Pediatric Dentistry Resources

For Families

Making children comfortable at the dentist is something that you can help to promote even when you aren’t at the dental office. Choosing words that have a more positive connotation can help to frame an engaging and fun dental visit for your little one. Here are some resources for you to share with you child at home to prepare for a fun experience.

Say This, Not That

To best prepare your child for a trip to the dentist, try to replace these buzz words!

Say This

Not That

Cleaned/Cleaning
Scrape
Wiggled
Yanked/Pulled
Tooth Washer/Hose
Drill
Different/Weird
Shot/Needle
Sleepy Juice
Hurt/Painful/Bad
Tooth Counter
Pokey Thing/Instrument
Tickle/Buzz
Tickle/Buzz

Our Resources

Check out these fun, informative videos to help your child get excited about the dentist, as well as some positive reinforcement ideas for how to best communicate with your child in preparation for their first visit.

Invisalign

Peppa Pig - The Tooth Fairy

Peppa Pig at The Dentist

Meet the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Tooth Defenders

Sesame Street - Healthy Teeth

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