How to Cope with Your Toddler’s Stress at the Pediatric Dentist Appointment

Worried about that first, dreaded pediatric dentist appointment for your infant? We know appointments can cause fear in children and stress for you. So we’ve done everything we can to make the process as worry-free possible.

Care Dogs

Sister and Sugar are our office pets. They provide unbelievable comfort to our littlest patients during a pediatric dentist appointment. As a result, fear is quickly turned into laughter and smiles.

TVs above our treatment chairs

A favorite cartoon character voice can probably ease your child’s worries. Patients view their favorite show on our digital televisions from their treatment chairs. They are mounted to the ceilings above them.

Playtime while you wait

Take their minds off the anxiety of the pediatric dentist appointment with the iPads on the walls of our treatment area. Divert their attention to being creative. In addition, older kids can play video games for additional distraction.

Rewards for making it

Pick a treat out of the treat machine after a treatment or examination.

In conclusion, if you are seeking pediatric dental care and live in the Alabaster, Calera, Helena, Hoover, and Pelham, AL areas, Medplex Pediatric Dentistry is proud to treat you. It is recommended that children have their first pediatric dental appointment by age 1. Good hygiene habits start early.

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