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Dental Anxiety in children

Dental Anxiety in children

Children’s dentistry •Going to the dentist for some children can be stressful! SIGNS YOUR CHILD MAY BE ANXIOUS •Change in behaviour – irritability, restlessness, tension, crying •Increase in heart rate •Avoidance •Obsessive tendencies •Shaking or trembling •At Smile Care Dentists we use the Tell-Show-Do technique This is where we tell the child what we are going to do, show them, then do it. •We will show the child around the room and the way things…

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Children’s dental health for parents

Many parents have a tough time judging how much dental care their kids need. They know they want to prevent cavities, but they don’t always know the best way to do so. Here are some tips and guidelines. Teeth begin to form in the second trimester of pregnancy. At birth, your baby has 20 primary teeth, some of which are fully developed in the jaw. Good oral health for your child should begin even before…

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