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How to Prepare Your Child for Their First Dentist Appointment

Teaching children at an early age the importance of oral hygiene can start them on the path to maintaining healthy, clean teeth. Part of the process is visiting the dentist, as only a dentist can thoroughly examine the mouth, making sure all teeth and gums are healthy and in good care. However, most children find the dentist to be a scary place, as it is an unfamiliar place with big machinery that look as if they could inflict a fair amount of pain. While the dentist is not harmful, convincing