As a parent, you have the unique pleasure of reading with your child. The books you pick can provide a wealth of information to your child. By picking books about the dentist, you provide your child with the acceptance and knowledge of what the dentist is all about.
They know what to expect there, and how important a dentist is to their life. As adults, when we want to know more, we research. For kids, the best option they have is that research being read to them in the form of engaging books and fun stories.
The Perks of Reading to Your Child About the Dentist
Young children are quite literally sponges. They want to absorb everything they possibly can. The more you read to them, the more they get out of the experience. Your child can take a book that may seem silly to us, and make it into a fun experience they will build other experiences off of.
When you make the dentist fun, your child will look forward to going and getting their teeth extra clean. Your child will better understand the impact of optimal oral health, and can then set their own personal goals. Making the dentist an approachable friend brings a new possibility of health into your child's life.
When you take the time to read to your child, you invite the dentist into your child's life with open arms. Your child won't struggle with fear, like many adults currently do. They will take their oral health seriously, and they will be better prepared for taking care of their teeth now, and into the future.
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