Struggling to Help Your Child Cope With Pediatric Dental Exams? 4 Stress-Relieving Tips
To a small child, unfamiliar places often frighten and confuse. When the space is filled with strange adults, bulky machinery, and occasional whirring noises from dental drills, children may be distraught and difficult to soothe. For parents with small children, visits to the dentist can require them to use some combination of cajoling and stern warnings of timeouts or naps to allow the dentist time to complete their examination or treatment.