Schedule a child's first dental visit between the ages of ten months and one year.
Don't tell your child scary stories about dental visits.
Schedule a morning appointment for children younger than 6 years old when children tend to be rested and cooperative.
Don't relay any anxiety that you might feel about dental visits.
Don't bribe your child to go to the dentist.
Never use the visit as a punishment or threat!
Try to make your child's dental visit an enjoyable outing and experience.
Read child friendly books about dental visits with your child before the appointment.