  3. 3. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comHow to make dental visits easy for your kids?• Our staff will spend time with your kids tohelp them feel comfortable and understandwhat they can expect.The St James Dental Group
  4. 4. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comHelp make the visit a successful one• As parents, you can help us make their nextvisit a successful one by working with us toaccomplish this goal!The St James Dental Group
  5. 5. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comLet us make it fun• Have you ever wondered endlessly howto make dental visits with your kidsbearable? Did you ever hope to make itfun too?The St James Dental Group
  6. 6. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comVisits can be fun and educational• The truth is that this is not impossible.Dental visits can be a fun and educationalexperience for your kids.The St James Dental Group
  7. 7. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comMaking children comfortable• The dental staff are trained to make yourchildren comfortable. They understandwhat you are going through and are readyto meet your expectations.The St James Dental Group
  8. 8. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comThe success lies in you• However, the success of your kid’s dentalvisits still lies in your hands. You will need towork closely with the staff and the doctorand aim to make your kid’s dental visits asuccess.The St James Dental Group
  9. 9. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comWhere to start?• Be positive• This means that you have to make your kidfeel that going to the dentist is a good thing.As much as possible, don’t answer questionsyou are not sure of the answer.The St James Dental Group
  10. 10. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comUse positive words• Use positive wordslike fun, easy, play,prizes, when you dotalk to your kid andanswer any of theirquestions. Beconsistently fun, softspoken and playful.The St James Dental Group
  11. 11. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comEducate your child• Also try to educate your child on theimportance of proper oral hygiene and howwe can help them have healthy teeth andgums by giving them the dental care theyneed.The St James Dental Group
  12. 12. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comNever say words indicating pain• In relation to being positive, you need toavoid at all cost, words that will indicate toyour child that they may experience anypain or discomfort.The St James Dental Group
  13. 13. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comDon’t want to make them scared• You don’t want to make them scared beforetheir dental visit. Don’t use words such aspain, needle, shot or hurt. You don’t wantyour kids to be anxious about the visit.The St James Dental Group
  14. 14. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comBe extravagant with your praise• After the visit, praise your child. Highlightthe positive points of the visit and the funyou have together.The St James Dental Group
  15. 15. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comNever ask questions that negate the experienceQuestions such as “Are you okay?” or “Did ithurt?” or “Were you scared?” as these canonly mean that the experience was somethinghurtful and your child will see it as somethingto be scared about. This will make dental visitsin the future scary for your child.The St James Dental Group
  16. 16. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comYou have to feel at ease• You have to feel at ease with the visits too.You really don’t know how your child thinksabout anesthesia. They may think thatnumb tongue or lip is a good thing and thatit may be fun.The St James Dental Group
  17. 17. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comReassure them• But if you see that they are uncomfortableabout it, then reassure them that it’s justsleeping right now and it will wake up soonand the feeling will go away.The St James Dental Group
  18. 18. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comGive positive feedback• One very important thing is to give positivefeedback with your own experience to thedentist. Never say anything negative in frontof your child about going to the dentist. Forexample, never say “I hate going to thedentist” or “It hurt” …The St James Dental Group
  19. 19. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comHow to describe dental words to your child:1. Instead of a cavity or decay , say “bug inyour tooth” or “a sick tooth”2. Instead of injection or shot, say “Sleepyjuice for your tooth”The St James Dental Group
  20. 20. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comHow to describe dental words to your child:1. Instead of drilling, say “clean the sugarbugs out of your tooth”2. Instead of filling, say “will put a silver starin your tooth” if the filling is amalgam. Ifit’s a white filling, say “white star”The St James Dental Group
  21. 21. http://www.dentistcudahyca.comAsk a professional4 Tips On Making DentalVisits Fun For Your KidsThe St James Dental Group323-771-7254Contact Ushttp://www.dentistcudahyca.comThank You!

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