You can make the first visit to the dentist
enjoyable and positive. Your child should be informed of the visit and
told that the dentist and their staff will explain all procedures and
answer any questions. The less to-do concerning the visit, the better.
We invite you to stay with your child during the
initial examination. Parents are welcome in the treatment room; if in
room, we will discuss how you can help us with your child and work as a
During future appointments, we suggest you allow
your child to accompany our staff through the dental experience. We can
usually establish a closer rapport with your child when you are not
present. Our purpose is to gain your child's confidence and overcome
However, if you choose, you may come with your child to
the treatment room. For the safety and privacy of all patients, other
children who are not being treated should remain in the reception room
with a supervising adult.