How to Calm Kids Who are Scared of the Dentist

kid at the dentist

Many children (and some adults) are scared of the dentist. Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics knows how important it is to find a practice that answers all your questions and makes children feel comfortable and have fun during their visit.

Clark, age 8, visited with a dental hygienist to go over what a dental cleaning entails. Watch this video with your kids, if they, too are anxious.


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Laura is wife to Marty, and mom to Michael (11), Joseph (9) and Anna (5). She spends most of her days juggling working from home, shuffling kids to activities and can usually be found cheering on the boys from the baseball stands. She is born and raised in Kansas City, graduated from KU (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!) and has spent most of her career in advertising sales. She loves big Italian family dinners, trying out new restaurants in Kansas City on a rare date night and can never say no to an impromptu dance party with her kids.