What to expect at my child’s first appointment?

The first visit to the dentist can be a source of anxiety for both parents and children. However, it is an important step in ensuring your child’s oral health and setting them on the path to a lifetime of good dental habits.

On this page, we’ll walk you through what to expect at your child’s first visit to Children’s Dentistry of Kenosha, and provide tips on how to make the experience as positive and stress-free as possible.

What Happens Before The Appointment?

What Happens During The Appointment?

How To Make The Experience Positive And Stress Free

  • Stay Positive:

    Try to stay positive and upbeat about the appointment, and avoid using negative language or associating the dentist with pain or discomfort.

  • Bring Distractions:

    Bring along distractions such as toys, books, or a tablet to help your child stay calm and focused during the appointment.

  • Reward Good Behavior:

    Consider offering small rewards for good behavior during the appointment, such as a sticker or small toy.

In Conclusion…

The first visit to the Children’s Dentistry of Kenosha can be a positive and stress-free experience with the right preparation and mindset.

By choosing a dentist that is experienced working with children, preparing your child for the appointment, and providing distractions and positive reinforcement, you can help set your child on the path to a lifetime of good oral health.

If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s dental health, be sure to talk to Dr. Jane at your visit.

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  • Loved Children’s Dentistry of Kenosha. Very friendly and welcoming. Knowledgeable staff. My 3 kids really enjoyed the visit.

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  • They are so kind here!!

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  • The staff is so friendly and patient! I saw so many amazing reviews before coming here for my son’s first dental appointment and they did not disappoint! Very impressed!

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