Prepare pre school child or older child for the visit by giving him or her a general idea of what to expect. Explain why it is important to go to the dentist. Make it fun and exciting


If you have dental anxieties, be careful not transfer those fears and dislikes to your child. Children can pick up parents’s anxieties and become anxious themselves


Children below 4 years of age may not be able to sit on their own on dental chair. This is because most 3 year olds are not socially mature enough to separate from parents


4 years, most children should be able to sit separately from parents for exam and treatment procedure