Preparing Your Child For the Dentist


Pediatric Dentist O'Fallon, ILIf you have a child who is afraid of going to the dentist, you are not alone. Let’s face it; there are many adults that find the dental office to be an intimidating environment. The sights, sounds and even smell of a dental office can create anxiety in many patients. At Soft Touch Dentistry, we go out of our way to change the way kids (and adults) view dental care. Our office environment is comfortable, inviting and includes a variety of kid-friendly amenities. However, your child’s anxiety can be significantly lowered if you prepare them for the dentist in the right way. How you speak to your child about his or her upcoming appointment is more important than you may think.  Once you’ve arrived at our office, we will gladly take it from there. (more…)