It familiarizes children with many of the tools and procedures they are likely to encounter during their visit, allowing them to become more comfortable with dentists and oral hygienists. By showing how specific instruments are used to examine or treat them, why they are used, and how they work, this book helps children develop positive attitudes about their visits to the dentist. Children are invited to participate in a section entitled Your Job,” while Points for Parents” offers advice on discussing the book with children. It also suggests activities to do before and after a trip to the dentist to help young patients become comfortable with the visit and procedures. The Dentist and You is illustrated with photographs of children visiting dental offices, and with line drawings.
Easy-to-read book is out to help parents make their children's next visit to the dentist easier and less fearful.--Nzong Ziong"Fresno Bee" (06/03/2002)
A new easy-to-read book is out to help parents make their children's next visit to the dentist easier and less fearful.--Nzong Ziong"Fresno Bee" (06/03/2002)
Parents wanting to prepare their children for their first visit to the dentist will appreciate The Dentist and You.--Nancy Cohen"Resource Links" (10/01/2002)
Reassuring in its presentation ... Reading this book may allow children to sleep the week before their appointment.--Christine A. Moesch"School Library Journal" (06/01/2002)